2019 Bears soccer schedule released

    The 11-time CW Champion Golden Bears will open the 2019 season on the road, as they visit Lethbridge and Saskatchewan in late August.

    By Connor Hood on June 13, 2019

    The 11-time Canada West Champion Golden Bears soccer team will open the 2019 season on the road, as they visit Lethbridge and Saskatchewan in late August.

    The Bears will host Mount Royal and Calgary on September 7th and 8th at Foote Field, as part of a seven-game home schedule next fall. Alberta will also host UNBC (Sept. 21), UBC (Sept. 22), MacEwan (Oct. 6), Saskatchewan (Oct. 19), and Lethbridge (Oct. 20) this season.

    The Golden Bears finished with a 12-0-2 conference record in 2018, but were upset in the conference quarter-final. The Bears captured both the Canada West and U SPORTS titles in 2017.

    This season will also mark the first for Martin Fenger-Andersen as the Bears head coach, after spending last season as their associate head coach. Len Vickery spent 34 seasons as the Bears HC, winning three national titles, eight CW titles, and 307 games.

    The Canada West playoffs beginning on October 26th with the quarter-final round. The highest Pacific seed remaining will host the Canada West Final Four, November 1st to 3rd.

    The defending champion Montreal Carabins will host the 2019 U SPORTS Championship, November 7th to 10th.

    2019 Golden Bears soccer schedule
    (home games in bold)

    WK

    DAY

    DATE

    TIME

    VISITOR

    HOME

    1

    Friday

    August 23, 2019

    5:30 PM

    Alberta

    Lethbridge

    1

    Sunday

    August 25, 2019

    2:00 PM

    Alberta

    Saskatchewan

    3

    Saturday

    September 7, 2019

    2:15 PM

    MRU

    Alberta

    3

    Sunday

    September 8, 2019

    2:15 PM

    Calgary

    Alberta

    4

    Friday

    September 13, 2019

    7:00 PM

    Alberta

    Victoria

    4

    Saturday

    September 14, 2019

    7:30 PM

    Alberta

    UBCO

    5

    Saturday

    September 21, 2019

    2:15 PM

    UNBC

    Alberta

    5

    Sunday

    September 22, 2019

    2:15 PM

    UBC

    Alberta

    6

    Saturday

    September 28, 2019

    2:15 PM

    Alberta

    Calgary

    6

    Sunday

    September 29, 2019

    3:30 PM

    Alberta

    MRU

    7

    Saturday

    October 5, 2019

    2:30 PM

    Alberta

    MacEwan

    7

    Sunday

    October 6, 2019

    2:15 PM

    MacEwan

    Alberta

    9

    Saturday

    October 19, 2019

    2:00 PM

    Saskatchewan

    Alberta

    9

    Sunday

    October 20, 2019

    2:00 PM

    Lethbridge

    Alberta

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    PLAYOFFS

     

     

     

    10

     

    October 26, 2019

    Quarter-Finals

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    11

     

    Nov. 1-3, 2019

    CW Final Four

    @ Highest Seed

     

     

     

     

     

     

    12

     

    Nov. 7-10, 2019

    U SPORTS Championship

    Montreal