The men’s Division 1 college soccer season opens today for all but two of the programs in Eastern Pennsylvania.
St. Joseph’s hosts Philly Soccer 6 rival Drexel at Sweeney Field at 7 p.m. and Lehigh will welcome Temple on Monday night at 6 p.m. in the two opening weekend local derbies. Penn will kick off their season on September 1 at Fordham.
In addition to St. Joe’s, Lehigh and Lafayette both kick off the season at home today. Villanova will be on the road Sunday at Albany. La Salle has their home opener against Army on Monday after their game in Massachusetts against Stonehill today at 4 p.m.
The schedule of games for opening weekend is below.
Thursday, Aug. 24
La Salle at Stonehill, 4 p.m.
Lehigh vs St. John’s, 7 p.m. ESPN
Bucknell at Mount St. Mary’s, 7 p.m. ESPN
Lafayette vs UMass-Lowell, 7:30 p.m. ESPN
Temple at Monmouth, 7 p.m., FloSports
St. Joe’s vs Drexel, 7 p.m. ESPN
Sunday, Aug. 27
Villanova at Albany, 6 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 28
Lafayette vs Drexel, 7 p.m. ESPN
Bucknell at West Virginia, 7 p.m. ESPN
Temple at Lehigh, 6 p.m.
La Salle vs Army, 6 p.m. ESPN
St. Joe’s vs Rider, 7 p.m. ESPN