CASTINE, Maine – The 2018 Maine Maritime Academy men's soccer schedule has been announced.
The Mariners will open up their 2018 campaign on Friday, August 31 when they travel to take on the University of New England at 7:30 pm, before hosting Southern Maine on Wednesday, September for their home opener at 6:00 pm.
Maine Maritime will head to Norwich University to take on both the Cadets and SUNY Maritime on Friday, September 7 and Saturday, September 8.
The Mariners will open up a new era of North Atlantic Conference (NAC) play on Saturday, September 15 at UMaine-Farmington before hosting UMaine-Machias for a non-conference battle on Wednesday, September 19. The squad will travel to SUNY Canton on Saturday, September 22 and Husson University on Tuesday, September 25 before finishing up the season on a eight-game home stand.
Maine Maritime will host Lyndon State College on Saturday, September 29 as part of Homecoming Weekend, before hosting three non-conference opponents Bates College on Wednesday, October 3, UMaine-Fort Kent on Monday, October 8 and Unity College on Tuesday, October 9.
The Mariners will welcome UMaine-Presque Isle to Ritchie Field on Saturday, October 13 for a NAC matchup before hosting NESCAC's Colby College on Tuesday, October 16.
The team will end regular season play with meetings against Johnson State College on Saturday, October 23 and a 2017 NAC Quarterfinal rematch against Thomas College on Tuesday, October 23.
Last season the Mariners went 5-10-3 overall and 3-4-2 to clinch the sixth seed in the NAC Tournament. Maine Maritime upset the third-seeded Thomas College Terriers 2-1, in the NAC Quarterfinals to advance to the NAC Semifinals, where they fell to the second seed, Colby Sawyer College, 4-3.
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