Women's Lacrosse Announces 2019 Schedule
By ODU Athletics
NORFOLK, Va. – New members of the Big East conference, the Old Dominion lacrosse team announced their 2019 schedule on Tuesday afternoon.
The Monarchs will welcome nine teams to the L.R. Hill Sports Complex this season. In the 2018 season, the lacrosse team finished with a 5-13 record and qualified for the ASUN Conference Tournament.
Action is set to begin on the road at Coastal Carolina on Feb. 9. The Monarchs continue their road play at VCU on Feb. 13.
ODU opens home action on February 16 as they welcome American to L.R. Hill at 1 p.m. Last season, American finished with a 3-14 record.
The Monarchs continue home play against Winthrop and Virginia Tech. The Eagles made it to the Big South Championship last season. In 2018, the Hokies were an NCAA Tournament team, where they eventually lost to UNC in the second round.
ODU opens March with three-straight games on the road. They start at High Point before traveling to Davidson and Richmond to close out their nine-day stretch of games. Last season, ODU was 1-5 against in-state schools.
The Monarchs return back home to face East Carolina and Longwood in one weekend.
Before opening Big East play, ODU travels to Liberty for an in-state battle. To close out March, the Monarchs open league play at Denver. Last season, Florida won the Big East title. The Gators are no longer in the league for the 2019 season.
The remainder of the season consists of Big East play. On April 6, ODU welcomes Villanova to L.R. Hill, this will be the first meeting between the two teams. One week later, ODU hosts Marquette in another first-ever meeting.
The Monarchs close road play at Georgetown for a Saturday matchup. ODU closes regular season play at home against Butler for Senior Day as the Monarchs will honor eight graduating student-athletes.
The Big East Tournament is hosted by Marquette University and will take place on May 2-4.
|Feb. 9||at Coastal Carolina||1 p.m.|
|Feb. 13||at VCU||4 p.m.|
|Feb. 16||American||1 p.m.|
|Feb. 20||William & Mary||7 p.m.|
|Feb. 23||Winthrop||1 p.m.|
|Feb. 27||Virginia Tech||3 p.m.|
|March 1||at High Point||4 p.m.|
|March 3||at Davidson||1 p.m.|
|March 10||at Richmond||1 p.m.|
|March 15||East Carolina||7 p.m.|
|March 17||Longwood||1 p.m.|
|March 22||at Liberty||3 p.m.|
|March 30||at Denver *||2:30 p.m.|
|April 6||Villanova *||1 p.m.|
|April 13||Marquette *||12 p.m.|
|April 20||at Georgetown *||1 p.m.|
|April 27||Butler *||11 a.m.|
|May 2-4||at Big East Conf. Tourn.||TBA|
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