Home Opener Set for March 31 against Penn FC
PITTSBURGH (January 12, 2018) - The Pittsburgh Riverhounds will kick off their home schedule on Saturday, March 31 against Penn FC at Highmark Stadium, announced today by the USL.
The match will mark the beginning of the club's defense of the Keystone Derby Cup, presented by K&L Gates and the Pennsylvania Lottery, against its in-state rivals formerly known as the Harrisburg City Islanders.
This will be the first time since 2015 the Hounds have opened their home slate against Penn FC. That season marked not only the Hounds capturing the inaugural title of the Keystone Derby, but also was the last time they reached postseason play.
Pittsburgh's home opener against Penn FC will be the club's second match of the 2018 regular season. The club will first battle expansion side Nashville SC on March 24 at First Tennessee Park, marking Nashville's first home game in USL play.
For more information on home openers around the league, visit 418476400cff4939fef8c USLsoccer.com, while additional information on the Hounds offseason can be found at 639524750408fe2d64a27 Riverhounds.com .
Media Contact Anthony Meier Office: (412) 325-7229 | Cell: (267) 374-1461
Email: [email protected]
• Discuss this story on the United Soccer League Championship message board...
United Soccer League Championship Stories from January 14, 2018
- Switchbacks President Nick Ragain and Perry Sanders to Hold Q&A at Antlers Hotel Monday - Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC
- Energy FC Open Historic 5th Season of Play at Home Against - OKC Energy FC
- Sacramento - Sacramento Republic FC
- Roughnecks 2018 Home Opener Set for March 24 - FC Tulsa
- FCC Featured in Three Home Opening Matches - FC Cincinnati
- Rowdies 2018 USL Home Opener Set for Saturday, March 24 - Tampa Bay Rowdies
- Home Opener Set for March 31 against Penn FC - Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC
- LouCity Opens 2018 Campaign at Home against Nashville SC - Louisville City FC
- Kickers 2018 Home Opener Announced - Richmond Kickers
- Real Monarchs SLC Open Zions Bank Stadium Saturday, March 31 - Real Monarchs SLC
- USL Unveils 2018 Alignment, Home Openers - USL
- San Antonio FC to Host Saint Louis FC on March 24 in 2018 Home opener - San Antonio FC
The opinions expressed in this release are those of the organization issuing it, and do not necessarily reflect the thoughts or opinions of OurSports Central or its staff.