Women’s College Cup will be back in Cary in 2016
The 2016 Women’s College Cup will return to Cary on Dec. 2-4, it was announced Wednesday.
Originally slated for Orlando, Fla., the NCAA women’s soccer committee decided to move this year’s championship because of a recently announced stadium completion date of 2017 at the Orlando City Soccer Club Stadium.
The 35th College Cup will take place at WakeMed Soccer Park.
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This will mark the eighth time Cary has hosted the Women’s College Cup (2003-04, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2013 and 2015) and the 18th time the championship has been played in North Carolina.
The 2015 championship drew a record 25,011 fans with a crowd of 13,329 attending the title game, making it the second-highest championship game attendance in college cup history. Penn State won its first national championship.
Duke: After spending a few days playing in front of and talking with Major League Soccer coaches and talent evaluators, standout Zach Mathers will await his name to be called Thursday at the MLS SuperDraft held in Baltimore.
Wake Forest: Michael Gamble and Jack Harrison will find out the next step in their soccer careers Thursday as they await the MLS SuperDraft to find out where they will be playing next.
From news releases