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Blue and Gold Ready to Burst; 2011-12 Sports Season Opens This Week

August 29, 2011 at 10:26 am

Beloit, WI – The preparations have been made and now it’s about time for the curtain to go up.

The 2001-12 Beloit College Athletics season begins this week with every Fall squad in action.

Women’s Soccer and Women’s Tennis get things going at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday, with the Tennis team taking on Loras College at the Strong Complex Tennis Courts and Women’s Soccer opening on the road at Concordia University Chicago in River Forest, Illinois.  At 4:30 p.m. Thursday the Men’s Soccer team hosts Wisconsin Lutheran College at the Strong Complex Soccer Field.

Friday Women’s Tennis hosts UW-La Crosse at the Strong Courts at 4:00 p.m. and Volleyball opens against John Carroll University at 4:00 at the Elmhurst College Invite in Elmhurst, Illinois, the first of four matches over two days.

Saturday’s a busy day with Women’s Tennis completing a busy first three days of the season with home matches against Mount Mary College and UW-Stout starting at 9:00 a.m. at the Strong Courts.  Volleyball plays the host school in Elmhurst at 10:00 a.m. and then the Cross Country teams get going at the Waubonsee Chiefs’ Invite in Sugar Grove, Illinois, at 10:45 a.m.  Football completes the Saturday schedule when they kick off at the University of Chicago at 6:00 p.m.

On Sunday the Soccer teams return to the field, both taking on Edgewood College.  The Women’s squad has their home opener at the Strong Soccer Field at 12:00 noon while the Men travel to Madison for a 7:00 p.m. game on Sunday night.

Follow the Buccaneers all season long at the Beloit College Athletics website by going to www.beloit.edu/bucs.