NEWBERRY, S.C. – The pathway to a title defense for the 2021 South Atlantic Conference Champions has been set as the Newberry University soccer crew has announced their 2022 routine which features six highway affairs as nicely as 5 household online games at historic Setzler Industry.
One particular of those people recreation will commence the year for the Scarlet and Gray as they perform host to Allen University out of close by Columbia, S.C. to commence the time on September 3. It will be the initial time that they two teams have met on the gridiron. The Yellow Jackets are coming off a 4-5 in general report past season where they only satisfied a single typical opponent with the Wolves as they dropped a 47-40 contest to Erskine.
Newberry will then hit the road for the initial of a pair or two-sport street stints in the year with their to start with featuring excursions to Tigerville, S.C. and Emory, Va. The very first recreation of the highway trip will characteristic a common foe in the Crusaders of North Greenville University. The Wolves have been in a position to upend NGU by a last rating of 24-14 this past season and now owns a 12-5 report from them all time. The Wolves will then make their initial excursion to Emory & Henry, who will start their membership in the SAC in the 2022 time. It will be the very first matchup involving the two groups and will open up league enjoy for equally sides.
An additional new convention member will be ready for the Wolves to make their to start with return to Setlzer Field as the Flying Fleet of Erskine Faculty will be part of the league as an associate member for the 2022 period. A reasonably new application, the Wolves have taken on the Fleet 2 times in their heritage, taking dwelling double digits wins on both of those occasions like a 48-10 gain around them this past year.
A one game on the highway to begin the month of Oct will characteristic a matchup with the Eagles of Carson-Newman University. The Eagles now keep the 24-32 edge about the Wolves in the in general report, but Newberry has the slight edge on the line above the past ten game titles, putting up a 6-4 file. Returning household on Oct 8 to host a new convention member still once more, the Wolves will welcome in the Bulldogs of Barton Faculty to Setzler Field for the first time, as the two contests among the two groups have taken spot on the street in Wilson, N.C. with the Wolves coming out victorious the two situations.
The second two-video game road stint will be a examination for the Wolves towards the end of the year as the face perennial powerhouses Catawba and Lenoir-Rhyne on their property turf. The Wolves and Indians are notched even on the historical scoreboard with each and every crew choosing up 41 wins towards the other, with three early contests ending in a tie. Newberry will then search to protect the Bishop’s Trophy and win it in again-to-back a long time for the first time since 2017 as they journey to take on the Bears on Oct 22.
Returning to the helpful confines of Setzler Area on Oct 29, the Wolves will participate in host to the Saints of Limestone College for a homecoming showdown. The two groups have fulfilled seven times given that Limestone began levels of competition in the 2014 time with the Wolves keeping a 6-1 general report in opposition to the, with only two video games becoming make your mind up by only just one rating.
An additional evenly break up overall record of 16-16 will be made the decision following the 2022 matchup in between the Wolves of Bulldogs of Wingate University as they will meet up with in Wingate, N.C. on November 5. The two groups ended up compelled into a double-time beyond regulation matchup previous period with Newberry coming out on top rated, 41-35.
The final weekend of the regular year is ambiguous depending on the effects of the previously contests. The 2022 time will be the to start with in which the SAC is split into two divisions with the two leaders of the divisions assembly for the normal time title in the ultimate week of the normal period. If the Wolves were being to not make that championship game, they would then consider on their on a regular basis scheduled opponent for that weekend in the Lions of Mars Hill University. The Lions have a company hold on the in general record between the two, with the Wolves trailing 17-32 overall.
Newberry kicks off the 2022 marketing campaign on Saturday, September 3 as they host the Yellow Jackets of Allen University. Kick-off is slated for 6:00 p.m.