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The Weekend Preview – March 17, 2023


Mar 17, 2023

The Weekend Preview – March 17, 2023

3/17/2023 11:41:26 AM

RICHMOND, Va. (March 17, 2023) – Conference play heats up in the CAA as lacrosse league matchups get entirely underway Saturday, joining baseball and softball conference series and tennis league clashes. Outdoors track &amp field season starts up for the majority of applications and rowing and golf competitors continues.
It is however yet another comprehensive weekend of conference play in CAA baseball. Northeastern, which is off to its excellent all round commence simply because 1942, hosts North Carolina A&ampT. Ideal immediately after recording victories far more than nationally ranked foes on Tuesday, Elon and UNCW seem to continue the momentum as the Phoenix verify out Monmouth and the Seahawks travel to Towson. Stony Brook tends to make its CAA debut at preseason favourite Charleston and Hofstra hosts William &amp Mary. Delaware entertains UMass Lowell for a three-game series in non-conference action.| Weekend Schedule
We have a comprehensive weekend of CAA Softball awaiting as five conference series are on the docket. The very best two teams in the preseason poll, UNCW and Delaware, will face off in Newark. The Seahawks enter the matchup on a four-game winning streak instantly immediately after sweeping its opening CAA series and a midweek victory far more than North Carolina, as they earned their incredibly 1st Power five win simply because 2019. Two teams that won their incredibly 1st CAA series this spring will go head-to-head in West Extended Branch. Monmouth took two of three from Hampton in its opening CAA series and will host Elon, who earned a sweep far more than Stony Brook final weekend. In addition, Charleston ends a 22-game residence stand, hitting the road for just the second time this season when the Cougars head to Towson. 
three teams will be opening CAA play this weekend, such as newcomer North Carolina A&ampT hosting Drexel, with every single teams starting their conference schedules. The final series functions a Extended Island rivalry as Hofstra’s incredibly 1st CAA series this spring has the Pride heading to Stony Brook. | Weekend Schedule 

Women’s Lacrosse
Ideal immediately after a 3-two displaying in the midweek, CAA play begins for all eight teams. League newcomer Monmouth begins the day hosting Elon (11 a.m., FloLive), followed by Hofstra going to William &amp Mary (1 p.m., FloLive). A pair of games on LacrosseTV adhere to with No. 5 Stony Brook hosting Delaware (3 p.m., LacrosseTV two) and a rematch of final year’s CAA title game as Towson hosts Drexel (4 p.m., LacrosseTV). | Weekend Schedule
Men’s Lacrosse
CAA play gets into comprehensive swing in Men’s Lacrosse with three conference matchups on Saturday. At noon (FloLive), newcomers Hampton and Stony Brook commence their tenure in CAA Lacrosse playing at Armstrong Stadium. Simultaneously, Towson will host Drexel (FloLive) as the Dragons seem to ride the momentum from a ranked win their final time out, and the Tigers attempt to snap a five-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 very best-20 competitors. The Hawks host No. ten/9 Villanova at two p.m. on Saturday (FloLive), although 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 three women’s applications in action. Delaware and Towson head to Arizona for the Red Rocks Invitational and Elon will play in Hilton Head.
three CAA Rowing crews – Delaware, Eastern Michigan and Villanova – have opened their spring seasons, and two far far 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 huge conference matchup in Williamsburg on Sunday as the Delaware men’s and women’s teams face William &amp 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&ampT entertains Norfolk State and Stony Brook demands 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&ampT is residence against Norfolk State.
Track &amp Field
Ideal immediately after a quick layoff, CAA Track &amp Field heads outdoors for the spring. Ten teams will compete this weekend, such as seven opening their outdoors seasons. The women’s CAA Indoor Track &amp Field champions commence their quest for the triple crown as Elon sends athletes to Charlotte for the 49er Classic and Larger Point for the Bob Davidson Invitational. North Carolina A&ampT and UNCW will join the Phoenix at Larger Point, with the Aggies opening their season and the Seahawks competing in their second meet this spring. The men’s CAA Indoor Track &amp Field champion head south as Northeastern opens the year in Orlando for the UCF Black and Gold Invite. Stony Brook and Hofstra will commence the season on Extended Island, although 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, precisely exactly where they will be joined by William &amp Mary opening its spring. 

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