Soccer Seasons Start for Huskers, Mavericks


The Nebraska soccer team tied Arkansas, 0-0, in its second and final exhibition match of the season at Razorback Field on Thursday night. The match spanned 90 minutes, as no overtime period was played.

Sixteen Huskers saw the field during NU’s final tune-up before the regular season. Three Huskers played the full 90 minutes – Aubrei Corder, Brenna Ochoa and Meg Brandt. Corder, a senior goalkeeper, managed three saves and contributed to Nebraska’s second shutout of the exhibition slate. She played 75 minutes in NU’s 4-0 win over Omaha on Saturday night at Hibner Stadium.

The Huskers open their regular season next week when they visit Lawrence, Kan., to face Kansas on Thursday at 7 p.m. (CT). NU’s home opener is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 30 against Clemson at Hibner Stadium, starting at 7:05 p.m.

Lady Mavs

The Omaha women’s soccer team concludes the exhibition portion of its schedule as the Mavericks travel to Lawrence, Kan. to take on Kansas on Friday, Aug. 16 at 7 p.m.

The Mavericks officially begin the regular season with a weekend homestand vs. Illinois State and Kansas State on Aug. 23 and 25.