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2019 UWS: Week II Preview

05/17/2019, 4:00pm EDT
By Nate O. Davis

Ten UWS matches to watch on MyCujoo this weekend

METUCHEN, NJ - The second week of UWS soccer sees some teams looking to build on fast starts, while others are just getting started. The action begins Friday night in the Midwest. East Conference teams are into their second games while Southwest sides kick off. The weekend concludes with West Conference rivals facing off for an early lead in the standings. Catch all matches on their respective MyCujoo channels, including the upcoming UWS Game of the Week: Here.

Friday, May 17

AFC Ann Arbor (0-1-0) v. Grand Rapids FC (0-1-0) - UWS Midwest

UWS Week 2 begins Friday night begins with The Mighty Oak and GRFC facing off in the second match for each team, with both teams in search of a win.

Match Info

6pm ET | Concordia University Ann Arbor, MI

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Detroit Sun FC (1-0-0) v. Lansing United (1-0-0) - UWS Midwest

The intrepid fan could possibly make the 45 minute drive to Pontiac and catch the second half of Detroit versus Lansing as both teams look for a second win in as many games, and early pole position in the Midwest Conference.

Match Info

7:30pm ET | Ultimate Indoor Soccer, MI

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

Indiana Union (0-0-0) v. Michigan Legends (0-0-0) - UWS Midwest

The team formerly known as Indy Premier, Indiana Union, open the 2019 season at home against the Michigan Legends, also kicking off a new season. In both 2018 matches, Michigan had the upper hand.

Match Info

7:30pm ET | Grand Park Events Center, IN

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Saturday, May 18

Connecticut Fusion (1-0-0) v. Lancaster Inferno (0-0-0)  - UWS East

CT Fusion hosts Lancaster Inferno looking to keep pace atop the UWS East standings. Lancaster Inferno, opening their 2019 season on the road, beat Connecticut 2-0 in the 2018 UWS East Conference Championship en route to becoming 2018 UWS Finalists. The teams split their regular season matches, both winning at home.

Match Info

7pm ET | Farmington Sports Arena, CT

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

New England Mutiny (1-0-0) v. Long Island Rough Riders (1-1-0) - UWS East

Coming off a 3-0 win at Worcester, New England’s home opener is this Saturday. Hosts Long Island rebounded from an opening loss at Connecticut with a 3-1 win over NJ Copa midweek.

Match Info

7pm ET | Lusitano Stadium, MA

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

Worcester Smiles (0-1-0) v. New Jersey Copa FC (0-1-0)  - UWS East

Both Worcester and New Jersey are in search of their first win of 2019. In their only meeting of 2018, NJ won 2-0.

Match Info

7pm ET | Foley Stadium, MA

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

El Paso Surf (0-0-0) v. Houston Aces (0-0-0) - UWS Southwest

The 2019 season begins for both teams at Americas High School. Last season, the Aces won both matches over ASA El Paso on the road to winning the 2018 UWS National Championship.

Match Info

6pm MT | Americas High School, TX

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

Sunday, May 19

Lansing United (1-0-0) v. Indiana Union (0-0-0) - UWS Midwest

The second match of the weekend both teams could shape the early UWS Midwest standings. Lansing could be looking for a third win and Indiana could be looking for their second, both looking for a fast start.

Match Info

2pm ET | East Lansing Soccer Complex, MI

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Rochester Lancers (0-0-0) v. Syracuse Development Academy (0-0-0) - UWS East

The Lancers commence the 2019 season against UWS newcomer Syracuse Development Academy. The two Upstate sides will battle for bragging rights and three points.

Match Info

2pm ET | Aquinas Institute of Rochester, NY

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

Los Angeles Galaxy OC (0-0-0) v. Santa Clarita Blue Heat (0-0-0) - UWS West

SoCal sides LA Galaxy OC and Santa Clarita Blue Heat close out the opening weekend. New players for both of these cross-town rivals will look to be the difference in a historically close tie. In 2018, the teams drew in their first meeting (1-1) while LA Galaxy OC edged the Blue Heat (2-1) late in the season.

Match Info

5pm PT | Orange County Great Park, CA

MyCujoo Live Stream | Tickets

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