BELMONT, N.C. - Belmont Abbey Women's Lacrosse Head Coach Molly Lehman-Lewis announced her team's 2019 schedule today. The Abbey will start the year off with a home contest against Lenoir-Rhyne University on Friday, February 8.
On Febrary 27, the Crusaders will play their first Conference Carolinas opponent, as they welcome Lees-McRae to Alumni Field for a 3 p.m. game.
Senior Day will take place on March 9, when the team hosts UVA-Wise. That game will start at 3 p.m.
Later in the month, Belmont Abbey will travel to Florida to play a pair of games in the Sunshine State. On the 19th, they will visit St. Leo University, and and the 21st the Crusaders will face Florida Southern, who finished the 2018 season ranked #1 in the South Region.
The Abbey will take on another ranked opponent when they host Limestone College on Wednesday, April 3 at 4 p.m. The Saints finished last season ranked #4 in the South.
Coach Lewis made offered some positive thoughts on the schedule: "We are excited about our strength of schedule and the opportunity to compete at a high level this spring. The goals are high for this group of athletes and we are setup to be successful."
The Conference Carolinas tournament will begin on Monday, April 22. Then on April 25 and 27 Mount Olive will host the semifinals and championship games.