NMSU Soccer Unveils 2016 Schedule

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State head women's soccer coach Freddy Delgado released the fall schedule for 2016 on Wednesday.

This upcoming season's schedule features a tough stretch on the road during non-conference play for the Aggies. Of the 11 matches in non-conference play, only three are held at the NM State Soccer Complex.

New Mexico State will open the 2016 season with some excitement as it heads down I-10 to face UTEP (Aug. 19) for a 7 p.m. (MT) bout. The Aggies then head west for a 1 p.m. battle with Northern Arizona on Aug. 22.

The road stretch continues four days later as NM State faces off against Valparaiso (Aug. 26) at 6:30 p.m. (MT), followed by a noon match-up against UIC on Sunday (Aug. 28).

The Aggies finally return to the NM State Soccer Complex on Sept. 2 for their home-opener against Texas State at 4 p.m. On Sunday, Sept. 4, NM State entertains Mountain West Conference foe Wyoming for an 11:30 a.m. match.

New Mexico State then hits the road once again for three matches after hosting the Cowgirls. The Aggies will first head to Ogden, Utah, to play Weber State (Sept. 9) before continuing north to face Idaho State on Sept. 11. Coach Delgado and company will then complete their three-match road-trip with Rio Grande Rival, New Mexico, at 7 p.m. on Sept. 16.

Two days later, NM State entertains another MWC opponent in Nevada (Sept. 18) in a 1 p.m. match. The Aggies then wrap up their non-conference slate with a trip to Houston on Sept. 23 for a 6 p.m. opening kick.

Western Athletic Conference play begins on Oct. 7 for NM State when it hosts Chicago State before flying to Kansas City, Mo., for a noon match against UMKC on Sunday, Oct. 9.

The Aggies then return home for a pair of contests against Seattle U (Oct. 14) and Utah Valley (Oct. 16). A final road trip out west sees NM State playing Grand Canyon on Oct. 21 before facing the 'Runners of CSU Bakersfield on Oct. 23.

Senior day takes place on Oct. 29 for the Aggies as they host UT Rio Grande Valley at 3 p.m. Less than a week later, New Mexico State heads to the WAC Tournament (Nov. 3-6), which is hosted by UMKC.