The 2015 Pilots soccer season is right around the corner, and those who have not purchased season tickets yet are reminded that all faculty and staff can purchase season them for 50 percent off. The season starts on Saturday, August 15, when the Pilots women’s soccer team takes on Oregon in an exhibition game at Merlo Field. The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. and will feature a season ticket holder gift giveaway.
The Pilots men’s soccer season starts a week later on Saturday, August 22 when the Pilots take on Seattle in an exhibition game at Merlo Field.
Other big games for the women include Oregon State on Friday, August 21, Washington State on September 20, BYU on October 2 (this game will also feature an Oktoberfest celebration), and Santa Clara on October 18. The Santa Clara game will feature members of the 2005 National Championship team to be honored for their 10-year anniversary; this team included Pilot greats like Stephanie (Lopez) Cox, Megan Rapinoe, Lisa (Sari) Chambers, Angie (Woznuk) Kerr, and Christine Sinclair.
On the men’s side, big home games feature the Bite on the Bluff promotion during Freshman Orientation Weekend as the Pilots take on Michigan State on Friday, August 28, a match-up with Oregon State on September 17, and Santa Clara on October 30.
For more information on the Pilots soccer programs, please visit portlandpilots.com. To purchase season tickets, visit the Pilots Box Office in the Chiles Center or call 7525.