While the official start to lacrosse season may be five months away, that doesn’t mean there is no lacrosse going on, as teams are currently in the middle of their fall scrimmage schedules.
One team that will get its first taste of fall ball tonight is the Wofford Terriers.
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Wofford, which is set to begin its first season this spring and play in the Southern Conference, will be traveling to Charlotte, N.C., to scrimmage with Division II Queens University. The Terriers will also host Gardner-Webb next week.
As a new program, coach Ceri Miller’s roster is filled with youth, 16 of the 20 players are freshman, so Wednesday’s game against Queens will be an important first step for the program.
“It’ll either be a rude awakening or we’ll surprise ourselves,” freshman Delaney Irwin told The Old Gold and Black.
Wofford is one of four new Division I women’s lacrosse programs that will begin play in 2018, joining Arizona State, East Carolina, and Hartford.