The Sacred Heart women's lacrosse team announced their fall schedule of tournament and games as they get prepare for the 2011 season. The Pioneers kick-off the fall taking on cross-town rival Fairfield this Sunday, September 26th on Campus Field at 1:00 pm.
The 2010-11 SHU Women's Lacrosse Alumni Game is slated for Friday, October 1st at 8:00 pm on Campus Field. The game is part of 2010 Homecoming Weekend at Sacred Heart and the Pioneers will receive their 2010 Northeast Conference Championship rings at halftime of the football game on Saturday.
The Pioneers will take part in three tournament this fall. SHU will play in the Marist Fall Tournament on Sunday, October 17th, the Quinnipiac Fall Tournament on Sunday, October 24th and round out the preseason at the Holy Cross Fall Tournament on Saturday, October 30th.
The 2011 season is scheduled to get underway on Saturday, February 26th when the Pioneers play host to the Brown Bears. The rest of the 2011 non-conference schedule features home dates with Iona, Manhattan, Louisville and Holy Cross. SHU will pay visits to the Stags and UConn this spring.
The three-time defending NEC Champions open the league slate with weekend home dates with Robert Morris and Saint Francis (PA) on March 25th and 27th. SHU will host Long Island and Wagner as well in NEC play. The Pioneers will head to Quinnipiac, Bryant, Central Connecticut State, Monmouth and Mount St. Mary's.