FDU Women’s Soccer Season Opener Canceled

Charles Elmo

Sports Writer

The Fairleigh Dickinson women’s soccer team had their season opener canceled Monday due to field conditions, FDU Athletics announced

Kick-off was scheduled for 2:30 p.m. with the Knights set to take on the Seton Hall Pirates at Owen T. Carroll Field in South Orange, NJ. 

The field was deemed unplayable due to snowfall throughout the tri-state area.

The Knights will now look ahead to Thursday, Feb. 25 when they travel to Hempstead, N.Y. for a 7 p.m. matchup with Hofstra to open their 2021 campaign. 

Their return to the pitch will be their first action since November 10, 2020. 

FDU is projected to finish second and get back to their eighth straight NEC tournament, according to the 2021 NEC Preseason Poll. 

COVID-19 Numbers

The following are the latest COVID-19 numbers for yesterday and today. There was an increase of 2,704 positive cases in New Jersey, with a 364 positive case increase in Bergen county. 

Tues. 2/23/2021Mon. 2/22/2021
New Jersey769,000766,000
Bergen County75,06274,698

*Numbers according to Google Statistics.

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Art by Charles Elmo.