By Shalyn Moore Sports Information Director
HAMPTON, VA- The Hampton University women’s soccer team will play a 20-game schedule for the 2022 season, highlighted by the season-opener against Howard University on August 10 at 7 PM to jumpstart non-conference action.
All home games will be played at 4900 Stadium Rd., Williamsburg, VA, at 4900 Stadium Rd. due to the ongoing stadium and field renovations.
“My team is very excited about the new season as we look to make our mark in the CAA,” said head coach Kanneh Momoh. “The CAA is definitely a strong and well-known conference; we couldn’t be more thrilled for the opportunity to compete with some of the best teams on the east coast.”
Hampton will play a 10-game non-conference schedule from August 10 through September 13, highlighted by a pair of home games on August 13 against the University of Maryland Baltimore County and August 25 against Radford.
The Pirates kick into conference play on September 22 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY, followed by road games at Stony Brook on September 25 in stony Brook, NY, before heading down south on September 29 to face College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina.
On October 2, the Pirates return home for a matchup against the University of North Carolina Wilmington.
October 6-16th, the Pirates will be on the road in conference matchups against Monmouth, Northeastern, Elon, and Towson before taking on Delaware State University in a non-conference game in Dover, DE, on October 21.
Hampton will conclude the season on Sunday, October 23; the Pirates are set to host William and Mary for Senior Day 2022 at 1 PM.
Last season the Pirates ended the season with a 1-13 overall record, 9-1 in the Big south conference.
The team will feature 11 new faces as Coach Momoh brings in a well-rounded freshman class of ladies expected to impact the program immediately.
“I’m really excited to lead this group into the new season; there are a lot of changes happening for us in good ways,” said Mikayla Martin. “I think the competition in the CAA will help us rise to the occasion and compete with some excellent teams this Fall. I have faith that my teammates and I will handle business on and off the field.”