KEENE, N.H. - There are six home contests this week for Keene State College athletic teams as the spring regular seasons begin to head down their home stretch.
The Owls have a busy week, with three non-conference contests coming before a Little East doubleheader on Saturday. KSC hosts New England College on Tuesday, April 16 at 3:30 p.m. and Roger Williams University on Thursday, April 18 at the same time. The Owls visit Colby-Sawyer College for a rescheduled game the next day at 4:00 p.m. before concluding the week at Little East Conference opponent Rhode Island College for two games beginning at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 20.
Keene State takes on conference rival Plymouth State University on Tuesday, April 16, with the first of two games at Owl Athletic Complex starting at 3:30 p.m. A non-conference twinbill awaits the next day against Amherst College, also at home at 3:30 p.m. The Owls wrap up the week with a visit to Eastern Connecticut State University on Saturday, April 20 at 1:00 p.m. After visiting the Warriors for two, KSC will have just six conference games remaining after being the last team in the LEC to play a conference game.
Outdoor Track and Field
The KSC men's and women's outdoor track and field teams will participate in the Holy Cross Heptathlon/Decathlon on Wednesday, April 17 and Thursday, April 18 before having two more events over the weekend. On Saturday at 10:00 a.m., some will go to the Springfield College Invitational in Springfield, Mass. while others will travel for the Larry Ellis Invitational in Princeton, N.J. At the conclusion of the recently completed Silfen Invitational, Keene State junior Lauren Perkowski has the ninth best time nationally in the 10,000 meters, while freshman Joey Fodor's javelin throw (57.55 meters) was 20th-best in the country.
Women's lacrosse will look to snap their three-game losing streak when they visit Castleton University for a conference matchup Wednesday night, April 17, at 7:00 p.m. KSC then returns home for a matchup with UMass Dartmouth on Saturday, April 20 at 12:00 p.m., the first of an Owl lacrosse doubleheader that day.
After having nine days between games, the Keene State men's lacrosse team will get back at it with two games in three days late in the week. The Owls first travel to New Hampton for a meeting with Plymouth State University on Thursday, April 18 at 7:00 p.m. before hosting Western Connecticut State University on Saturday, April 20 at 3:00 p.m. The game against the Panthers will be played at the New Hampton School and was pushed back one day from the originally scheduled date due to snow still being on PSU's field.