Sky Blue Preseason Presented by Virtual Procurement Services
Howell, N.J. (March 9, 2020) – Sky Blue FC of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) announced their 2020 preseason schedule, presented by Virtual Procurement Services (VPS). The team is entering their eighth preseason on Monday, March 9 highlighted by three games in North Carolina at two different venues, including a game against the reigning NWSL Champions, North Carolina Courage. The first official match of the 2020 season is on Sunday, April 19 at Orlando Pride.
Head Coach Freya Coombe will lead the team against two collegiate programs, starting with the University of North Carolina on Wednesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. Sky Blue will then face the University of Virginia on Saturday, April 4 at 2 p.m. in North Carolina, in a closed-door match. Sky Blue finishes their preseason schedule with a match against the North Carolina Courage on Sunday, April 5 at 1 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park.
On Saturday, March 28, Sky Blue FC will hold an Open Training Session for Sky Blue FC Season Ticket Members from 10 am to 11:30 am at Montclair State University Soccer Park in Montclair, N.J. More details and RSVP information will be sent to Season Ticket Members via email. To become a Season Ticket Member, visit skybluefc.com.
Sky Blue FC will be kicking off its inaugural season at Red Bull Arena on Sunday, April 26 at 5 pm ET as they host Megan Rapinoe and OL Reign. Tickets for all home games can be purchased now at Ticketmaster. For Sky Blue FC’s full season schedule, visit https://skybluefc.com/schedule/.
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Virtual Procurement Services CEO, Scott Robins is excited about reaching Sky Blue’s growing fan base in the tri-state area. “It is a tremendous opportunity to bring brand awareness to VPS and we are certainly looking forward to a long-term partnership with the club,” stated Robins.
“We’re grateful for the partnership with VPS this season, but particularly during preseason where we have the opportunity to travel and take on top level competition prior to the season opener,” said Sky Blue FC General Manager Alyse LaHue. “Scott and his group have showed a real commitment to Sky Blue and we’re excited to have them join the club.”
2020 Sky Blue FC Preseason Schedule
Saturday, March 28: Open Training, 10 a.m.
Season Ticket Members Only
Wednesday, April 1: Sky Blue FC vs. UNC, 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 4: Sky Blue FC vs. UVA, 2 p.m.
Closed to the Public
Sunday, April 5: Sky Blue FC vs. NC Courage, 1 p.m.