Marisa Russo and the Owls will host a team from Argentina on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m.
April 11, 2013
Boca Raton, Fla. - The Florida Atlantic University women's soccer team will host its first spring match on Saturday, April 13 at 7 p.m. when a team from Argentina comes to the FAU Soccer Stadium, 777 Glades Road, Boca Raton campus. The match is free and open to the public.
This will be the first home competition for the Owls under Head Coach Patrick Baker.
He formerly was the head coach at Florida State University, University of Georgia and University of Pennsylvania, and served as associate head coach at the University of California-Berkeley before arriving at FAU.
Baker is the only women's soccer coach in NCAA history to take a team to the Division I, II and III postseason tournaments. He was named the 2003 National Coach of the Year by Soccer America, amassed an 80-46-11 record, and had one team advance to the NCAA Division I Final Four. His teams had 18 wins over ranked opponents, including six victories over top 10 teams.
FAU will also host Lynn University on Saturday, April 20 and have away matches at the University of Miami and Barry University this spring.