Aug. 30, 2012
WASHINGTON - The Georgetown University women's lacrosse squad has announced its 2012 fall schedule. The Hoyas will play on five dates with four all-day events. The Blue & Gray will face four 2012 NCAA Tournament squads and see a number of teams twice throughout the fall season.
The Hoyas will start the fall with the banquet and alumni game on September 22. The game will be held at 1 p.m., with the banquet at 6:30 p.m., at the Key Bridge Marriott. Alums, parents or fans looking to buy tickets to the banquet should contact Georgetown Assistant Coach Meg Dentler
The following weekend, the Blue & Gray will travel to the United State Naval Academy for a matchup in Annapolis, Md. Navy won the Patriot League a year ago and earned an NCAA Tournament berth after winning a play-in game.
On Saturday, October 13, the Hoyas will be at Johns Hopkins University for three separate games. GU will begin with the Blue Jays at 9 a.m., and play Lehigh University at noon, followed by Temple University at 2 p.m.
Three teams will come to the Hilltop the following day as the Hoyas have six games in two days. Stanford University is scheduled for 10 a.m., and Ohio State University will face GU at 1 p.m. The University of Virginia will round out the day with a 2 p.m., matchup. The Cavaliers earned an NCAA Tournament berth a year ago.
The next weekend, Georgetown will travel to Philadelphia, Pa., for three games at the University of Pennsylvania. The University at Albany kicks things off at 10:30 a.m., before Vanderbilt University will face the Blue & Gray at 11:30 a.m. The host Quakers round out the day at 2:30 p.m. Albany and Penn both appeared in last year's NCAA Tournament.
GU will close out the fall at home hosting its annual tournament on October 27. The Blue & Gray will play the University of Delaware at 9 a.m., Virginia Tech University at noon, Temple at 1 p.m., and Lehigh at 3 p.m.
Georgetown finished the season with a record of 9-8 overall and a mark of 5-3 in BIG EAST Conference play. The Hoyas lose five seniors next season but return their top six scorers and bring in a talented class of eight.