Women’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released – La Salle University Athletics - Techy Hunters


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Women’s Basketball Non-Conference Schedule Released – La Salle University Athletics

Women’s Basketball | August 16, 2021

PHILADELPHIA – The La Salle women’s basketball team has unveiled its non-conference schedule for the 2021-22 season, head coach Mountain MacGillivray announced on Monday.

The non-conference slate features 13 games, including seven home contests inside Tom Gola Arena at Trumark Financial Center. Four of La Salle’s first five games of the season will be on its home floor.

The Explorers will tip-off the new season at home on Tuesday, Nov. 9, welcoming Coppin State for a 5 p.m. meeting. Homecoming will then take place on Saturday, Nov. 13, as La Salle plays host to Rider for a noon tip at Tom Gola Arena.

La Salle will stay local for its first road game of the season on Wednesday, Nov. 17, with a quick trip down to Drexel. After that, the Explorers will return to Gola for back-to-back home games against Niagara on Saturday, Nov. 20, and Lafayette on Tuesday, Nov. 23.

Four of the following three games will be on the road, including three straight away contests. The Explorers will close out November with a road trip down to Lexington, Ky., where they will battle with the Kentucky Wildcats Sunday, Nov. 28. The road swing will continue in December with a midweek Philadelphia Big 5 matchup at Penn (Dec. 1) and a Saturday visit to Saint Francis (Pa.) Dec. 4.

The Explorers will return home Wednesday, Dec. 8, to host Maryland Eastern Shore before trekking up to Queens, N.Y., to take on St. John’s Saturday, Dec. 11. La Salle will then play two straight home games against Sacred Heart on Saturday Dec. 18 and Villanova in Big 5 action Tuesday, Dec. 21. The non-conference schedule will conclude with a Big 5 trip down Broad Street to Temple on Wednesday, Dec. 29.

La Salle finished 12-14 overall last season and 7-10 in Atlantic 10 Conference play. The Explorers picked up their first postseason victory since the 2016-17 season with an overtime victory over Duquesne in the A-10 quarterfinals.

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