STORRS, Conn. – UConn men’s soccer head coach Ray Reid released the Huskies’ 2016 spring schedule on Wednesday, announcing five matches that span from April 2-23, including a scrimmage against the New England Revolution.
Connecticut’s spring slate begins on April 2 with a 4 p.m. tilt at Boston College, one of 10 programs on UConn’s 2016 regular season home schedule, in Chestnut Hill, Mass. The Huskies return to the pitch five days later against the University of Hartford with an 8 p.m. kickoff at Al-Marzook Field.
Next up, the Huskies travel to historic Gillette Stadium to challenge the New England Revolution of Major League Soccer on April 10 at 11 a.m. Following the trip to Foxborough, UConn will take on former Big East rival St. John’s at Addison Park in Glastonbury, Conn. at 1 p.m. on April 16 before rounding out the five-match schedule on April 23 with a 7 p.m. tilt against Hofstra at Tolland High School.
UConn is coming off a 10-6-6 2015 season in which it earned a berth into the NCAA Tournament for the 17th time in the last 18 seasons. Throughout the year, 42,054 fans came to watch the Huskies at Joseph J. Morrone Stadium, including the No. 2 average mark in the country with 3,666 fans per match.
Over the past 19 years, the team has won nine conference regular season championships and four conference Tournament titles. Connecticut has made two trips to the NCAA national semifinals, captured a National Championship and have made 17 NCAA Tournament appearances.
The program finished unbeaten in nine of its final 10 matches in 2015, reaching the championship game of the American Athletic Conference tournament in Tampa, Fla.
To keep up with the Huskies throughout the spring, follow @UConnMSOC on Twitter. Fans are encouraged to use the hashtag #EveryGameMatters for up-to-date information on the team.