Field Hockey Announces 2017 Schedule

July 13, 2017

EASTON, Pa. – Lafayette field hockey head coach Jennifer Stone announced the program’s 2017 fall schedule on Thursday morning.

The Leopards will open their season at Rappolt Field on Aug. 25, hosting Hofstra at 7 p.m. Patriot League play will also begin on home turf when Colgate comes to town for a 12 p.m. meeting on Sept. 16.

The team’s marquee matchups of the season will occur in back-to-back fashion to kick off October. The Leopards will travel to Newark, Del. to take on defending national champion Delaware at 1 p.m. on Oct. 1. The annual rivalry contest with Lehigh follows on Oct. 6 in Bethlehem at 7 p.m.

Lafayette will finish with five of its final seven games at Rappolt Field leading into the Patriot League Tournament, set for Nov. 3-5.

The full 2017 slate can be found below.

Date

Opponent

Time

8/25

HOFSTRA

7 p.m.

9/2

vs. Appalachian State

2 p.m.

9/3

at James Madison

2 p.m.

9/8

at Fairfield

4 p.m.

9/10

DREXEL

1 p.m.

9/16

COLGATE *

12 p.m.

9/18

CORNELL

7 p.m.

9/23

at Boston U. *

12 p.m.

9/24

at Harvard

2 p.m.

10/1

at Delaware

1 p.m.

10/6

at Lehigh *

7 p.m.

10/8

VILLANOVA

1 p.m.

10/13

BUCKNELL *

7 p.m.

10/15

RICHMOND

12 p.m.

10/21

at American *

12 p.m.

10/23

QUINNIPIAC

6 p.m.

10/28

HOLY CROSS

12 p.m.

10/29

at Temple

2 p.m.

11/3

Patriot League Semifinals

TBA

11/5

Patriot League Finals

TBA