The Harvard men's lacrosse team opens 2012 at home against Vermont Feb. 25 (Gil Talbot).
–The Harvard men’s lacrosse team will
play seven home games and face four teams which reached last
year’s NCAA tournament during the 2012 campaign.
Under Chris Wojcik ’96, who is in his second season as The Frisbie Family Head Coach for Harvard Men’s Lacrosse, the Crimson will host 2011 NCAA tournament participant Hofstra and will visit Duke, Cornell and Penn, who made the NCAA postseason a year ago.
Harvard, which posted a 10-6 overall record, including a 3-3 mark in the Ivy League, reached the final of the Ivy tournament. This year’s Ancient Eight tournament will be held May 4-6 at the home field of the regular-season champion. The winner of the tournament will receive the Ancient Eight’s automatic berth to the NCAA championship.
“Our players and coaches eagerly await the 2012 season and the opportunity to compete in the Ivy League,” coach Wojcik said. “In addition, we have assembled a competitive out of conference schedule, and our program is looking forward to the challenge.”
Coach Wojcik and the Crimson makes the trip to Cornell April 7,
before returning home to welcome Quinnipiac for a Tuesday night
game April 10. Harvard will then close out the regular season by
visiting Penn April 14, hosting Princeton April 21 and then heading
back on the road to play at Yale April 28.
Harvard will serve as host of the NCAA Championships at Gillette Stadium May 26-28, 2012.