Aug 14, 2013
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University's men's soccer team has released their 2013 schedule. The Owls will play 11 home matches in their Head Coach Kos Donev's twenty-seventh season at FAU and first in Conference USA.
FAU will open the season on the road when the team plays UCF in Orlando on Aug. 30. The Owls will then play host in their following five games, starting with a match over Labor Day Weekend against The University of Massachusetts Lowell on Sept. 1. FAU will then play FGCU on Sept. 11 before taking on their first C-USA opponent, FIU, on Sept. 14. The FIU Panthers have been an in-state rival for FAU over the years this will be the first time competing against the Panthers as a conference opponent since the two played in the Atlantic Sun Conference.
The Owls will then play host to Jacksonville University and UNF on Sept. 20 and Sept. 22, respectively. On Oct. 6, FAU will travel to Birmingham, Ala. to play conference opponent UAB. FAU then returns home to host Marshall University on Oct. 9 and Howard University on Oct. 13. The team travels to South Carolina for a match on Oct. 16 and then to the University of New Mexico for an Oct. 19 game.
FAU plays to the University of Old Dominion on Oct. 26 followed by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Oct. 30, both in Boca Raton. The Owls then play their final away game against the University of Kentucky on Nov. 3. FAU's final home games have the team scheduled to face the University of Tulsa on Nov. 8 and Stetson University on Nov. 10.
FAU will play its first Conference USA championship Wednesday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 17 in Charlotte, N.C.
The 2013 Conference USA Men's Soccer Championship will be hosted by the University of North Carolina at Charlotte at Transamerica Field.