UPDATE: Gordon defeated Oxford College 1-0
The Gordon State College Women's soccer team will take to the field this evening in an opening season match against Oxford College at 7 p.m.
The team played a pre-season match against Georgia Southwestern State University Friday which ended in a 1-1 tie.
Head Coach Scott Henderson is looking forward to a strong season that features a roster of 11 sophomores and seven freshmen.
"We have the experience, strength and enthusiasm for this to be a great year," Henderson said. "I think all of our players are standouts and are hungry to win."
Assisting Henderson on the field this year will be Tim Conklin and Mason Henderson.
In upcoming games, the Highlanders face Wesleyan College in Macon on Friday, Aug. 26 at 7 before returning for a two-game home stand hosting USC-Salkehatchie on Tuesday, Aug. 30 at 6 and then South Georgia State College in a region match on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7.
This year's team roster and schedule is available at http://www.gordonstate.edu/athletics/womens-soccer