WORCESTER, Mass. – Three more Crusader athletic teams will begin the 2012 season this week including men’s soccer and men’s and women’s cross country. Women’s soccer kicks off this week’s action on Thursday, Aug. 30, when it travels to Bryant for a 4:00 p.m. contest. The men’s soccer team will then play its first game on Thursday night at Linda Johnson Smith Soccer Stadium against visiting Quinnipiac at 7:00 p.m. Volleyball will travel to the Central Connecticut State Invitational on Friday, Aug. 31 and Saturday, Sept. 1, to take on Brown (Fri., 7:00 p.m.), Central Connecticut State (Sat., 1:00 p.m.) and St. John’s (Sat., 3:30 p.m.). Both the men’s and women’s cross country seasons will begin on Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y. when each team will run in the Harry Lang Invitational beginning at 11:30 a.m. Field Hockey continues action on Saturday, traveling to Harvard for a 1:00 p.m. contest, then returning home to the Hart Turf Field to face Sacred Heart on Sunday, Sept. 2, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Men’s and women’s soccer rounds out a busy week on Sunday with the women kicking off against Quinnipiac at home at 12:00 p.m. and the men facing its first road test of the year against Dartmouth at 3:00 p.m.
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