CMC bulks up ’06 men’s, women’s soccer schedule
Colorado Mountain College soccer is hoping to take its men’s and women’s teams to a higher level of play this season. And the Eagles’ 2006 schedule reflects that aim.In their second year as a member of the Scenic West Athletic Conference, CMC features a slate of 17 home matches, plus the annual Invitational Tournament over eight weeks at Gates Soccer Park, located on the Spring Valley Campus.After opening the ’06 campaign on the road, the Eagles men’s and women’s teams begin their home schedule Friday, Sept. 8, with an afternoon/ evening doubleheader against Western Wyoming Community College.Other attractive home contests include women’s/men’s doubleheaders with North Idaho College (Sept. 29), Salt Lake Community College (Oct. 6) and a visit by the Western Nevada Community College women Oct. 20.The Invitational Tournament is slated for the weekend of Oct. 7-8. According to Eagles head coach Steve White, 20 teams from three states will participate.Newcomers to the schedule this year are the Westminster College women’s team from Salt Lake, and Kansas schools Cloud County Community College and Hesston College.Both teams officially start practice the first week in August. A limited number of roster spots on both squads are available to full-time CMC students. For more information, contact the school’s soccer office at 947-8253.The full 2006 Eagles men’s and and women’s soccer schedules appear in today’s Scoreboard on page 16.
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