Hofstra Men’s Soccer Sets 2017 Schedule

Hofstra Men's Soccer head coach Richard Nuttall. Photo: Hofstra Univ.

The Hofstra Men’s Soccer team’s 2017 schedule includes a season-opening road trip against three college powerhouses before returning home to face local rivals St. John’s and Stony Brook.

In late August, the Pride will visit Penn State, the University of Maryland and the University of Virginia on August 25, August 28, and August 31 respectively.

Maryland entered the 2016 NCAA Tournament as the top seed, finishing fourth in the RPI. When the teams met last season, the Terrapins came into the game ranked No. 1, marking the first time in program history the Pride had taken on the nation’s top team. Maryland won the match 2-1.

The team then returns to the New York area and will face St. John’s in Queens on September 5 before playing its home opener September 9 against Long Island rival Stony Brook.

“I am very excited about the level of competition on our schedule,” said Richard Nuttall, the team’s head coach. “Strength of schedule is important, and we look forward to the challenge.”

Hofstra will open its eight-game Colonial Athletic Association conference schedule at home on September 16 against Elon. The season’s final match will be at home on Halloween against Brown. The CAA quarterfinals will take place on November 4, with the regular-season champion hosting the semifinals and championship on November 10 and November 12.

Nuttall’s squad comes off a season in 2016 in which the team finished with a record of 9-8-1 and a second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association regular-season title.

Information for this story provided by Hofstra University’s Office of Athletic Communications.

2017 Schedule

  • August 25 at Penn State (Time TBD)
  • August 28 at Univ. of Maryland 7 p.m.
  • August 31 at Univ. of Virginia (Time TBD)
  • Sept. 5 at St. Johns 7:30 p.m.
  • Sept. 9 vs. Stony Brook 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 12 at Univ. of Connecticut (Time TBD)
  • Sept. 16 vs. Elon University 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Sept. 19 vs. Columbia University 7 p.m.
  • Sept. 23 at College of Charleston 1 p.m. (CAA)
  • Sept. 27 vs. Northeastern University 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Sept. 30 at James Madison University 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Oct. 3 at. Dartmouth College 7 p.m.
  • Oct. 7 vs. University of Delaware 7:30 p.m. (CAA)
  • Oct. 11 at Drexel University 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Oct. 14 at The College of William & Mary 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Oct. 21 vs. UNC Wilmington 7 p.m. (CAA)
  • Oct. 25 at Binghamton University (Time TBD)
  • Oct. 31 vs. Brown University 7 p.m.

CAA – Colonial Athletic Association conference game