TOWSON, Md. - Both the Tiger men's and women's lacrosse teams will play some important games this weekend as both teams try to secure spots in the Colonial Athletic Association playoffs.
Now 9-3 overall and 3-0 in the CAA, the women's lacrosse team hosts Hofstra on Friday night and visits Drexel on Sunday afternoon. Senior goalkeeper Mary Teeters leads the Tigers and ranks among the national leaders with a .532 save percentage. She is allowing 8.08 goals per game.
The CAA-leading Tigers improved to 3-0 in the CAA with an 8-7 win at William and Mary and a 9-7 victory at Old Dominion over the weekend.
The Tiger men's lacrosse team split a pair of games last week. After a 12-11 come-from-behind win over UMBC, the Tigers had their five-game winning streak snapped by No. 2 Massachusetts. Now 7-4 overall and 2-1 in the CAA, the Tigers will try and get back on the winning track when they host Penn State on Saturday night.
After winning two of three CAA games against Old Dominion over the weekend, the Tiger baseball team will play five non-conference games this week. Junior catcher Andrew Parker led the Tigers to the series win over ODU by batting .615 with three home runs and six RBI's. Junior righthander Michael Trionfo earned his sixth win of the season in the series opener. The CAA leader in wins, he ranks fourth in the CAA with a 2.72 E.R.A.
Coming off a tough three-game series at Drexel, the Tiger softball team will play five home games this week. After hosting Howard in a doubleheader, the Tigers host UNC Wilmington in a three-game series this weekend. The Tigers, who are 16-21 overall and 3-6 in the CAA, won the final game of their series at Drexel when Katie Lingmai pitched a no-hitter. Erika Stasch leads the Tigers with seven home runs, 24 RBI's and a .344 batting average.
With a 10-9 record, the Tiger tennis team will be very busy this week. The Tigers host George Mason on Monday and visit Navy on Wednesday. On Friday, the Tigers visit Delaware before hosting James Madison on Sunday.
After finishing 13th at Penn State's Rutherford Invitational, the Tiger men's golf team will travel to Longwood University to play in the Lancers' Tournament this weekend.
The Tiger track and field team returns to action on Saturday with a tri-meet at Johns Hopkins against the Blue Jays and Loyola.
THE TIGERS THIS WEEK (April 9-15)
|Mon., April 9||WTEN||GEORGE MASON||3 p.m.|
|Tue., April 10||BASE||BUCKNELL||3 p.m.|
|Wed., April 11||BASE||DELAWARE STATE||3 p.m.|
|Wed., April 11||SB||HOWARD (DH)||3 p.m.|
|Wed., April 11||WTEN||at Navy||3 p.m.|
|Fri., April 13||WLAX||HOFSTRA||7 p.m.|
|Fri., April 13||BASE||at Elon||6:30 p.m.|
|Fri., April 13||MGLF||at Longwood Invitational||8 a.m.|
|Fri., April 13||WTEN||at Delaware||3 p.m.|
|Sat., April 14||MGLF||at Longwood Invitational||8 a.m.|
|Sat., April 14||SB||UNC WILMINGTON (DH)||12 noon|
|Sat., April 14||TRACK||at Johns Hopkins with Loyola||11 a.m.|
|Sat., April 14||BASE||at Elon||6:30 p.m.|
|Sat., April 14||MLX||PENN STATE||7:30 p.m.|
|Sun., April 15||WLX||at Drexel||1 p.m.|
|Sun., April 15||BASE||at Elon||1 p.m.|
|Sun., April 15||WTEN||JAMES MADISON||10 a.m.|
|Sun., April 15||SB||UNC WILMINGTON||1 p.m.|