The Wisconsin mens soccer team opens up the 2002 season Saturday, August 17 with an exhibition game against the Northern Illinois Huskies. Game time is 1:00 p.m. at the McClimon Soccer Complex.
Prior to Saturdays game, the Badgers welcome the media to this years Media Day, Thursday, August 15 at the McClimon Soccer Complex. First-year head coach Jeff Rohrman, the Badger staff and players will be available for the media at 12 p.m.
The Badgers continue their pre-season action Monday, August 26 with an exhibition road game against the Milwaukee Rampage, a professional A-League team. Game time is 12 p.m. at the Milwaukee Rampage Sports Complex.
Wisconsin kicks off their regular season with the Rocky Rococo Wisconsin Soccer Classic, Friday, August 30 Sunday, September 1 at the McClimon Soccer Complex. On Friday, Western Michigan University will play Florida Atlantic University at 5 p.m. The Badgers take the field at 7:30 p.m. against the Iona College Gaels. On Sunday, the tournament continues as Western Michigan plays Iona at 12 p.m. and the Badgers face the Florida Atlantic Owls at 2:30 p.m. A tournament awards ceremony will take place following the Wisconsin game Sunday afternoon.
For more information about the Wisconsin mens soccer team and their 2002 schedule, log on to www.UWBADGERS.com.