North Adams, MA- The MCLA Women's Soccer program released their 2018 schedule this morning and the Trailblazers will be tested early as they open with five straight road games to ring in the new season. The Trailblazers open play on Friday, August 31st at Nichols College.
The road trip continues on September 4th at St. Joseph (CT) and then again at Sage on Friday the 7th. A non league matchup at Castleton awaits on September 12th before the Trailblazers enter MASCAC play on September 15th at Worcester State.
MCLA finally opens up at Shewcraft field on Thursday, September 20th hosting Bay Path. That begins a four match homestand that also features defending MASCAC champion Westfield State (9/22), SVC (9/25), and concludes with Mass. Maritime (9/28).
Deb Raber's troops will then head to Cobleskill as they ring in October and then continue on to battle Framingham State on the 6th. The Trailblazers will host Northern Vermont-Johnson on the 9th before taking on Fitchburg State on the 12th at home. SUNY Poly comes to North Adams on the 16th prior to MCLA heading to Salem State for a rematch of the MASCAC quarterfinals on October 20th.
A road to trip to Rivier on October 24th begins the program's final week of the regular season which concludes with a senior day matchup against Bridgewater State on the 27th.
Last season, MCLA went 3-13 and were 2-5 in league play. They fell to Salem State 2-1 in the MASCAC Quarterfinals.