Sept. 5, 2013
Patriot League Golf Fall Composite Schedule
CENTER VALLEY, Pa. - The Patriot League golf fall schedule gets underway this weekend and features multiple home events for the schools, including previews of both of the spring's League championships.
The 2014 Patriot League Women's Golf Championship will be hosted by Lehigh at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa. on April 19-20, with the Men's Golf Championship the following weekend at Army's West Point Golf Course. Both courses will host competitions in the fall featuring Patriot League programs. Boston University and Navy will join the hosts on the women's side at the Lehigh Invitational on Oct. 26-27, while the Army men will welcome Bucknell, Colgate, Holy Cross, Lafayette, Lehigh and Loyola University Maryland for the Stars and Stripes Invitational at West Point Golf Course on Oct. 6-7.
Army and Lehigh are two of the five Patriot League schools to host events in the fall, and three others will do so this weekend. On the men's side, the Colgate Invitational field on Saturday and Sunday will include the hosts as well as Army, Bucknell, Lafayette and Lehigh, while Navy hosts its Fall Classic as well. The women's Bucknell Invitational this weekend will feature the hosts as well as Boston University, Lehigh and Navy to bring four of the five women's squads together to open the season.
The men's Bucknell Invitational takes place on Sept. 14-15 and includes Colgate and Lafayette along with the host Bison.
There will be plenty of additional events throughout the fall which bring Patriot League programs together. Army and Navy will each be in the field at the McLauglin on Sept. 14-15 before squaring off in a Ryder Cup style matchup in Annapolis on Sept. 28-29. The weekend of Sept. 21-22 features Boston University, Lehigh and Bucknell at the women's Yale Invitational with Bucknell, Colgate and Lafayette at the men's Cornell Invitational. Holy Cross and Loyola will play in the field at the Hartford Invitational on Sept. 23-24.
The previews of the Patriot League championships highlight the fall schedule for October. Also included on the men's side is a matchup between Lehigh and Lafayette on Oct. 15 and Bucknell, Lafayette and the host Mountain Hawks at the Lehigh Invitational on Oct. 26-27. In addition to their championship preview, women's events in October with multiple League squads in the field include Bucknell, Lehigh and Navy at the Rutgers Invitational on Oct. 14-15 and Boston University with Holy Cross at the Sacred Heart Fall Classic on Oct. 20-21.
For the full Patriot League golf composite schedule, go here. The Patriot League spring schedule will be announced at a later date.