METUCHEN, NJ – United Women’s Soccer will begin its season on Saturday, May 8, when Midwest United hosts Lansing United. Two more UWS Midwest Conference fixtures are set to follow on May 9. Additionally, UWS League Two will get underway on May 8, as action begins in the Great Lakes Conference between Grand Haven Admirals and Corktown AFC II.
Start Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Aquinas College (Grand Rapids, MI)
CHAMPIONSHIP PEDIGREE: With two Midwest Conference titles under their belt in three seasons, Midwest United (formerly known as Grand Rapids FC) hosts Lansing United in an important North Division tilt. Lansing United, beginning their third season in UWS, gets underway with the first of two matches away from home.
Start Time: 3:30 p.m. CT
Venue: DuPage Medical Group Field (Joliet, IL)
Start Time: 5:45 p.m. ET
Venue: Corner Ballpark (Detroit, MI)
CRUCIAL CONTESTS: All three of the UWS matches slated for this weekend are in-division matchups. On May 9, Ladies Steel City hosts Chicago KICS in an opening match that will have a big impact on the race for first in the Midwest Conference South Division. In the North Division, Corktown AFC battles Muskegon Risers in an equally important tone-setter.
Start Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
Venue: Western Michigan Christian High School (Norton Shores, MI)