WINCHESTER, Va. - The second week of the athletic calendar brings five home games to campus in addition to a host of away contests.
Field hockey, football, men's and women's soccer and women's golf all host home events in the five-day period ending Saturday.
Additionally, the men's and women's cross country teams compete at the ODAC Preview on Friday while women's volleyball takes on four different opponents at the Catholic University of America Tournament Friday and Saturday.
Women's soccer, which hosts Hood College Tuesday at second in the second game of a doubleheader with field hockey, rounds out the week by playing Swarthmore and Rutgers-Newark on Saturday and Sunday, respectively, in the Rutgers-Newark Tournament.
That field hockey/women's soccer double-dip is one of two busy days on campus. On Saturday, hockey hosts York (Pa.) at noon before men's soccer opens up its home slate versus Penn St. - Altoona at 2.
The football team completes the day by hosting longtime rival Ferrum at 7.
The department's newest offering, women's golf, makes its fall 2016 debut Saturday by hosting a one-day tournament at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club.
Event this week: Friday, at ODAC Preview
Field Hockey (1-1)
Games this week: Tuesday, home vs McDaniel (1-1), 4 p.m.; Saturday, home vs York (Pa.), noon
Game this week: Saturday, home versus Ferrum (1-0), 7 p.m.
Match this week: Saturday, hosting Shenandoah Invitational at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club
Men's Soccer (0-1)
Games this week: Wednesday, at Hood, 4 p.m.; Saturday, home versus Penn St. - Altoona, 2 p.m.
Women's Soccer (2-0)