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July 17, 2024

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Blue Raiders to Face Vandy Sept. 10 at GEODIS Park

The MTSU Blue Raiders Women's Soccer team opens its regular season at home Aug. 17 vs. Louisiana.

Middle Tennessee Soccer, Vanderbilt Soccer and Nashville Soccer Club have announced this season’s match between the Blue Raiders and Commodores on Sunday, Sept. 10 will be held at GEODIS Park, home of Nashville SC.

Kickoff is slated for 6 p.m. Information regarding tickets and fan attendance will be announced at a later date.

β€œWe are excited for the opportunity to play at GEODIS Park. Vanderbilt is always a strong team so I expect a tough game as well,” says MTSU Soccer head coach Aston Rhoden. “This will certainly be a wonderful experience for our players and fans,”

Vanderbilt will be the designated home team for the match. In 2021, the Blue Raiders defeated the Commodores 2-1, which was the last time the sides met in Nashville.

The Blue Raiders open exhibition play this year Aug. 8 against Southern Indiana and will commence the regular season at home Aug. 17 vs. Louisiana.

Four of last season’s seniors return as grad students in 2023, including D Caroline Manley, GΒ Hannah Suder, FΒ Cambell KivistoΒ and FΒ Elizabeth Slavinsky. 12 newcomers also join the MTSU roster, including two transfers and a freshman class of 10.



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Michael Aldrich

Michael Aldrich is Nashville Parent's Managing Editor and a Middle Tennessee arts writer. He and his wife, Alison, are the proud parents of 4-year-old Ezra and baby Norah.