Ohio State Releases the Buckeyes' 2014 Lacrosse Schedule

Five of the Buckeyes' final seven regular-season games will be in Columbus. ECAC league play starts against Bellarmine March 21, slated for under the lights in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. Ohio State has won the last three games vs. the Knights and six of seven overall. A midweek match-up with 2013 NCAA Tournament participant Notre Dame is set for March 25 and the Buckeyes will host Jacksonville for the first time March 29. Ohio State and Notre Dame have met each of the last 33 seasons. The first meeting between the Buckeyes and Dolphins was last season, a 9-6 Ohio State win in Florida.

A non-conference game vs. Delaware is slated for April 6, the first match-up between the teams since 2003 and the fourth in the series overall. Ohio State defeated the Blue Hens, 9-7, in 2003 and is 2-1 vs. Delaware, with the series dating to 1953.

Ohio State and Michigan will meet in Columbus for the first time as varsity opponents April 12. The ECAC Lacrosse League game wraps up Creator's Trophy competition for the defending champion Buckeyes, who are 2-0 vs. Michigan since the team moved to varsity status.

Ohio State will host Air Force April 19 on Senior Day in an ECAC Lacrosse League match-up. The Buckeyes have won the last five games vs. the Falcons, including a 10-9 road win last year. April 26 the Buckeyes will travel to Fairfield for the final ECAC regular-season game. Ohio State defeated Fairfield in Columbus last season and has won two of the last three match-ups.

For the first time, Ohio State will serve as host of the ECAC Tournament in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium. The semifinals are set for May 1, with the championship May 3. The winner receives the league's automatic berth into the NCAA tournament.

Date  Opponent / Event     Location                            Time
1/18 vs. Hill Academy # Woody Hayes Athletic Center 12:00 p.m.
1/25 vs. Navy # Woody Hayes Athletic Center 12:00 p.m.
2/01 vs. Robert Morris # Woody Hayes Athletic Center 12:00 p.m.

2/09 at Johns Hopkins Baltimore, Md. 11:30 a.m.
2/16 vs. Massachusetts Moe's Southwest Grill Classic 7:00 or 9:00 p.m.
Everbank Field - Jacksonville, FL
2/22 vs. Marquette Columbus, Ohio 12:00 p.m.

3/01 vs. Penn State Columbus, Ohio 1:00 p.m.
3/08 at Hofstra Hempstead, N.Y. 1:00 p.m.
3/15 at Denver Denver, Colo. 3:00 p.m.
3/21 vs. Bellarmine * Columbus, Ohio 7:00 p.m.
3/25 vs. Notre Dame Columbus, Ohio 4:00 p.m.
3/29 vs. Jacksonville Columbus, Ohio 2:30 p.m.

4/06 at Delaware Newark, Del. 12:00 p.m.
4/12 vs. Michigan * Columbus, Ohio TBA
4/19 vs. Air Force * Columbus, Ohio 1:00 p.m.
4/26 at Fairfield * Fairfield, Conn. 1:00 p.m.

5/01 ECAC Semifinals Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium TBA
5/03 ECAC Championship Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium TBA

# Exhibition
* Conference game

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