Rutgers Announces Schedule for the 2013 Lacrosse Season

PISCATAWAY, N.J. (October 26, 2012) The Rutgers women's lacrosse program released its 2013 schedule, head coach Laura Brand-Sias announced on Friday. Rutgers will host 10 games this season and face off against four 2012 NCAA Tournament qualifiers.

Brand-Sias organized a nonconference schedule that features seven contests at home or within driving distance. The Scarlet Knights open up the year with a home contest against Manhattan on Feb. 9 at 11:00 a.m. After a trip to future Big East member Temple on Feb. 20, Rutgers returns to the RU Turf Field to take on Fairfield on Feb. 23 at 1:00 p.m.

RU meets Monmouth in West Long Branch, N.J., on March 2 before hosting 2012 NCAA Tournament participant UPenn on March 6 at 3:00 p.m. The Scarlet Knights hit the road for a game at Delaware on March 9 at 3:00 p.m.

The Scarlet Knights wrap up the nonconference slate with two home contests against Hofstra (March 13) and Ivy League foe Princeton (March 19).

In the opening Big East weekend, Rutgers heads to Notre Dame (March 22) and first-year Big East member Marquette (March 24).

RU then enjoys a five-game homestand with Connecticut, Syracuse, Villanova, Georgetown and Loyola. The Scarlet Knights and Huskies meet on April 5 at 3:00 p.m., before RU and SU clash on April 7 at 1:00 p.m.

Villanova visits Rutgers on Saturday, April 13 (1:00 p.m.), before the Scarlet Knights have five days to prepare for Georgetown (April 19) and Loyola (April 21).

Rutgers hits the road for the final Big East weekend, heading to Louisville on April 26 and Cincinnati on April 28.

The Big East Women's Lacrosse Tournament will be held at the Multi-Sport Field on the campus of Georgetown University from May 2-4, 2012.

Date       Time       Opponent
2/09 11:00 a.m. MANHATTAN
2/20 3:00 p.m. at Temple
2/23 1:00 p.m. FAIRFIELD

3/02 12:00 p.m. at Monmouth
3/06 3:00 p.m. UPENN
3/09 3:00 p.m. at Delaware
3/13 3:00 p.m. HOFSTRA
3/19 3:00 p.m. PRINCETON
3/22 7:00 p.m. at Notre Dame*
3/24 12:00 p.m. at Marquette*

4/05 3:00 p.m. CONNECTICUT*
4/07 1:00 p.m. SYRACUSE*
4/13 1:00 p.m. VILLANOVA*
4/19 3:00 p.m. GEORGETOWN*
4/21 1:00 p.m. LOYOLA*
4/26 5:00 p.m. at Louisville*
4/28 1:00 p.m. at Cincinnati*


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