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Soccer Teams Inaugurate New Field with Two Games on Labor Day

August 31, 2018
Come out and support the men's and women's soccer teams.

UC Merced’s men's and women's soccer team's invite everyone out to an inaugural double-header on the newly unveiled Bobcat Field.

The games are presented by the Merced Mall and begin at 1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3. Bring the whole family for free kettle corn, face-painting, T-shirt throws, free sunglasses for children and a post-game autograph session for Bobcats fans. Visitors can also talk to staff members about participating in a half-time water-balloon toss.

Second-year Head Coach Hannah Brown and the women’s soccer team lead off by hosting Multnomah University for the first matchup between the two schools. The 23rd-ranked men's soccer team follows with a match against Oregon Institute of Technology at 3 p.m. The team is looking to pick up its ninth at-home win out of the past 11 games, dating back to last season.

General admission is $5, but youth 12 and younger get in free. UC Merced undergraduate students will also receive free entry with their CatCards. Complete ticket information can be found online .

Labor Day marks the second home game of the season for each Bobcat team. The men defeated No. 22 Westmont College on Aug. 22, while the women open up at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, against Holy Names University on Bobcat Field. Visit UC Merced Athletics for the complete game schedule.