SEWANEE, Tenn. - Announced by 11th-year head coach Patrick Johnston, the 2019 Sewanee women's soccer schedule has been announced. 15 matches are on the slate for the season, eight at Puett Field.
Sewanee will start the season on the road with a contest at Emory on Aug. 30.
The Tigers' home opener takes place on Sept. 4 with a midweek battle with Covenant.
The conference opener begins with Berry on Sept. 28 at home.
The Purple and Gold will face two new opponents in 2019: Alabama-Huntsville and Dalton State (Ga.).
Sewanee will have two opponents that they have not faced in recent years. Sewanee and Emory & Henry will play for the first time since 2010 and Washington & Lee is on the schedule for the first time since 2012.
The team will have three chances to reclaim a series lead, as they are tied with Covenant, Washington & Lee and Berry in their respective season series.
The 2019 Southern Athletic Association (SAA) Tournament begins Nov. 2 with quarterfinal matches hosted by the top-four schools in the standings. The semifinals and championship, scheduled for Nov. 8 and 10, will be hosted by the highest remaining seed.
Sewanee finished with a 6-11-2 mark in the 2018 season and a quarterfinalist in the SAA Tournament.
Head coach Patrick Johnston enters his 11th season at the helm of the women's soccer program, recording a 92-73-14 overall record.
Below are the all-time series records:
|Emory||Emory leads, 25-2-2|
|Covenant||Series tied, 6-6|
|Hanover||Hanover leads, 4-0|
|Emory & Henry||E&H leads, 1-0|
|Washington & Lee||Series tied, 2-2|
|Agnes Scott||Sewanee leads, 20-1|
|Berry||Series tied, 7-7|
|Dalton State||First Meeting|
|Oglethorpe||Sewanee leads, 29-2|
|Rhodes||Rhodes leads, 20-13-2|
|Hendrix||Sewanee leads, 23-4-2|
|Millsaps||Sewanee leads, 29-3-1|
|Birmingham-Southern||BSC leads, 7-6|
|Centre||Centre leads, 17-14-2|
The schedule for the team can be viewed below, subject to change.
2019 Women's Soccer Schedule
|Fri. 30||at Emory||L, 2-1||Final - OT|
|Wed. 4||vs. Covenant||T, 1-1||Final - 2OT|
|Sun. 8||vs. Hanover||L, 1-0||Final|
|Fri. 13||at Emory & Henry||W, 4-2||Final|
|Sun. 15||at Washington and Lee||L, 3-0||Final|
|Wed. 18||at Alabama Huntsville||L, 5-3||Final|
|Sat. 21||vs. Agnes Scott||W, 6-0||Final|
|Sat. 28||vs. Berry *||T, 0-0||Final - 2OT|
|Tue. 1||vs. Dalton State||W, 2-1||Final|
|Sat. 5||vs. Oglethorpe *||W, 4-0||Final|
|Fri. 11||vs. Rhodes *||L, 1-0||Final|
|Sun. 13||vs. Hendrix *||Senior Day||W, 4-0||Final|
|Fri. 18||at Millsaps *||W, 2-0||Final|
|Sun. 20||at Birmingham Southern *||W, 3-1||Final|
|Sat. 26||at #11/6 Centre *||L, 5-0||Final|
|Sun. 3||vs. (6) Hendrix %||SAA Conference Tournament - Quarterfinals||W, 2-0||Final|
|Fri. 8||vs. (2) Rhodes % @ Danville, Ky. (Centre)||SAA Conference Tournament - Semifinals||L, 3-0||Final|