Dallmeyer Announces 2022 Lehigh Field Hockey Schedule

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BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Coming off its best season in nearly three decades, Lehigh head field hockey coach Caitlin Dallmeyer announced the Mountain Hawks’ 2022 schedule on Friday. Lehigh will play 18 games, 10 of which are at home, beginning on Friday, Aug. 26 vs. Lock Haven.

Following the season (and home) opener on the 26th, the Mountain Hawks head to Temple on Sunday, Aug. 28. It will mark Lehigh’s first trip to Temple since 2008. The Mountain Hawks defeated the Owls this past season at home by a 2 -1 final.

The following weekend, Lehigh travels west to play at Ball State on Saturday, Sept. 3 then Ohio State on Sunday, Sept. 4. The Mountain Hawks and Buckeyes did square off in both 2017 (at Lehigh) and 2018 (at Ohio State) . The ensuing weekend features home games vs. La Salle (Friday, Sept 9) and Wagner (Sunday, Sept 11).

The Patriot League opener is set for Saturday, Sept. 17 at Boston University – marking the second straight season Lehigh opens the league slate vs. the Terriers. The Mountain Hawks remain in New England the following day – play ingat Sacred Heart on Sunday, Sept. 18.

Lehigh will play the next four games in the Lehigh Valley – with home games vs. Merrimack (Saturday, Sept. 24), LIU (Sunday, Sept. 25), Villanova (Monday, Oct. 3) and Bucknell (Saturday, Oct. 8), along with a road game at Lafayette sandwiched in between on Friday, Sept. 30.

The final road games of the regular season are set for Friday, Oct. 14 and Sunday, Oct. 16—at American and Longwood, respectively. The regular season wraps up with three straight home games; it begins with consecutive Patriot League contests on consecutive Saturdays vs. Holy Cross and Colgate. The regular season finale is Sunday, Oct. 30 against Columbia.

The Patriot League Tournament begins with the semifinals on Thursday, Nov. 3 followed by the championship game on Saturday, Nov. 5. All games will be played at the overall No. 1 seed. Lehigh will be vying for a second straight tournament appearance for the first time since 2004-05.

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