ELMHURST, Ill. – Four home games in the final month of the season highlight the Summit League portion of the South Dakota State women’s soccer team’s 2018 schedule, officially released Friday morning by the league office.
The Jackrabbits will play host to Denver, South Dakota, Omaha and Oral Roberts at Fishback Soccer Park with road games at IPFW, Western Illinois, North Dakota State and league newcomer North Dakota.
The season concludes with the Summit League Championship in Brookings on Nov. 1 and 3 after the Jackrabbits won last year’s regular-season crown.
“The Summit League schedule always provides our program with a tremendous challenge each and every game, and next year will be no different,” SDSU coach Brock Thompson said. “Great games and dramatic finishes occur every season and we embrace it.”
Season ticket information and the team’s nonconference schedule will be released at a later date.
2018 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE WOMEN’S Soccer Summit League Schedule
Date, Opponent, Location, Time
Friday, Sept. 28, at IPFW, Fort Wayne, Ind., 6 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 30, at Western Illinois, Macomb, Ill., 1 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 7, Denver, Brookings, 1 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 11, South Dakota, Brookings, 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 14, at North Dakota State, Fargo, N.D., 1 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 19, Omaha, Brookings, 6 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 21, Oral Roberts, Brookings, 1 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 26, at North Dakota, Grand Forks, N.D., 1 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 1, Summit League Championship semifinals, Brookings, TBD
Saturday, Nov. 3, Summit League Championship final, Brookings, TBD
SDSU cancels spring season finale
BROOKINGS – The Jackrabbit soccer team has canceled its trip to Iowa City, Iowa, this weekend for the spring season finale due to winter storm warnings throughout the region.
South Dakota State was scheduled to take on the Iowa Hawkeyes at noon Sunday, but will no longer be making the trip.
The 2018 Jackrabbits will feature a roster of 19 returners, including 2017 Summit League Defensive Player of the Year Annie Williams and Goalkeeper of the Year Maggie Smither.
Photo from www.gojacks.com.