POUGHKEEPSIE, New York – The Marist men's soccer team and head coach Matt Viggiano have announced the regular season schedule for 2017.
The Red Foxes will open play on the brand new field turf in Tenny Stadium at Leonindoff Field with a matchup against the Great Danes of the University of Albany on Aug. 25th (7 PM).
Four days later, Marist opens a six game non-conference road trip at the Hartwick Hawks (7 PM) before travelling to Hartford (Sept. 2nd, 7 PM), American (Sept. 7th, 7 PM), Rhode Island (Sept. 10th, 7 PM), Fordham (Sept. 13th, 7 PM) and then finishing up at Army West Point (Sept. 17th, 7 PM).
Following the extended road trip, the Red Foxes return home and wrap up non-conference play against the St. Bonaventure Bonnies on Sept. 24th (1 PM).
Marist opens Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference play, hosting the Saint Peter's Peacocks on Sept. 27th (7 PM). They then alternate between away and home games over the next four games, playing at Manhattan (Sept. 30th, 2 PM), vs. Fairfield (Oct. 4th, 7 PM), at Iona (Oct. 7th, 2 PM) and vs. Monmouth (Oct. 11th, 7 PM).
The Red Foxes playing three of their final five games on the road, travelling to Niagara (Oct. 18th, 4 PM) and Quinnipiac (Oct. 21st, TBA) before returning home for a matchup with Canisius on Oct. 25th (4 PM). Marist then heads to Rider for its final road game on Oct. 28th (TBA) before wrapping up the regular season at home vs Siena on Nov. 1st (7 PM).
The 2017 MAAC Championships will be held on Nov 5th, 9th and 12th with the top six teams in the conference qualifying. The first and second seeds will receive byes and the quarterfinal round will be played between the four lower seeded teams on Nov 5th at the higher seeded campus site. The semi-finals (Nov. 9th) and the final (Nov. 12th) will be played at the campus site of the number one overall seed.