March 15, 2013
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--The UAB women's soccer team is embarking on a spring break tour of Europe, March 15-24, head coach Harold Warren announced.
"I came to the University of Alabama at Birmingham to create a winning attitude, build a student-athletes' character, and take our experiences as a team to new personal heights," Warren said. "From my coaching experiences, I know what lies ahead in Europe for our team. This will be a once in a lifetime experience."
During the 10-day trip, the Blazers will tour the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
Throughout the journey, UAB will compete in a number of friendlies, including matches against German club teams Alemannia Aachen (March 18), FCR Dulsburg (March 19) and Essen Schoenebeck (March 21).
The Green and Gold will travel to Rotterdam to take in a match between Feyenoord and FC Utrecht, and also see the 2014 World Cup qualification match between the Netherlands and Estonia.
Members of the team will be chronicling the trip and all of UAB's adventures in Europe in a daily blog available on the women's soccer page of UABsport.com.