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2012-13 Buccaneer Athletic Season Kicks Off This Week

August 27, 2012 at 8:02 am

Beloit, WI -- Beloit College Athletics gets its 2012-13 season going this week with every Fall team in action.

The Buccaneer Women's Tennis squad, under first-year head coach Kara Amundson, gets things rolling on Thursday with the first of four home matches in three days when they host Loras College at 4:00 p.m. at the Strong Complex Tennis Courts.  They also host UW-La Crosse on Friday and Mt. Mary and UW-Stevens Point on Saturday.

Buccaneer Women's Soccer welcomes Concordia University Chicago to the Strong Complex Soccer Field on Thursday at 4:30 p.m.  Head Coach Liz Bartley begins her seventh season with the Bucs.

Buccaneer Volleyball, under sixth-year head coach Dawn Redd, begins their season on Friday in the first day of the two-day Buc Blast Volleyball Tournament in Flood Arena.  Beloit plays Hamline University at 4:30 p.m. followed by Macalester College at 6:30 p.m. on Friday with two more matches on Saturday starting at 10:00 a.m.

The Buccaneer Men's Soccer team opens their season on the road on Friday night with a 7:00 p.m. match at Marian University in Fond du Lac.  Tim Schmiechen begins his 23rd season as head coach.

On Saturday the Buccaneer Cross Country team, under 17th-season head coach Dave Eckburg, runs in the St. Norbert Tom Barry Invite in Green Bay starting at 11:00 a.m.

Saturday night, Buccaneer Football kicks off the season at the University of Chicago at 6:00 p.m.  Chris Brann begins his seventh season of leading the squad.