COLLEGE STATION -- The reigning Big 12 champion Texas A&M soccer team will start the 2007 season ranked No. 5/6 according to the Soccer Times and Soccer America preseason polls, respectively.
Throughout the course of the 10-week regular season, the Aggies will face seven teams listed in both the Soccer Times (No. 1 North Carolina, No. 7 Texas, No. 10 Penn State, No. 15 Colorado, No. 17 West Virginia, No. 23 Oklahoma State and No. 25 Duke) and Soccer America (No. 1 North Carolina, No. 8 Texas, No. 10 Colorado, No. 11 Penn State, No. 15 West Virginia, No. 20 Oklahoma State and No. 24 Duke) preseason polls.
A&M opens regular season play on Friday against Dartmouth at 6 p.m. at the Aggie Soccer Stadium. Fans wanting to purchase tickets for the game can do so by calling 1-888-99-AGGIE.