BRYN ATHYN, Pa. – The Bryn Athyn College men's soccer team's 2019 campaign begins on the friendly confines of General Ronald K. Nelson Field when the Lions play host to Penn State Abington on August 31. It is the first of 16 matches that make up the Lions' 2019 season, announced by head coach Bill O'Neill Tuesday.
Bryn Athyn opens the month of September with a weekend road trip on Sept. 6-7 to take on Juniata and Penn State Altoona, respectively. The Lions return home to host Marymount (Va.) on Sept. 12. Juniata, Penn State Altoona, and Marymount are all on the Bryn Athyn schedule for the first time.
After going to DeSales on Sept. 14, the Lions have back-to-back home matches lined up against Moravian on Sept. 18 and Gwynedd Mercy on Sept. 21. The final tune-up before Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) is set for Sept. 24 versus Wesley in Delaware.
Conference play starts on the road with the Lions heading to Northern New Jersey for a clash with Centenary on Sept. 28.
The Lions conclude their non-conference slate against Immaculata on Oct. 2 on General Nelson Field.
Bryn Athyn goes back on the road to take on Clarks Summit on Oct. 5 and defending CSAC champion Keystone on Oct. 9.
A home showdown with Cairn on Oct. 12 begins a season-long three-match homestand for the Lions. Bryn Athyn hosts Saint Elizabeth for their first meeting since the teams were together in the North Eastern Athletic Conference on Oct. 15. The Lions' final home match of the regular season is on Oct. 19 against Rosemont.
The 2019 regular season comes to an end on Oct. 23 at Wilson.
The CSAC Tournament has the semifinals slated for Nov. 2 and the conference championship match on Nov. 9.