SEWANEE, Tenn. - Head Coach Tony Pacella and the Sewanee men's soccer coaching staff have announced its 2017 schedule.
The Tigers begin the 2017 campaign with five consecutive matches away from Sewanee. The road trip begins with two matches at the Birmingham-Southern Labor Day Classic. Sewanee will play Guilford on Friday, Sept. 1 and Randolph on Saturday, Sept. 2.
After the weekend in Birmingham, Ala., the Tigers will take on rival Covenant for a midweek showdown on Wednesday, Sept. 6.
The season-opening road swing concludes with a trip to Fayetteville, N.C., where the Purple and Gold will take on Marymount (Sept. 9) and host Methodist (Sept. 10).
The Tigers' home opener will be Wednesday, Sept. 13 with a matchup with Emory, scheduled for 5 p.m.
The homestand concludes on Saturday, Sept. 16 against Fisk for a 4 p.m. kick.
Wednesday, Sept. 20 will have the Tigers at Demorest, Ga. to take on Piedmont, but the Purple and Gold will return home on the following Saturday, Sept. 23, to open Southern Athletic Association (SAA) play against Berry. Kickoff is slated for noon.
Sewanee's final non-conference matchup will be in Montgomery, Ala. against Huntingdon on Sept. 26.
On Saturday, Sept. 30, the Tigers return to the mountain to resume SAA play with Oglethorpe at 6:30 p.m.
As the calendar shifts to October, the Tigers will return to Birmingham for a matchup with Birmingham-Southern at Oct. 6 before travelling to Jackson, Miss. to take on Millsaps on Oct. 8.
The final home games of the 2017 season will occur on Friday, Sept. 13 with Hendrix and Sunday, Sept. 15 with Rhodes. Game times will be at 7:30 p.m. and 2:30 p.m., respectively.
The regular season concludes with a contest at Centre on Oct. 21.
The 2017 SAA Tournament begins on Saturday, Oct. 28 with the quarterfinals. The quarterfinals will be hosted by the higher seeds. The semifinals and championship of the Tournament will be hosted by the highest remaining seed.
Head coach Pacella enters his fourth season at the helm of the men's soccer program and is 18-32-6 in his career as a head coach. Last season, the mark of 7-10-2 is the best in the Pacella era.
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