Hartsville, S.C. - The Coker College Athletic Department released the 2009 schedule for the women’s soccer team this week.

The Lady Cobras are looking to have a good year, with the return of head coach Bethany Grass. In her second campaign as the leader of the Coker women, Coach Grass is looking to improve on last year’s three win season.

Coach Grass and the Lady Cobras have a tough schedule ahead of them. Their schedule features 11 Conference Carolinas matches, six non-conference matches; including playing Southern Wesleyan in a October 3 Homecoming match. The women’s schedule also features nine home matches at the Coker Soccer Field.

The women open their 2009 season on August 27, when they will host Newberry in a non-conference match. The Lady Cobras then travel to Chowan University for a game on August 30, before returning home for a three game set versus Wingate (Sept. 3), USC-Aiken (Sept. 15) and finally their Conference Carolinas opener on September 17 against Mount Olive.

Coach Grass and the Lady Cobras then play four conference matches (Erskine, Converse, Lees-McRae and Queens); three on the road, before they take on Southern Wesleyan in their 2009 Homecoming match on October 3.

The Lady Cobras play six of their final seven matches against conference opponents, with their final home match on Saturday, October 24 versus Anderson University and their final non-conference match on October 27 at Catawba. The Coker women’s final regular season game of the season is on October 31 against St. Andrews Presbyterian College.