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Sky Blue FC Announces 2018 Preseason Schedule

NJ club to host Penn State, UNC, West Virginia and St. John's at Sportika Sports

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Sky Blue FC to host Penn State, UNC, West Virginia and St. John's at Sportika Sports in Manalapan.
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Sky Blue FC announced its 2018 preseason schedule today, revealing that the New Jersey club will host Penn State, North Carolina, West Virginia and St. John's at Sportika Sports in Manalapan, N.J. All matches are open to the public and admission is free.

Sky Blue FC of the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) will open its preseason slate on Saturday, Feb. 24, facing #8 ranked Penn State University for a 6:00 p.m. kickoff. The following Saturday, the New Jersey side takes on #4 University of North Carolina at 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, March 10, Sky Blue FC will match up against #9 West Virginia University for a 1:00 p.m. start, and rounding out the preseason schedule is St. John's University for a 2:00 p.m. kickoff on Sunday, March 18.

“We look forward to playing against four top college programs this preseason,” said Sky Blue FC head coach Denise Reddy in a team press release. “It was very important for us to play against opposition that would challenge us, and these four matches will play a key role in our preparations for the 2018 season.”

Sportika Sports, which is the presenting sponsor of the 2018 Sky Blue FC Preseason, is located at 150 Woodward Road in Manalapan, N.J.

2018 Sky Blue FC Preseason Schedule, Presented by Sportika Sports

  • Saturday, February 24: Penn State University; 6:00 p.m. kickoff
  • Saturday, March 3: University of North Carolina; 3:00 p.m. kickoff
  • Saturday, March 10: West Virginia University; 1:00 p.m. kickoff
  • Sunday, March 18: St. John’s University; 2:00 p.m. kickoff