STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut field hockey team has announced that it will play an exhibition game against Rye Field Hockey Club on Saturday, Aug. 23. The game will begin at 1 p.m. and will be open to the public.
The Huskies open up regular season play the following weekend when they host Northwestern at the Sherman Family-Sports Complex on Aug. 31 at 12 p.m.
The 2014 campaign will feature matches against eight teams that qualified for the 2014 NCAA Tournament, including three teams that advanced to the Quarterfinals. In addition, 11 games will come against opponents that finished 2013 ranked in the RPI Top-30.