Avaya Stadium to Host U.S. Women’s National Team Friendly Against Canada Nov. 12
Avaya Stadium, home of the San Jose Earthquakes, will host the U.S. Women’s National Team for their final game of 2017 as they take on Canada in a friendly match on Sunday, Nov. 12. Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m. PT and the game will be televised on FS1.
The roster features several players with Bay Area ties. Defender Kelley O'Hara, forward Christen Press, goalkeeper Jane Campbell and Chioma Ubogagu all attended Stanford, while Andi Sullivan currently plays for the Cardinal. Defender Abby Dahlkemper is from Menlo Park, forward Alex Morgan attended UC Berkeley and defenders Julie Ertz and Sofia Huerta attended Santa Clara University. Forward Lynn Williams is from Fresno, Calif.
Winterfest to Return to Avaya Stadium on Dec. 3
The San Jose Earthquakes’ second-annual Winterfest will return to Avaya Stadium on Sunday, Dec. 3 with twice as much snow as 2016. The holiday-themed festival will take place between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. The two-acre 7UP Epicenter at Avaya Stadium will be transformed into a winter wonderland with a variety of activities, including a giant inflatable snow globe and arts and crafts stations. With 20 tons of snow available for snowballs and snowmen, fans will have an opportunity to have a true winter experience and should arrive early to catch the snow before it melts. Attendees can also take photos for their annual holiday cards with several photo opportunities set up throughout the 7UP Epicenter.