UF Women Announce 2022 Schedule!

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via UF press release by Katie Callahan

In the program’s 13th season, the Gators will compete in 17 regular season contests and an exhibition against Scotland.  

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida lacrosse’s 13th season on the horizon, the 2022 schedule has been announced by head coach Amanda O’Leary.

The Gators have 17 regular season games scheduled during the 2022 campaign, as well as an exhibition against the Scottish National Team.

Florida boasts nine home games this season at Donald R. Dizney Stadium. UF has gone 108-19 (.850) at The Diz in the 12-year history of the program.

The Gators are coming off a stellar 2021 season where the team finished 18-3 overall on its way to claiming its 10th-straight regular season conference championship. Florida also made its way to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the sixth time in program history.

During the 2022 season, the Gators will face 10 teams that qualified for the 2021 NCAA Tournament: Drexel, Jacksonville, Loyola, Maryland, Mercer, North Carolina, Stony Brook, Syracuse, Temple and Vanderbilt.

Florida kicks off its season at home on Feb. 12 against the Kennesaw State Owls, then follows that with an exhibition against the Scottish National Team on Feb. 15.

The Gators round out the three-game home stretch against North Carolina on Feb. 19.

UF then hits the road on Feb. 26 to take on the Maryland Terrapins in College Park, Md., before returning to The Diz on March 5 for a contest against Stony Brook.

The Gators are back-to-back on the road against the Liberty Flames and Loyola Greyhounds on March 9 and March 12, respectively. The squad then returns to Gainesville to take on Syracuse for a midweek matchup on March 16.

Florida closes the month of March with three-of-four on the road, beginning with Drexel on March 20. The lone home game in the stretch comes on March 23 against Stetson before the Gators head to Arizona State on March 27 ad Mercer on March 30.

The month of April kicks off American Athletic Conference play for Florida, with the team facing Cincinnati on April 3 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Florida then takes on Old Dominion on April 9 at The Diz before heading to the Music City to compete against Vanderbilt on April 16.

The Gators return home to face Temple on April 23 before taking a short break from conference play on April 27 for a midweek contest against Jacksonville.  

Florida closes its regular season on April 30 against the ECU Pirates in Greenville. The AAC Tournament semifinals are scheduled for Thursday, May 5, followed by the championship on Saturday, May 7 – also in Greenville, N.C.

A full look at the schedule can be found below.

DateOpponentLocationSeries Record
2/12Kennesaw StateGainesville, Fla.2-0
2/15Scotland (Exh.)Gainesville, Fla.N/A
2/19North CarolinaGainesville, Fla.3-10
2/26MarylandCollege Park, Md.  1-5
3/5Stony BrookGainesville, Fla.7-1
3/9LibertyLynchburg, Va.  1-0
3/12LoyolaBaltimore, Md.  6-2
3/16SyracuseGainesville, Fla.4-8
3/20DrexelPhiladelphia, Pa.0-0
3/23StetsonGainesville, Fla.3-0
3/27Arizona StateTempe, Ariz.0-0
3/30MercerMacon, Ga.1-0
4/3Cincinnati  Cincinnati, Ohio10-0
4/9Old DominionGainesville, Fla.2-0
4/16VanderbiltNashville, Tenn.  12-2
4/23TempleGainesville, Fla.12-0
4/27JacksonvilleGainesville, Fla.10-1
4/30East CarolinaGreenville, N.C.  3-0
5/5-5/7AAC TournamentGreenville, N.C.   

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