BATON ROUGE, La. | The Southern soccer team and head coach Jeremy Fontenot officially announced a competitive 2018 fall campaign, which features eight home games, and eight road games.
The Jaguars will open fall play with a pair of inter-squad scrimmages on (Aug. 10 and 12), before heading on the road to face LSU-Alexandria in an exhibition match (Aug. 17) before entering the regular season.
Southern will kick off the regular season with a pair of home games with an exhibition match sandwich in between, opening the season at home versus North Dakota (Aug. 19), followed by an exhibition tilt versus Louisiana College (Aug. 24). Southern will conclude their first week of the season versus Southeastern (Aug. 27).
SU will conclude their non-conference slate on the road facing Lamar (Aug. 31), Huston-Tillotson (Sept. 2), Northwestern (Sept. 7), and Nicholls (Sept. 16).
The Jags will open Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) play at home, versus Alabama State (Sept. 21) and Alabama A&M (Sept. 23).
Southern takes the show on the road to the Lone Star state, to face Prairie View A&M (Sept. 28) and Texas Southern (Sept. 30).
Southern opens October at home versus Grambling (Oct. 5) and UAPB (Oct. 7). Then, head up Highway 61 to face Mississippi foes Alcorn (Oct. 12) and Mississippi Valley (Oct. 14).
The Jaguars will conclude the regular season at home versus Howard (Oct. 19) and hold senior night versus Jackson State (Oct. 26).
SU will face North Dakota and Huston-Tillotson for the first time in program history.