BLACKSBURG, Va. -- The Virginia Tech men's lacrosse team advanced to the quarterfinals of the 2018 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour and with a loaded schedule, the Hokies are clearly aiming higher this spring.
Virginia Tech, which posted a 13-5 record and captured the SouthEastern Lacrosse Conference (SELC) championship, will play a 16-game regular season slate that includes seven teams ranked in the final MCLA Division I Under Armour Weekly Coaches Poll.
The Hokies will match up with No. 1 -- and reigning national champion -- Michigan State along with No. 4 South Carolina, No. 7 Liberty, No. 10 California, No. 20 Northeastern, No. 23 Connecticut and No. 24 Oregon. Indiana and Minnesota, which are just outside the Top 25, are also on the docket.
The regular season culminates with the annual rivalry game with divisional foe Liberty, which will be held in Blacksburg this spring.
2019 Virginia Tech Men's Lacrosse Schedule
|Feb. 22||WEST VIRGINIA *||7 p.m.|
|Feb. 24||NC STATE||12 p.m.|
|March 1||CONNECTICUT||7 p.m.|
|March 2||at South Carolina||7 p.m.|
|March 11||at Stanford||7:30 p.m.|
|March 13||at Cal Poly||4 p.m.|
|March 15||at California||7:30 p.m.|
|March 22||vs. George Washington # *||7 p.m.|
|March 23||vs. Northeastern #||12 p.m.|
|March 24||vs. Oregon #||12 p.m.|
|March 30||vs. Michigan State %||7 p.m.|
|March 31||vs. Indiana %||12 p.m.|
|April 6||ELON||12 p.m.|
|April 7||MINNESOTA||11 a.m.|
|April 14||TENNESSEE *||12 p.m.|
|April 20||LIBERTY *||7:30 p.m.|
|April 26-28||SELC Tournament|
|May 6-11||2019 MCLA National Championships|
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* - indicates SELC Northwest division contest
# - indiciates Battle for Baltimore contests at the John Carroll School (Baltimore)
% - indicates contests held at Fortress Obetz Field in Columbus, Ohio