Men’s Lacrosse releases 2018 schedule

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Newberry is set to debut the men’s lacrosse program on Feb. 20 - Courtesy photo

NEWBERRY — With the inaugural season of men’s lacrosse at Newberry College looming on the horizon, Head Coach Nick Cotter has announced the official schedule for the Wolves’ first season of competition.

The Wolves will head to Montevallo, Ala. to face off against the Falcons of Montevallo on Feb. 9. The team is also entering their first year of competition. Newberry will then head to Alabama-Huntsville on Feb. 11 and have a six day rest before facing the Lions of Emmanuel on Feb. 17.

Newberry will play four of their first nine contests at home, including the home opener on Feb. 20 against Roberts Wesleyan at 7 p.m. They will follow the contest with matches at Setzler Field against Alderson-Broaddus, Chowan and Palm Beach Atlantic. The Wolves begin conference play on Mar. 10 against Catawba.

The Wolves will face-off against the 2017 South Atlantic Conference regular season champs in Lenoir-Rhyne on Mar. 24. Newberry’s last eight matches of the season will be SAC opponents, with four of them happening at home. The regular season will conclude at home on Saturday, April 21 as the Wolves faceoff against Mars Hill in a conference finale.

Feb. 9 at Montevallo Montevallo, Ala. 7:00 p.m.

Feb. 11 at Alabama-Huntsville Huntsville, Ala. noon

Feb. 17 at Emmanuel Franklin Springs, Ga. 2:00 p.m.

Feb. 20 vs. Roberts Wesleyan 7:00 p.m.

Feb. 25 vs. Alderson-Broaddus 1:30 p.m.

Mar. 3 vs. Chowan 3:00 p.m.

Mar. 5 vs. Palm Beach Atlantic 7:00 p.m.

Mar. 10 at Catawba Salisbury, N.C. 1:00 p.m.

Mar. 21 vs Coker 7:00 p.m.

Mar. 24 at Lenoir-Rhyne Hickory, N.C. 2:00 p.m.

Mar. 31 vs. Tusculum 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 7 vs. Wingate 7:00 p.m.

Apr. 11 at Queens Charlotte, N.C. 4:00 p.m.

Apr. 14 at Lincoln Memorial Harrogate, Tenn. 3:00 p.m.

Apr. 21 vs. Mars Hill 3:00 p.m.

Newberry is set to debut the men’s lacrosse program on Feb. 20
https://www.newberryobserver.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/web1_Men-s-Lacrosse.jpgNewberry is set to debut the men’s lacrosse program on Feb. 20 Courtesy photo

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