MUHLENBERG SOCCER CAMPS | Varsity Field

 

Varsity Field has been the home of the Muhlenberg College soccer teams since the inception of the men's program in 1943. Varsity Field has hosted numerous NCAA Tournament matches over the years, including men's single games in 1972, 1995, 1997 and 2003; men's regionals in 1989, 1991, 1994 and 2014; men's sectional in 2010 and 2014; women's single games in 2002 and women’s regionals in 2001 and 2003. Due in part to tremendous support from the campus and surrounding community, both Mule soccer teams have enjoyed a homefield advantage.

Located in a picturesque campus setting, Varsity Field has been the popular home of the Muhlenberg College soccer teams since the inception of the men's program in 1943.

Muhlenberg substantially renovated Varsity Field in the summer of 1997. The improvements included a sod/sand injection  natural turf, irrigation system, bleachers, lighting, scoreboard and press loft.

Pro Premier World Competition goals were added to the field in 2003, and the field was resodded again in 2009.

Varsity Field has hosted numerous NCAA Tournament matches over the years, including men's single games in 1972, 1995, 1997 and 2003; men's regionals in 1989, 1991 and 1994; a men's sectional in 2010; women's single games in 2002 and women’s regionals in 2001 and 2003.

Due in part to tremendous support from the campus and surrounding community, both Mule soccer teams have enjoyed a homefield advantage. Since 1986, the men are 181-49-17 (.767) at Varsity Field, setting a school record with 12 home wins in 2003. The women are 90-33-8 (.718) on their home field since 1998 and were unbeaten at home in 29 straight regular-season Centennial Conference games from 1999 to 2004.

 

Directions To Muhlenberg College

From I-78 (Route 309, Merges With I-78 Near Allentown): Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit (Exit 55; also marked Route 29). Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard north (towards Allentown - approximately two miles) to the sixth traffic light. Do not count any of the lights as you come off the ramp or in the I-78 intersection. Turn right onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From Route 22: Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit. Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard south to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From New York & Northern New Jersey: Follow I-78 west into Pennsylvania. Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit (Exit 55; also marked Route 29). Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard north (towards Allentown - approximately two miles) to the sixth traffic light. Do not count any of the lights as you come off the ramp or in the I-78 intersection. Turn right onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From Philadelphia & Southern New Jersey: Entering Pennsylvania, take either the Walt Whitman Bridge or the Ben Franklin Bridge to the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76).Follow the Schuylkill Expressway west to 476 North, which is the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. Take the Northeast Extension (Route 476, formerly Route 9, also known as the Blue Route) north to the Lehigh Valley (Exit 56, or old Exit 33). Take Route 22 east. Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit. Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard south to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From Scranton & North: Take the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike (Route 476) south to the Lehigh Valley exit (Exit 56, or old Exit 33). Take Route 22 east. Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit. Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard south to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From Harrisburg: Take Route 81 to I-78 east; this is shortly joined by Route 22. When I-78 and Route 22 diverge near Allentown, take Route 22. Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit. Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard south to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.

From Baltimore or Washington: Take I-95 north to Philadelphia or I-83 to Harrisburg and follow directions from there.

From Chicago or Cleveland: Take I-80 to its intersection with the Northeast Extension south of Scranton. Take the Northeast Extension south to the Lehigh Valley exit (Exit 56, or old Exit 33). Take Route 22 east. Take the Cedar Crest Boulevard exit. Follow Cedar Crest Boulevard south to the third traffic light. Turn left onto Chew Street and bear right at the fork. Follow Chew Street one mile to the campus.