By MICAH McVICKER
A light Friday night begins the seventh weekend of the 2013 NCAA Division One college soccer season, but a match-up between the top two teams on Sunday make this weekend a significant one at the top of the SBI College Top 25.
Top-ranked California concludes its five-game home stand against No. 2 Washington in each program’s second Pac-12 match of the season. The Golden Bears and the Huskies each won their conference-opening match on Thursday night by a score of 3-1, defeating Oregon State and Stanford, respectively.
In the nation’s capital, sixth-ranked Georgetown Hoyas put a six-match unbeaten streak on the line in the program’s second Big East contest against the Seton Hall Pirates. The Hoyas are 4-1-1 at Shaw Field, their only blemish a 1-0 loss to then-No. 13 New Mexico.
Furman is the highest-ranked team off this weekend, as the Palladins and No. 13 UCLA are idle.
Here’s a closer look at this weekend’s slate of NCAA College Soccer action:
COLLEGE SOCCER WEEKEND SCHEDULE
7pm – (8) Wake Forest vs. Virginia Tech
7:30pm – Maryland vs. Boston College
8pm – Incarnate Word vs. Dayton
9pm - (19) New Mexico vs. Charlotte
1pm - (6) Georgetown vs. Seton Hall
7pm – (4) Creighton vs. Xavier
7pm – (5) Akron vs. Hartwick
7pm - (14) St. John’s vs. Providence
7 pm – (16) Butler vs. DePaul
7pm – (18) Elon vs. Appalachian St.
7pm – Hartford vs. (23) UMBC
7pm – (24) William & Mary vs. College of Charleston
7pm – UConn vs. UCF
7:30pm – (17) Clemson vs. (3) Notre Dame
7:30pm – High Point vs. (20) Coastal Carolina
8pm – (10) UW-Milwaukee vs. Wright State
1pm – South Carolina vs. (21) Tulsa
1pm – VCU vs. (25) St. Louis
2pm – (1) California vs. (2) Washington
2pm – (7) Northwestern vs. (22) Michigan State
2:30pm – Indiana vs. Penn State
3:30pm – (9) UAB vs. Florida Atlantic
6pm – UC Davis vs. (11) Cal State Northridge