USF sports opening week at a glance

Women’s soccer is one of many programs beginning their seasons as the fall semester unfolds. USF ATHLETICS PHOTO

With the start of the 2022 fall semester comes a variety of fall sports beginning their campaigns. Many programs will play throughout the first week of classes, including men’s and women’s soccer and volleyball. 

Here is how the week will line up for athletics.

Women’s Soccer

Women’s soccer will look to build off the momentum of claiming the regular-season championship title in 2021.

After overcoming Jacksonville and Stetson in its exhibition matches, the program begins its campaign with steadfast momentum before their first matchup of the season. The Bulls faced Florida Gulf Coast on Sunday to open the regular season.

Following their first game, the Bulls will face American University on Aug. 25 at 4 p.m. in Corbett Stadium. The team will finish its games for the week at home on Aug. 28 against Florida Atlantic at 6 p.m.

Both games will be broadcast on ESPN+.

Men’s Soccer

After not qualifying for the conference tournament last season, the men’s soccer team hopes to have a strong start to the 2022 season.

This started with its exhibitions. The team won matches against Saint Leo and the University of Tampa. Eckerd College will be their final opponent of the preseason. 

South Florida will start its regular season at home against Florida Gulf Coast on Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. The games will be available for streaming on the Bulls Vision website.

Once the team wraps up its competition at home, the Bulls will head to Chapel Hill on Aug. 28 to face the North Carolina Tarheels at 7:30 pm.  

All games at Corbett Stadium are open for all students to join along with all matchups broadcast on ESPN+.


The volleyball team will begin its season this week as well. In its opening weekend invite, the team will have three games in two days.

The homestand begins with a match against William & Mary on Aug. 26 at 12:30 p.m. This will be the first time the two programs have faced one another.

USF will then go up against Ball State on Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. In another home affair. The program’s next opponent will be South Alabama on Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. South Alabama and South 

The games will be broadcast on ESPN+.