Bridgeport, Conn.- The 2009 East Coast Conference champion University of Bridgeport women's soccer team, led by Magnus Nilerud, who begins his twelfth season as his alma mater's head coach, opens its 2010 season at 5:00 pm on Thursday, September 2 at American International College in Springfield, Mass. The Purple Knights will open their home schedule on Tuesday, September 7 against St. Anselm College. Game time is 6:00 pm.
During the regular season, the Purple Knights will play eight home matches at Knights Field and nine matches on the road.
The University of Bridgeport will also host the 2010 East Coast Conference Men's and Women's Soccer Championship Matches at Knights Field on Sunday, November 7. The men's championship will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the women's title match at 2:00 p.m.