PHILADELPHIA - Coming off the best season in program history, the Saint Joseph's women's soccer team looks to build upon its first ever Atlantic 10 regular season championship this Spring.

Posting a program-best 18-2-2 record and advancing to the title game of the A-10 Championship, the Hawks return a core of its lineup for the Spring season. Starting this Saturday, March 11, Saint Joseph's will begin its preparation with a trip to Italy. The Hawks, who have fund raised for their trip, will compete in several international friendly competitions, along with seeing the historic sights of Italy.

Once back home, Saint Joseph's will ready for its first match of the Spring at home on March 31 versus Fairleigh Dickinson at 7 p.m. The Hawks will remain home the following Friday, April 7, for a 7 p.m. match with Lehigh before capping play at West Chester on April 12 and at Penn on April 22.

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