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Previewing Boston University’s 2019 men’s college lacrosse schedule

BU has proven themselves as a competitive and talented team in the Patriot League.

Greg Bartram, BU Athletics

The Boston University Terriers are the 57th team in our 2019 schedule preview series and the seventh team from the Patriot League. The Terriers finished 8-9 in 2018 and 3-5 in Patriot League play. Boston University upset Bucknell in the Patriot League quarterfinals but fell to Loyola in the conference semifinals.

Here’s their entire 2019 schedule:

Boston University’s 2019 Schedule

Date Road Team Home Team Special Notes
Date Road Team Home Team Special Notes
2/3 Boston University Providence
2/9 Boston University Ohio State
2/16 Dartmouth Boston University
2/19 Boston University Sacred Heart First ever meeting
2/26 Bryant Boston University
3/2 Vermont Boston University First meeting since 2015
3/9 Boston University Colgate Patriot League
3/16 Bucknell Boston University Patriot League
3/19 Harvard Boston University
3/23 Lafayette Boston University Patriot League
3/30 Boston University Lehigh Patriot League
4/6 Boston University Army West Point Patriot League
4/13 Loyola Boston University Patriot League
4/20 Holy Cross Boston University Patriot League
4/26 Boston University Navy Patriot League

Who’s In?

Who’s Out?

Average Winning Percentage From 2018 Teams

  • Overall: .493
  • Nonconference: .473
  • Patriot League: .511

Circle These Dates

  • 2/3 (at Providence): One of the season’s earliest thrillers last year resulted in Ryan Hilburn tying the game with seven seconds left in regulation before John MacLean won the game with 47 seconds left in overtime. It was a back-and-forth affair between two teams that had high expectations at the time and also saw the breakout of Sean Leahey, who scored five goals for the Friars.
  • 2/26 (vs. Bryant): BU has won both meetings against the Bulldogs in the last two years, including 2018’s overtime finish. Bryant has been a consistently good team in the NEC as well as a good challenge in nonconference play. Marc O’Rourke is a guy worth watching for the Bulldogs, despite going pointless against the Terriers last year.
  • 3/16 (vs. Bucknell): The Bison looked to challenge for an at-large bid in the NCAA Tournament leading up to their quarterfinal meeting with BU. But after taking the regular season meeting 16-9 thanks to a 9-0 second half, Bucknell was stunned by the Terriers in the rematch. The Bison lose a good amount of their production from a year ago, highlighted by Will Sands.
  • 3/19 (vs. Harvard): A finish that the Terriers would love to forget. BU led 18-12 with 7:06 to go, a game which was pretty much over. But the Crimson didn’t go down without a comeback of their own, scoring six goals in that span and their final three regulation goals in a 50 second span. Morgan Cheek completed the comeback in overtime to cap off his 13-point performance. Kyle Anderson had nine points, while BU’s Chris Gray finished with 10 points, eight of them assists.
  • 3/30 (at Lehigh): BU only had one win against the Mountain Hawks, a 10-4 victory in the 2017 Patriot League quarterfinals. Lehigh has won the rest of their meetings, but all of them have been within four goals. Three of them, including last year’s matchup, have been decided by a goal. The Terriers led by two goals in the third quarter before the Mountain Hawks scored the game’s final three goals, capped by Mickey Fitzpatrick’s game-winner with 39 seconds left in the fourth quarter.

For other schedules and team rosters, check out our Men’s Division I matrix.