Lynchburg, Va. -- University of Lynchburg athletics and head women's soccer coach Dr. Todd Olsen are thrilled to unveil the Hornets' 2019 match schedule.
Lynchburg will begin the season with three consecutive weekends of tournament play, starting with the Roanoke College Kickoff in Salem Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, where the Hornets will take on Johns Hopkins and Mt. St. Mary.
The team will return home the following weekend for the annual Shellenberger Classic, which will feature matches with Maryville and Kalamazoo.
The following weekend will see the Hornets off to Demorest, Ga., for the Piedmont Invitational and rematches with two of Lynchburg's 2018 NCAA tournament foes in Emory U. and Piedmont.
Road matches with Chrisopher Newport and Washington and Lee, the Hornets' Old Dominion Athletic Conference opener, finish off September for Lynchburg.
October is full of ODAC competition with home matches scheduled against Bridgewater, Randolph, Sweet Briar and Roanoke.
The Hornets will finish off the regular season Saturday, Nov. 2 against Virginia Wesleyan, during which they will celebrate Senior Night before readying for postseason play.
Lynchburg enters 2019 in search of the team's third-straight ODAC championship and 13th-consecutive NCAA Division III tournament berth. The Hornets finished the 2018 campaign in the national quarterfinals, compiling a 20-3-3 record and winning the program's 16th ODAC title. They were ranked ninth in the final D3soccer.com poll of the season.
See the full 2019 Lynchburg women's soccer schedule below.
2019 Lynchburg Women's Soccer Schedule
||Roanoke Invitational Soccer Showcase||L, 2-0||Final|
||Roanoke Invitational Soccer Showcase||W, 7-2||Final|
||Shellenberger Classic -- Match 1||W, 2-1||Final|
||Shellenberger Classic -- Match 3||W, 3-0||Final|
||L, 3-2||Final - 2OT|
||T, 1-1||Final - 2OT|
||Non-conference match||W, 3-0||Final|
||Moved from Oct. 23||L, 4-3||Final|
||Senior Night | CODE RED Match||L, 2-1||Final - OT|
||Match 1 - ODAC First Round||W, 4-0||Final|
||Match 2 - ODAC Quarterfinals||L, 4-1||Final|