Women's Lacrosse Weekly Central

March 8, 2017

Rosemont, Ill. – Another full week of action fills up the women’s lacrosse schedule this week, highlighted by a rematch of last year’s national semifinal game between No. 1 Maryland and No. 4 Syracuse, which will be televised live on BTN this Saturday. The week begins this afternoon with a top-10 matchup in Happy Valley when No. 5 Penn State hosts No. 12 James Madison. In other Wednesday action, No. 18 Johns Hopkins will play a local opponent in UMBC, while No. 1 Maryland hosts ACC-foe Boston College. On Friday, Michigan welcomes High Point to Ann Arbor.

Four additional games will be played on Saturday, as Ohio State (at Holy Cross), Johns Hopkins (at Hofstra) and Rutgers (at James Madison) each hit the road for nonconference games. No. 17 Northwestern returns to action against Marquette to round out the Saturday slate. Sunday features another contest of top-10 opponents with No. 9 Colorado making the trip to Penn State, while Michigan plays its second home game of the weekend vs. Canisius. The week concludes with Ohio State’s trip to Cambridge to face off against Harvard.

March 8
No. 5 Penn State vs. No. 12 James Madison (University Park, Pa.), 4 pm ET
No. 18 Johns Hopkins vs. UMBC (Baltimore, Md.), 5 pm ET
No. 1 Maryland vs. Boston College (College Park, Md.), 7 pm ET

March 10
Michigan vs. High Point (Ann Arbor, Mich.), 5 pm ET

March 11
Ohio State at Holy Cross (Worcester, Mass.), 12:05 pm ET
No. 18 Johns Hopkins at Hofstra (Hempstead, N.Y.), 1 pm ET
Rutgers at No. 12 James Madison (Harrisonburg, Va.), 1 pm ET
No. 17 Northwestern vs. Marquette (Evanston, Ill.), 1 pm ET
No. 1 Maryland vs. No. 4 Syracuse (College Park, Md.), 1 pm ET 1

March 12
No. 5 Penn State vs. No. 9 Colorado (University Park, Pa.), 12 pm ET
Michigan vs. Canisius (Ann Arbor, Mich.), 1 pm ET

March 13
Ohio State at Harvard (Cambridge, Mass.), 3 pm ET

1 Game televised live on BTN

Rankings listed using Inside Lacrosse Poll (March 6)