The UNO men’s soccer team will play an exhibition against Major League Soccer's Colorado Rapids next month as part of its spring schedule.
The Mavericks begin their spring season with a home match against Bradley at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 1st at Caniglia Field.
UNO will then hit the road to play against professional teams. On Saturday, March 8th, the Mavs will face Oklahoma City Energy FC of the USL PRO. On Sunday, March 23rd, the Mavs will play the Colorado Rapids in Denver. The Rapids host the Portland Timbers on Saturday and on Sunday UNO will play face the Rapids' players who didn’t play the day before. Omaha also plays at Minnesota United FC of the North American Soccer League on Saturday, April 5th.
The Mavs close the spring on Friday, April 18th with a 7 p.m. game against Iowa Western Community College, the 2013 NJCAA National Champions with a 24-0-1 record.