The Weekend Preview – March 17, 2023
The Weekend Preview – March 17, 2023
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RICHMOND, Va. (March 17, 2023) – Conference play heats up in the CAA as lacrosse league matchups get totally underway Saturday, joining baseball and softball conference series and tennis league clashes. Outside track & field season begins up for the majority of applications and rowing and golf competitors continues.
It is one more complete weekend of conference play in CAA baseball. Northeastern, which is off to its most effective general commence considering that 1942, hosts North Carolina A&T. Following recording victories more than nationally ranked foes on Tuesday, Elon and UNCW appear to continue the momentum as the Phoenix check out Monmouth and the Seahawks travel to Towson. Stony Brook tends to make its CAA debut at preseason preferred Charleston and Hofstra hosts William & Mary. Delaware entertains UMass Lowell for a 3-game series in non-conference action.| Weekend Schedule
We have a complete weekend of CAA Softball awaiting as 5 conference series are on the docket. The leading two teams in the preseason poll, UNCW and Delaware, will face off in Newark. The Seahawks enter the matchup on a 4-game winning streak soon after sweeping its opening CAA series and a midweek victory more than North Carolina, as they earned their 1st Energy 5 win considering that 2019. Two teams that won their 1st CAA series this spring will go head-to-head in West Lengthy Branch. Monmouth took two of 3 from Hampton in its opening CAA series and will host Elon, who earned a sweep more than Stony Brook final weekend. On top of that, Charleston ends a 22-game household stand, hitting the road for just the second time this season when the Cougars head to Towson.
3 teams will be opening CAA play this weekend, such as newcomer North Carolina A&T hosting Drexel, with each teams beginning their conference schedules. The final series capabilities a Lengthy Island rivalry as Hofstra’s 1st CAA series this spring has the Pride heading to Stony Brook. | Weekend Schedule
Following a three-two displaying in the midweek, CAA play starts for all eight teams. League newcomer Monmouth starts the day hosting Elon (11 a.m., FloLive), followed by Hofstra going to William & Mary (1 p.m., FloLive). A pair of games on LacrosseTV adhere to with No. five Stony Brook hosting Delaware (three p.m., LacrosseTV two) and a rematch of final year’s CAA title game as Towson hosts Drexel (four p.m., LacrosseTV). | Weekend Schedule
CAA play gets into complete swing in Men’s Lacrosse with 3 conference matchups on Saturday. At noon (FloLive), newcomers Hampton and Stony Brook start their tenure in CAA Lacrosse playing at Armstrong Stadium. Simultaneously, Towson will host Drexel (FloLive) as the Dragons appear to ride the momentum from a ranked win their final time out, and the Tigers try to snap a 5-game skid. In the nightcap, Hofstra will host Fairfield at 7 p.m. (FloLive).
In non-conference action, Delaware and Monmouth, who went head-to-head final weekend, will face leading-20 competitors. The Hawks host No. ten/9 Villanova at two p.m. on Saturday (FloLive), when the Blue Hens travel to No. 9/ten Johns Hopkins at 7 p.m. on Sunday (ESPN+). | Weekend Schedule
A light week on the schedule will have 3 women’s applications in action. Delaware and Towson head to Arizona for the Red Rocks Invitational and Elon will play in Hilton Head.
3 CAA Rowing crews – Delaware, Eastern Michigan and Villanova – have opened their spring seasons, and two a lot more hit the water this weekend. On Friday, UConn opens its season in Orlando on Lake Pickett against UCF, Miami and Jacksonville. On Saturday, UC San Diego heads to Lake Natoma for the Hornet Invitational hosted by Sacramento State.
The CAA tennis slate is highlighted by a major conference matchup in Williamsburg on Sunday as the Delaware men’s and women’s teams face William & Mary. In other CAA women’s action, Hofstra hosts Towson in league action, Charleston welcomes Rhode Island and UTSA, Monmouth heads to Army, North Carolina A&T entertains Norfolk State and Stony Brook requires on Villanova. On the men’s side, UNCW hosts Illinois State, DePaul and Youngstown State in a round-robin tournament. Drexel is at Army and North Carolina A&T is household against Norfolk State.
Track & Field
Following a short layoff, CAA Track & Field heads outdoors for the spring. Ten teams will compete this weekend, such as seven opening their outside seasons. The women’s CAA Indoor Track & Field champions start their quest for the triple crown as Elon sends athletes to Charlotte for the 49er Classic and Higher Point for the Bob Davidson Invitational. North Carolina A&T and UNCW will join the Phoenix at Higher Point, with the Aggies opening their season and the Seahawks competing in their second meet this spring. The men’s CAA Indoor Track & Field champion head south as Northeastern opens the year in Orlando for the UCF Black and Gold Invite. Stony Brook and Hofstra will start the season on Lengthy Island, when Hampton heads to Coastal Carolina to commence the spring. Charleston and Delaware are competing in their second meets this season, with the Cougars participating in the CSU Buccaneer Invitational and the Blue Hens traveling to Richmond for the Fred Hardy Invitational, exactly where they will be joined by William & Mary opening its spring.
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