KEENE, N.H. - The new school year is about to get underway and with it, over the weekend, six Keene State College fall athletic teams will begin their 2019 seasons.
Volleyball starts their campaign with three matches on the campus of Springfield College on Friday and Saturday, August 30 and 31. The Owls first take on Skidmore College on the 30th at 5:00 p.m. before matches with Montclair State University (10:30 a.m.) and Brandeis University (1:00 p.m.) the next day.
Men's soccer will also head to Massachusetts to start 2019, taking part in the Salem State Soccer Classic on August 30 and 31. Keene State will take on the host Vikings on Friday at 7:00 p.m. before playing Pine Manor College on Saturday at 4:00 p.m.
Both men's and women's cross country teams will host the Early Bird Invitational in Keene, N.H. on Saturday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m.
The Keene State women's soccer team has one matchup over the opening weekend, as they travel to Western New England University for a 12:00 p.m. start on Saturday, August 31.
KSC field hockey, winners of six consecutive Little East championships, will begin their season on Saturday, August 31 with a trip to the University of New England in Biddeford, Maine. It is the second consecutive year the Owls open with the Nor'easters, as KSC knocked off UNE 2-1 in last season's opener.