Plymouth State Men's Soccer releases 2019 schedule
PLYMOUTH, N.H. – The Plymouth State University men's soccer team has announced its complete schedule for the 2019 season. The Panthers kick off the 15-game schedule, which includes an eight-game Little East Conference (LEC) slate, on Monday, Sept. 2.
Leading the Charge:
- Head coach Rob Wright will patrol the sidelines for his 18th season. He has led PSU to LEC postseason berths eight times, with the Panthers winning (or sharing) the LEC regular season title in 2003, 2006 and 2015.
- Monday, Sept. 2 vs. New England College – Season / Home opener
- Saturday, Sept. 28 at UMass Dartmouth – LEC opener
- Saturday, Oct. 5 vs. UMass Boston – Homecoming
- Tuesday, Oct. 8 at Endicott
- Wednesday, Oct. 16 at Keene State – Rivalry game
- Saturday, Nov. 2 vs. Eastern Connecticut – Senior Day
Strength of Schedule:
- Endicott finished last season ranked eighth in the New England region.
- Eight home games
- Seven road games
- LEC Tournament – Nov. 5, 7 & 9
- PSU finished 1-5-2 in the conference last year to miss out on the postseason. The Panthers last appeared in the LEC Tournament in 2015, when they finished tied for the regular season title and advanced to the semifinal round.
- Eastern Connecticut won the regular season title with a 7-1-0 mark a year ago, but were knocked out of the LEC Tournament by fourth-seeded WestConn, which went on to win the LEC championship.
- The winner of the six-team LEC Tournament will earn the conference's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
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