December 3, 1998
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – The Notre Dame women’s lacrosse team will play a 15-game schedule in 1999, Irish head coach Tracy Coyne announced on Thursday. Notre Dame will open its third season of varsity women’s lacrosse against Boston College in Fairfax, Va., on March 8. Coyne led the Irish to a 5-4 record in their first varsity season in 1997 and to a 7-6 record in 1998.
Notre Dame’s home schedule will include games against Ohio State, Connecticut, Davidson, Denver, Duke and Yale with the home opener slated for March 26, against Ohio State at 4:00 p.m. The Irish play four teams they beat in 98, Denver, Davidson, Ohio State and Gannon, and five teams that beat Notre Dame last year, Vanderbilt, Duke, Syracuse, Columbia and Harvard.
Notre Dame will spend the Easter weekend in Philadelphia with games at Villanova on Sat., April 3, and at Pennsylvania on Mon., April 5. The Irish will travel to St. Petersburg, Fla., for part of their spring break when they will play Richmond at Eckerd College on march 11. Two tournaments will precede the 15 games, the South of the Border Tournament on Feb. 27, in Durham, N.C., and the William & Mary Tournament in Williamsburg, Va., on March 6.
1999 Women’s Lacrosse Schedule
Day Date Opponent Site TimeSat. Feb. 27 at South of the Border Tournament Durham, N.C. 8:00 a.m.Sat. March 6 at William & Mary Tournament Williamsburg, Va. 8:00 a.m.Mon. March 8 vs. Boston College Fairfax, Va. 11:00 a.m.Thurs. March 11 vs. Richmond St. Petersburg, Fla. 1:00 p.m.Wed. March 17 at Gannon Erie, Pa. 3:00 p.m.Tues. March 23 at Syracuse Syracuse, N.Y. 3:00 p.m.Fri. March 26 OHIO STATE Moose Krause Stadium 4:00 p.m.Sun. March 28 CONNECTICUT Moose Krause Stadium 2:00 p.m.Sat. April 3 at Villanova Villanova, Pa. 12:00 p.m.Mon. April 5 at Pennsylvania Philadelphia, Pa. 7:00 p.m.Fri. April 9 DAVIDSON Moose Krause Stadium 4:00 p.m.Sun. April 11 DENVER Moose Krause Stadium 1:00 p.m.Tues. April 13 at Vanderbilt Nashville, Tenn. 3:00 p.m.Fri. April 16 DUKE Moose Krause Stadium 4:00 p.m.Sun. April 18 YALE Moose Krause Stadium 1:00 p.m.Fri. April 23 at Harvard Cambridge, Mass. 3:00 p.m.Sat. April 24 vs. Columbia Cambridge, Mass. 1:00 p.m.
All CAPS denote home game. All times are local.