The Youngstown State women's soccer team will play an 18-game schedule in 2019, including 10 at Farmers National Bank Field in the Covelli Sports Complex, second-year Head Coach Brian Shrum announced on Thursday.
The Penguins open up the 2019 season with two straight home games starting with the home and season opener against Purdue Fort Wayne on Aug. 23. Two days later, the Penguins will host St. Bonaventure on Aug. 25.
YSU hits the road for two straight road games at Marshall (Aug. 30) and at the University of Kentucky (Sept. 1) before returning home for a matchup with Akron on Sept. 6.
Three of the next four contests for the Penguins will be on road beginning with a match at St. Francis on Sept. 9. YSU returns home for a game against Eastern Michigan on Sept. 13 before traveling to play at Duquesne on Sept. 15.
The Penguins begin Horizon League play at Oakland on Sept. 20, before returning home for their final non-league match of the year against Kent State on Sept. 22.
The final eight games of the regular season will feature all Horizon League matches beginning with a home contest against IUPUI on Sept. 28.
Two days later the Penguins will play at Cleveland State (Oct. 2) before returning home for three straight home games at Farmers National Bank Field. Over the span of 14 days, the Penguins will host Northern Kentucky (Oct. 5), Green Bay (Oct. 12) and UIC (Oct. 19).
The Penguins begin to wrap up the regular season with road game against Wright State (Oct. 23). YSU returns for their final home game against Detroit Mercy on Oct. 26. The final game of the regular season for the Penguins will come on the road against Milwaukee on Nov. 1
The Horizon League Championship is scheduled to run from Nov. 4 through Nov. 9.