Rocky soccer opens season at home

2014-08-19T14:10:00Z 2014-08-20T14:33:06Z Rocky soccer opens season at home The Billings Gazette
August 19, 2014 2:10 pm

The men's and women's soccer teams from Rocky Mountain College will open their seasons at home Wednesday against Doane College of Nebraska at Wendy's Field.

The women's match is set for 11 a.m., followed by the men at 1 p.m.

Doane played at the University of Great Falls on Monday, with Tiger men losing to the Argos 3-0 and the women winning 3-2.

Rocky's men, ranked No. 23 in the NAIA preseason poll, compiled a 14-4-1 record last fall and qualified for the national tournament. The Battlin' Bear women put together a 13-5-2 mark and are receiving votes in the national preseason balloting.

Rocky will return 17 players on the men's side, including eight starters. The women have 13 players back, including nine starters.

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