Flyers women’s soccer schedule released

Junior midfielder Yaiza Navarro Leon will be part of a large returning team from the group that finished 7-6-1. Photo courtesy of Christian Cubacub, Flyer News.

Peter Burtnett
Sports Editor

The Dayton Flyers women’s soccer team released their schedule for the 2021 season Thursday, beginning with a home exhibition match against Eastern Kentucky Aug. 10.

The Flyers then hit the road for five of the next six games, traveling to Cincinnati (exhibition Aug. 14), Akron (Aug. 19), Kent State (Aug. 22), Toledo (Aug. 29) and Kentucky (Sept. 2), with a home game in the middle against Northern Kentucky Aug. 26.

Baujan Field will be the site of the next three games against IUPUI (Sept. 5), Ohio State (Sept. 9) and Michigan State (Sept. 12) to close the non-conference slate.

Atlantic 10 play begins on the road against defending conference champions Saint Louis Sept. 19. The Flyers fell to the Billikens in all four meetings last year, three of which were on the road. 

The Flyers return home for two games against La Salle (Sept. 23) and Davidson (Sept. 26), before traveling to face Saint Joseph’s on the road Sept. 30.

The regular season closes with six alternating games, three at home against George Mason (Oct. 3), George Washington (Oct. 14) and Fordham (Oct. 21), and three on the road against VCU (Oct. 10), St. Bonaventure (Oct. 17), and Richmond (Oct. 24).

The A10 quarterfinals are set to be played Oct. 30, with the semifinals and championship game Nov. 5 and 7.

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