The College of Maine soccer staff’s dwelling opener in opposition to Rhode Island that was initially scheduled for Saturday has been moved to Friday night resulting from Hurricane Lee, UMaine introduced on Wednesday.
The sport will probably be held Friday, Sept. 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Alfond Stadium.
UMaine enters Friday’s sport — its Coastal Athletic Affiliation opener — with a 0-2 report following losses to Florida Worldwide College and North Dakota State. Rhode Island is 1-1 with a loss to Georgia State and a 35-14 convention win over Stony Brook final week. The staff is presently ranked twentieth in a single Soccer Championship Subdivision ballot and twenty first within the different.
Tickets offered for Saturday’s sport will probably be honored on Friday night time, the college mentioned. Followers who purchased tickets however are unable to attend on Friday can contact the ticket workplace to alternate tickets for a future sport.
The sport will not be broadcast on WVII-TV however will probably be livestreamed on FloFootball and air on 92.9 The Ticket.
“Out of an abundance of warning primarily based on the potential affect of the hurricane, and in session with College and different officers, in addition to our associates at CAA Soccer and the College of Rhode Island, we consider shifting the sport to Friday night time maximizes well being and security and offers our student-athletes the very best likelihood to compete with out interruption — and for everybody to get dwelling safely,” UMaine Director of Athletics Jude Killy mentioned.
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