October 2, 2008

Men's Lacrosse Team Announces Fall Schedule Starting with Alumni Match Saturday

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Lees-McRae College's men's lacrosse announces the 2008 fall schedule and the addition of 15 members to the lacrosse squad.

The Bobcats added thirteen freshmen and two transfers to twenty-three returners to form the 2009 team.

The team will begin their fall schedule Saturday, October 4 with the alumni game at 10 a.m. The field will open at 9 a.m. for warm-ups.

On Saturday, October 18 the Bobcats then travel to Moon Township, Pennsylvania to take part in the Robert Morris Fall Lacrosse Tournament. The Bobcats will face Division II rivals, NYIT, at 9 a.m., Division III opponent, Wooster, at 11:45 a.m. and Mercyhurst North-East at 5:00 p.m.

Lees-McRae will close out the fall schedule on Sunday, October 26 at the Charlotte Classic. The games are to be played at 521 Park, just off Ardrey Kell Road in Charlotte, N.C. The Bobcats will take on region rivals Catawba College, Wingate University, and Charlotte Lacrosse Club. All times are to be announced.

"These game dates will give our coaching staff a great opportunity to see the team play on more than one occasion and against several very different opponents from all levels of collegiate lacrosse," head coach Matt Edmunds said.