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Mountaineers Open Season with Gold-Blue Scrimmage

August 12, 2017

MORGANTOWN, W.Va – The West Virginia University men’s soccer team unofficially opens the 2017 season with the annual Gold-Blue Intrasquad scrimmage on Sunday, August 13, at 7 p.m. ET.

The annual scrimmage will be held at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium and admission is free for all fans. Those attending the match will also have the opportunity to pick up the official 2017 schedule poster.

After Sunday’s intrasquad, the Mountaineers will complete the preseason on Saturday, August 19, with an exhibition against Charleston. The match will begin at 3 p.m. at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

The season will officially commence with a trip to California for a pair of matches against Cal, on August 25, and Santa Clara, on August 27.

WVU will return to Morgantown for the home opener against Wright State on Friday, September 1. The match is slated to begin at 7 p.m. at Dick Dlesk Soccer Stadium.

WVU Soccer Scarf ticket packages are now on sale and includes the official 2017 WVU Soccer fan scarf and 10 tickets to be used at any men’s or women’s home matches during the regular season. Packages are just $30 and are available while supplies last. To order, visit or call 1-800-WVU GAME. More information is available on

Additionally, single-game tickets for all 10 regular-season home matches are now on sale at or by calling 1-800-WVU-GAME.

To provide a safer environment for Mountaineer fans and to expedite entry into all ticketed WVU athletic events, the West Virginia Department of Intercollegiate Athletics enforces the NFL’s Clear Bag Policy. The athletic department invites and encourages fans to visit for more information, to view pictures of permissible and non-permissible items and to obtain answers to frequently asked questions about the clear bag policy.

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