GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The defending United Women’s Soccer national champion GRFC Women’s Team on Monday announced its schedule for the 2018 UWS season. It will mark the club’s second campaign overall, both as a member of the UWS.
The Ladies in Blue and first-year head coach Chris Allen will gear up for the 2018 season with an exhibition match against the Midwest United U19 squad on Saturday, May 5 at 7 p.m. at Grandville High School. GRFC opens its 10-game regular-season slate on Sunday, May 13 versus Lansing United at 5 p.m.
Highlights of the 2018 schedule include:
• Three prime home dates (three Saturdays) out of six games.
• May 13, when the Ladies in Blue will host Lansing United in the inaugural meeting between the two clubs. GRFC makes the return trip to East Lansing on June 29.
• May 20, when GRFC will face the Detroit Sun in a rematch of last season’s Midwest Conference Final, which the Ladies in Blue won 1-0 to clinch a berth in the UWS national playoffs. GRFC travels to Metro Detroit on May 25.
• June 2, when the Ladies in Blue will host in-state opponent MI Legends in the lone matchup between the two sides this season.
GRFC WOMEN’S TEAM
|Sat., May 5||MIDWEST UNITED U19||7 p.m.|
|Sun., May 13||LANSING UNITED||5 p.m.|
|Sun., May 20||DETROIT SUN||6 p.m.|
|Fri., May 25||@ Detroit Sun||8 p.m.|
|Fri., June 1||@ MI Genesee FC||7 p.m.|
|Fri., June 2||MI LEGENDS||7 p.m.|
|Fri., June 15||@ Fort Wayne United||7 p.m.|
|Sun., June 17||@ Indy Premier||3 p.m.|
|Fri., June 29||@ Lansing United||7 p.m.|
|Fri., June 30||INDY PREMIER||7 p.m.|
|Sun., July 8||FORT WAYNE UNITED||3 p.m.|
|Fri., July 13||Midwest Conference Semifinals||TBD|
|Sat., July 14||Midwest Conference Final||TBD|
|Fri., July 20||UWS National Semifinals||TBD|
|Sat., July 21||UWS National Championship||TBD|
All Times Eastern
Dates, Opponents and Times subject to change