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Alabama soccer announces 2011 schedule

Alabama head soccer coach Todd Bramble announced the 2011 schedule Thursday. The Crimson Tide will play a total of 19 regular season matches with 11 slated to be played at the Alabama Soccer Stadium.

The Tide will play one exhibition match before it dives into a schedule that will feature seven fixtures against teams that made the 2010 NCAA tournament.

The exhibition match will unofficially start off the campaign as Alabama will face Clemson in Tuscaloosa on Aug. 14, at 6 p.m.

On Aug. 19, the Tide will officially open the season with a match at home against Kennesaw State at 7 p.m. Alabama will then head to Birmingham to face Samford on Aug. 21, at 7 p.m.

Alabama then starts a stretch where it will face three teams in a row that made postseason play in 2010. The Tide will face a Memphis squad that won 15 games a year ago on Aug. 26, in Tuscaloosa at 7 p.m. Two days later on Aug. 28, Alabama welcomes New Mexico to the Capstone for a Noon matinee.

The Tide will then embark on its longest road trip of the season as it will head to San Diego for two matches. Alabama will face the University of San Diego, a team that made the NCAA tournament a year ago, on Sept. 2, at 7 p.m. UA closes out the trip against San Diego State on Sept. 4, with a 3 p.m. kickoff.

Alabama returns home for four straight matches in Tuscaloosa. The Tide welcomes instate foe UAB to town with a 7 p.m., fixture on Sept. 9. The next week, NCAA tournament participant Morehead State rolls in on Sept. 18, for a 1 p.m., first kick.

Alabama then begins Southeastern Conference play at home. Vanderbilt kicks off the conference slate on Sept. 23, with a 7 p.m., kickoff. Kentucky rounds out the opening weekend on Sept. 25, for a 1 p.m., match.

The Tide then heads to the Magnolia State for two matches. Alabama faces Mississippi State on Sept. 30, in Starkville and then plays Mississippi on Oct. 2, in Oxford.

Alabama continues its road trip with a match against NCAA tournament participant South Carolina on Oct. 7, in Columbia before playing the No. 2 national seed in last year's NCAA tournament in Florida. The Gators won 18 games in 2010 and will face the Tide on Oct. 9, in Gainesville.

After the four matches away from Tuscaloosa, Alabama returns home for three games. The Tide hosts Arkansas on Oct. 14, at 7 p.m., and then faces LSU on Oct. 16, at 1 p.m. Alabama closes out its homestand with a Thursday night match on Oct. 20, against Tennessee.

Alabama then heads to Georgia to face the Bulldogs on Oct. 23, for a Noon matchup. The Tide closes out the regular season at home against rival Auburn on Oct. 28, with a 7 p.m., kick.

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