Fulton, Mo., July 23, 2021 – The Westminster College Blue Jay men's soccer team announced its schedule to the world today. After a pandemic delayed and shortened season in 2020, the Blue Jays and head coach Adam Galla are looking for a return to a normal this coming Fall. "I am excited for this upcoming season. After this past year, it'll be nice to get back to a somewhat normal fall season." Galla added, "This seasons home and away conference format will make for a very competitive season." The 2020 season saw the Jays go 8-5-1 overall and 5-4-1 in SLIAC play finishing 4th. The Blue Jays then went on to advance to the SLIAC Conference Tournament Championship game.
The 2021 season kicks off on September 1st when the Blue Jays will welcome the Trojans of Hannibal LaGrange University to Kent and Judith Mueller Stadium for a 7:00 p.m. kick off. Conference play will begin on September 15th when the Blue Jays will get a rematch of last season's SLIAC Conference Tournament Championship game when they host the Webster University Gorloks. It will be the first of 14 conference games that will decide the 2021 SLIAC Regular Season Champion.
The Blue Jays will play 18 games overall this season. Nine of those games will be on the home turf and nine will be on the road. Here are some other key matchups for the Blue Jays in 2021. September 8th the William Woods University Owls will make the short trip down Westminster Avenue for a 7:00 p.m. showdown. Wednesday October 27th the Blue Jays will celebrate 2021 Senior Day when they take on the Blackburn College Beavers in a 5:00 p.m. kickoff. The full 2021 Westminster College men's soccer schedule can be found HERE.