Women's Lacrosse to open 2017 season against Franciscan on February 25

Women's Lacrosse to open 2017 season against Franciscan on February 25

By Caleb Scott

| 2017 Schedule

ADA — The Ohio Northern women's lacrosse team will open its 2017 campaign on February 25 under 2nd-year head coach Beth Hemminger.

In its inaugural season in 2016, Ohio Northern posted a 7-9 record, including a 2-5 Ohio Athletic Conference record.

The schedule will feature eight non-conference contests, and eight OAC matchups.

ONU will open the season with back-to-back contests at Dial-Roberson Stadium as they welcome Franciscan University on Feb. 25, and Wooster on Mar. 3.

For the first time in program history, Northern will travel to Florida during Spring Break to take on Kean (N.J.) and Marymount (Va.) on Mar. 7 and 9.

The Polar Bears will return home Mar. 18 as they welcome Ursuline to Dial-Roberson Stadium. 

After contests at Kenyon (Mar. 22) and St. Marys (Ind.) (Mar. 25), Northern will wrap up the non-conference portion of the schedule at home as they host Hiram on Mar. 28.

On Apr. 1, ONU will open the OAC portion of the schedule as they host Mount Union.

The Polar Bears will also host Muskingum on Apr. 8, John Carroll on Apr. 22, and Otterbein on Apr. 26th in OAC action.

Northern will travel to OAC-foes Wilmington on Apr. 5, Heidelberg on Apr. 12, Baldwin Wallace on Apr. 14, and Capital on Apr. 29.

The semifinals of the OAC Tournament is set for May 3 and the finals will be played on May 6.