Arizona soccer has released its 19-game schedule for 2014, head coach Tony Amato announced Wednesday.
The schedule includes nine regular season home games, as well as an exhibition game to be held at Mulcahy Stadium.
Seven of Arizona’s 11 conference games will be shown live on the Pac-12 Networks.
Prior to heading to Florida to begin the season, Arizona will welcome New Mexico to Mulcahy Stadium for an exhibition match with the Lobos on Sat., Aug. 16 at 7 p.m. PT.
The Cats will then kickoff the 2014 regular season in Florida as it takes on Florida International in Miami on August 22 at 7 p.m. and Florida Gulf Coast in Fort Myers at 1:00 p.m. ET.
UA will then return for nine consecutive games in the state of Arizona. The Wildcats are welcomed home with a matchup with in-state foe NAU on Thurs., Aug. 28 at Mulcahy Stadium at 7 p.m. PT. Arizona will then head to Tempe for a pair of neutral site contests (Sept. 5 vs. Texas A&M; Sept. 7 vs. Oklahoma State). The Cats will then return home for six consecutive home games.
Mulcahy Stadium will serve as the host for the Arizona Cats Classic, held Fri., Sept. 12 and Sun., Sept. 14. New Mexico State and Arizona State will open the classic on Sunday, competing at 4:30 p.m., followed by Arizona’s matchup with Nevada at 7 p.m. PT. Nevada and ASU will then close the Classic on Sunday at 11 a.m. on Sunday.
Arizona will host its final two nonconference the following weekend when Lipscomb (Fri., Sept. 19) and Idaho (Sun, Sept. 26) come to Tucson.
The Wildcats open conference play at home when they take on USC on Fri., Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks.
Arizona will then take on the schools in the Pacific Northwest, beginning with a visit from the Oregon schools. Arizona and Oregon State will take the pitch on Fri., Oct. 3 on the Pac-12 Networks before the Cats welcome Oregon on Sunday, Oct. 5.
The Cats will then travel to Washington for their first Pac-12 road contests against the Cougars and Huskies, both to be televised by the Pac-12 Networks. Arizona will take on Washington State in Pullman on Fri., Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. and Washington in Seattle on Sun., Oct. 12 at 1 p.m. PT.
Arizona will then conclude its roadtrip in L.A., taking on UCLA on Fri., Oct. 17 (time TBD).
Senior weekend will see Arizona welcome the Bay Area schools to Tucson. Arizona takes on Stanford on Fri., Oct. 24 (time TBD) and California on Sun. Oct. 26 at 1 p.m. PT on the Pac-12 Networks.
UA and Utah will compete in a Halloween matchup in Salt Lake City, Utah at 1 p.m. on the Pac-12 Networks before the Cats head to Boulder, Colo., to take on Colorado on Sunday, Nov. 2.
The Wildcats wrap up the regular season in enemy territory when they take on rival Arizona State in Tempe, Ariz. at 2 p.m. MST, Fri., Nov. 7 on the Pac-12 Networks.
The NCAA Tournament begins Fri., Nov. 14, with the NCAA College Cup Championships being held Fri. and Sunday, Dec. 5 and 7.