Northwestern Women's Soccer 2020 Schedule Announced

April 03, 2020 9:23am

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The Northwestern College women's soccer team released its schedule for the upcoming 2020 fall season. The 17-game slate features five non-conference and 12 GPAC matches; the Red Raiders will play six of their matches at home, 11 on the road. Three of their final four games will be in Orange City.

The Red Raiders open the 2020 season with four consecutive road games, beginning with matches against Ottawa (Kan.) and Avila (Mo.). Games against Mid-America Christian and Hannibal La-Grange follow before they begin GPAC play with their home opener against College of Saint Mary on Sept. 16. Road dates against Briar Cliff, Morningside and Concordia are next and Northwestern then returns home to play Mount Marty at the close of September. The Red Raiders October schedule has road matches against Jamestown, Dakota Wesleyan, Waldorf (non-conference) and #20 Hastings; home games include #15 / defending GPAC Champion Midland, Presentation (Senior Day), Dordt and Doane. The GPAC Tournament is Nov. 4, 7 and 12.

The Red Raider opponents for the 2020 season have an overall win percentage of 44% (137-155-18); two teams, Midland (#15) and Hastings (#20) finished the season ranked. Northwestern will play teams from five different conferences; GPAC, KCAC, North Star, Sooner and American Midwest. The Red Raiders finished the 2019 season tied for seventh in the GPAC at 6-6, 9-9-1 overall.