OSWEGO — The Oswego State women’s hockey team has announced its 2019-20 slate, which features 25 regular-season games and two exhibitions. Of those 27 total games, more than half will be played at home with the Lakers hosting 15 contests at the Marano Campus Center Arena.
Oswego State will play an 18-game Northeast Women’s Hockey League (NEWHL) schedule, as the league expands to seven teams with the addition of Morrisville and SUNY Canton. The Lakers will face-off with each of the six conference opponents three times during the campaign.
The Lakers kick off the upcoming campaign with two home exhibition games against the London Jr. Devilettes (Oct. 19) and William Smith (Oct. 26).
Oswego State’s home opener is slated for Wednesday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. against NEWHL foe Buffalo State. The rest of the NEWHL home games for the Lakers are against Cortland (Nov. 16 and Dec. 4), Canton (Nov. 22), Plattsburgh (Jan. 15), Morrisville (Jan. 31 and Feb. 5), Potsdam (Feb. 1), and Buffalo State (Feb. 15).
NEWHL road matchups for Oswego State include Plattsburgh (Nov. 8-9), Potsdam (Nov. 23 and Jan. 25), Canton (Dec. 6 and Feb. 22), Morrisville (Jan. 11), Cortland (Jan. 22), and Buffalo State (Feb. 14).
The non-conference opponents for the Lakers are at Castleton (Nov. 1-2), versus Amherst (Dec. 8), King’s College (Jan. 8), vs. Hamilton (Jan. 28), at Utica (Feb. 8), and vs. Nazareth College (Feb. 9).
The NEWHL tournament will begin with the semifinal round on Saturday, Feb. 29 at the higher seed’s home ice. The championship game takes place the following weekend on Saturday, March 7.