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This Week In Blue Angels Athletics: 10-08-18

This Week In Blue Angels Athletics: 10-08-18

MILWAUKEE – This week, the Mount Mary University cross country team heads to Ripon, Wis. for the Wisconsin Private College Championships. The soccer squad hosts a pair of games at Blue Angels Soccer Field this weekend, and the volleyball team continues their extended road trips with four matches west of Lake Michigan.

This week's games…

(All times listed are Central Daylight Time, Home games in bold, Exhibition games are notated #)

Cross Country

Sat., Oct. 13

@ Ripon

Wisconsin Private College Championships

11:00 AM


Fri., Oct. 12

vs Rockford

4:00 PM

Sun., Oct. 14

vs Finlandia

1:00 PM


Thu., Oct. 11

@ Indiana Northwest

8:00 PM

Fri., Oct. 12

@ Boyce (GCU Tourney)

7:00 PM

Sat., Oct. 13

# @ Alpena CC (GCU Tourney)

11:00 AM

Sat., Oct. 13

@ Grace Christian (GCU Tourney)

1:00 PM


The volleyball team opens up the week of play with their first game in Gary, Ind. The Blue Angels lost their first match of the season against the Red Hawks on opening day this season. After 10 matches of experience, the new look Blue Angels will look to even the series on Thursday night.

Then MMU Volleyball will head to Wyoming, Mich. to join the Grace Christian University Volleyball Tournament for matches Friday and Saturday. The Blue Angels will start the tournament against Boyce College. The Bulldogs are 1-14 on the season and before this week, have never played MMU for a collegiate contest.

After a mid-season exhibition match against Alpena Community College on Saturday, the Blue Angels will then close out the tournament against host Grace Christian University. The Tigers are 7-7 midway through the season and lost their last contest coming into this week.

The Mount Mary University soccer team returns to Blue Angels Soccer Field on Friday evening when they host Rockford University. Last season, the two teams played a low-scoring 1-0 contest that swayed in favor of the Regents. The near annual game between the schools has Rockford leading the series 5-3.

On Sunday, the Blue Angels will host Finlandia University (9-1-1) beginning at 1:00 PM. The Lions defeated MMU this pervious Sunday by a score of 9-0. Live video for both home games will be made available.

On Saturday, the cross country team returns to the course when they head to Ripon, Wis. to compete in the annual Wisconsin Private College Championships. After the Blue Angels finished 11th in their first race of the season, the team has placed 6th in the last three. Throughout the roster, the Blue Angels have been cutting off serious time as they prepare for the WPCC.

Live coverage for events this week will vary. For full coverage details visit MtMaryAthletics.com and select your favorite team's schedule link.