Soccer Teams in Action Friday

Aug. 31, 2000

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville University men's and women's soccer teams return to action Friday night when they both compete in separate tournaments. The women travel to Orlando to take part in the UCF Tournament and will face Alabama A&M at 4:30 p.m. The men travel to Charlottesville, Va., to take on No. 14 Maryland in the Coca-Cola Classic in a 5 p.m. start.

The women enter the UCF Tournament 1-1, with a win over McNeese State and a tough loss to No. 23 Florida State. Freshman midfielder Crystal Armstrong (Griswold, Conn.) leads the team with two goals, while senior forward Marit Foss (Hamresanden, Norway) has a goal and two assists.

For the JU men, this will be their first regular-season match of the 2000 season after defeating North Florida 2-1 and tying Saint Leo 0-0 in exhibition play.

The women open their home schedule Sept. 8 when they host Florida Atlantic, South Alabama and Howard in the JU Nike Legends Tournament. The men's first home match is Sept. 16 as they host Florida Atlantic, Central Connecticut State and DePaul in the JU Nike Legends Classic.