Richard Awalt Field at the Ridley Athletic Complex is the home stadium for the Loyola University (Maryland) Greyhound soccer teams. It is also the home of the lacrosse and field hockey teams for the university.
Ludwig Field on College Park’s north campus is the home of the three-time men’s national champion Maryland Terrapins soccer team. Those championships occurred in 1968, 2005, and 2008. They are also often considered champions in 1958, but it was before an official NCAA championship was developed. Former Milwaukee Wave player Sasho Cirovski is in his third decade as the head coach of the program. He has led a dramatic improvement of the program during his tenure.
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County is most commonly referred to as UMBC. Located about 15 minutes west of Baltimore between the suburbs of Arbutus and Catonsville, the university has just under 15,000 students. Sciences and Engineering are some of the highest profile programs at UMBC, although there are over 50 undergraduate majors and more than 60 graduate programs in total. Most people know about UMBC because of their basketball victory over NCAA Tourney Number 1 seed Virgina.
The University of Alabama in Huntsville has managed to make a very basic, although pretty, setting into one of the better soccer fields in the area. If in the area, make sure to stop in and see if you can catch a match.
The school’s teams are called the Flying Dutchmen and its mascot is the Dutchman. The college is known as the home of the 1994 NCAA Division III National Champions in basketball. That 1994 championship victory over New York University was a controversial affair when a Dutchmen shot that won the game may or may not have been by the sound of the buzzer. But no matter what the school hosts that championship proudly, as they should.
Stuart & Suzanne Grant Stadium is a simple soccer stadium that offers a good level of soccer games at no cost. If you enjoy soccer, attending a match here is a no-brainer.