UMass Kicks Off 2012 Season Against Delaware At Home Friday
Aug. 23, 2012
AMHERST, Mass. - The Massachusetts men's soccer team will play host to Delaware in the regular-season opener at Rudd Field on Friday at 1 p.m. Admission is free.
UMass head coach Sam Koch opens his 22nd season in Amherst with 14 returnees and 15 newcomers. The Minutemen went 4-13-2 overall and 2-5-2 in Atlantic 10 play last season.
Delaware posted its best record in school history last year, posting a 13-6-4 mark in addition to claiming its first Colonial Athletic Association Tournament championship. The Blue Hens defeated Virginia and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
The teams met a year ago in the season-opener at UD where the Blue Hens claimed a 3-0 victory.