RALEIGH, N.C. – The Shaw University men's and women's soccer teams will host a doubleheader on Tuesday, Sept. 25 as both teams will face Coker College with the women's competition beginning at 4 p.m., followed by the men's contest at 6:30 p.m. Both matches will be played at the MAC located on 8924 Midway West Road, Raleigh, N.C. 27617.
Admission is free and open to the public.
The Lady Bears (3-0) will be playing the first home match of the young season and first ever in program history. Shaw has not played since Sept. 8 and in its last outing, the Lady Bears topped Christendom, 12-0 on the road. Six different Lady Bears scored in that contest, led by senior Teffie-Ann Browne (Kingston, Jamaica) who finished with three on the day.
Coker (0-3) is coming off a 7-0 loss at Carson-Newman. Dominique Walker was the only Cobra to record a shot on goal.
Shaw is 0-1-0 all-time against the Cobras, the first meeting between the two squads occurred on Sept. 9, 2017 with Shaw falling 2-0.
The Bears (3-2-1) will be looking to rebound from a 7-0 loss to nationally-ranked Lander on Sept. 20 on the road. Shaw hit a season-low, three shots the entire game. Similar to the women, Shaw and Coker have met once (Sept. 9, 2017) where the Bears suffered a 2-0 defeat to the Cobras.
Cobras (1-3) dropped a 4-1 decision to Carson-Newman Saturday (Sept. 22). Jacob Simonis scored Coker's lone goal after finishing with nine shots and six on goal.
Coverage for both the men's and women's soccer games will feature live video and live statistics on www.shawbears.com.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw men's and women's and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.