ANGOLA, Ind. -- The Trine women's team has released its 2017 schedule, the team announced today.
Highlighting the schedule are two home matches in Shive Field and Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium. The Thunder open the season under the lights Friday, Sep. 1 against Manchester at 7 p.m. The team will also open MIAA play with a night match against Albion on Sep. 9, with kick-off of that match also set for 7 p.m. A pregame tailgate, activities and giveaways are among the attractions fans can expect at these two matches.
The non-conference slate also includes a home match against Earlham on Sep. 5. Trine will travel to face Illinois Tech and Anderson (Ind.) in non-conference action. The Thunder battled both of its road opponents to draws last season.
The MIAA portion of the schedule opens with the aforementioned match against Albion. League action includes two matches against every conference foe, with one coming at home and the other on the road. Trine will host three consecutive home matches Sep. 17-24 when the team hosts Kalamazoo, Calvin and Saint Mary's. The final home match comes Saturday, Oct. 28 against Alma.
The Thunder finished last season 4-12-2 with a young roster that showed a lot of promise. Eighty-two percent of the team's scoring last season came from freshman. Midfielder Gigi Jarratt (Valparaiso, Ind. / Valparaiso) earned All-MIAA Second Team honors.
The complete schedule is listed below. The schedule can also be viewed HERE.
|Sep. 1||MANCHESTER^||7 p.m.|
|Sep. 3||Illinois Tech||7 p.m.|
|Sep. 5||EARLHAM||4 p.m.|
|Sep. 7||Anderson (Ind.)||7 p.m.|
|Sep. 9||ALBION*^||7 p.m.|
|Sep. 11||Adrian*||7 p.m.|
|Sep. 14||Olivet*||4 p.m.|
|Sep. 17||KALAMAZOO*||12 p.m.|
|Sep. 19||CALVIN*||4 p.m.|
|Sep. 24||SAINT MARY'S*||1 p.m.|
|Sep. 26||Alma*||4 p.m.|
|Sep. 30||HOPE*||12 p.m.|
|Oct. 7||Albion*||4:30 p.m.|
|Oct. 10||ADRIAN*||4 p.m.|
|Oct. 14||OLIVET*||12 p.m.|
|Oct. 18||Kalamazoo*||7 p.m.|
|Oct. 21||Calvin*||12 p.m.|
|Oct. 24||Saint Mary's*||7 p.m.|
|Oct. 28||ALMA*||12 p.m.|
|Oct. 30||Hope*||5 p.m.|
^ - denotes match held at Shive Field and Fred Zollner Athletic Stadium
* - denotes MIAA match
ALL CAPS - denotes home match