KEENE, N.H. - It's a busy week on the road for the Keene State College fall athletic teams, as you only have two chances to catch the Owls at home this week, with women's soccer playing at Owl Athletic Complex Tuesday and men's soccer making their 2019 debut Wednesday.
The KSC women's volleyball team (6-2) has a non-conference matchup with Colby-Sawyer College on Tuesday, September 10 at 7:00 p.m. before visiting Boston for a tri-match with Worcester Polytechnic Institute and Wentworth Institute of Technology on Saturday, September 14 starting at 1:00 p.m. It will be the first home match for the Chargers, who return from four matches in Thousand Oaks, Calif. KSC has never played Wentworth before and has only matched up with WPI twice, the last ending with the Engineers winning a hard-fought five set battle in Keene in October of 2017.
After a big comeback against Lasell University in their home debut, the Owls will look to continue the momentum when they host Emmanuel College on Tuesday, September 10. Kickoff is at 7:00 p.m. The Owls then visit Vermont to take on Castleton University for their conference opener on Saturday, September 14 at 1:00 p.m.
Winners of their first three games, KSC will have their home opener against defending national champion Tufts University on Wednesday, September 11 at 7:00 p.m. The Owls then travel to Chicopee, Mass. for a first-ever meeting with Elms College on Saturday, September 14. Kickoff is at 1:00 p.m.
Field hockey will go to Massachusetts twice this week, first visiting Amherst College on Wednesday, September 11 for a 7:00 p.m. start. The Mammoths are currently ranked No. 20 in the NFHCA Coaches Poll. The Owls will then trek to Westfield to battle Westfield State University in their Little East opener Saturday, September 14 at 12:00 p.m.