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Siena Men’s Lacrosse Season Preview

The Siena College Men’s Lacrosse Team opens its 2017 campaign this Saturday, February 11th at Syracuse.  Following a  3-10 overall record last season and 2-4 league record in 2016, the Saints have been picked to finish fourth in the 2017 MAAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll.  Meanwhile, the Orange are ranked #6 nationally in the Maverik Men’s Division I Media Poll, and #5 in the USILA Coaches’ Poll.  Tune in on Saturday at 4:00 PM to watch the game via the WATCH ESPN app, or follow by LIVE STATS.

Next, on February 18, 2017 the Saints travel to Victor, NY  where they will face 2016 Northeast Conference champion Hobart on the indoor field at the Pinnacle Athletic Campus.  Continuing this strong early season schedule, Siena travels to Charlottesville, VA for a February 21, 2017 match up with Virginia, now coached by former Brown coach Lars Tiffany.  The Saints will host five regular season games, including MAAC league games against Detroit, Manhattan, and Quinnipiac.  Siena’s complete 2017 schedule appears below.

Siena senior defenseman Joe Arcarese was named to the Preseason All-MAAC Team.  Arcarese ranked fifth best in the conference with his 1.23 caused turnovers per game.  The Saints return four of their top five scorers, including leading scorer Chris Robertson.  The Saints’ roster features a number of local players including :

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2017 Schedule


Opponent / Event




02/11/17 at #5/6 Syracuse Syracuse, NY 4:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS  | WATCH MORE
02/18/17 vs. Hobart Victor, NY 2:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS  | WATCH MORE
02/21/17 at Virginia Charlottesville, VA 6:00 p.m. ET GT GT

TV: ACC Network
02/25/17 at UMass Lowell Lowell, MA 1:00 p.m. ET MORE
03/04/17 vs. St. John’s Loudonville, NY 1:00 p.m. ET GT MORE
03/07/17 vs. Binghamton Loudonville, NY 3:00 p.m. ET GT MORE
03/14/17 at Bryant Smithfield, RI 3:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS  | WATCH MORE
03/18/17 at Colgate Hamilton, NY 2:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS  | WATCH MORE
03/25/17 at Monmouth * West Long Branch, NJ 1:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS

04/01/17 vs. Detroit * Loudonville, NY 1:00 p.m. ET GT MORE
04/08/17 vs. Manhattan * Loudonville, NY 3:00 p.m. ET GT MORE
04/15/17 at Canisius * Buffalo, NY 3:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS MORE
04/21/17 vs. Quinnipiac * Loudonville, NY 4:00 p.m. ET GT MORE
04/29/17 at Marist * Poughkeepsie, NY 7:00 p.m. ET LIVE STATS  | WATCH MORE

MAAC Championships

05/05/17 MAAC Semifinals TBA TBA MORE
05/07/17 MAAC Championship TBA 10:00 a.m. ET


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