2020 Schedule Preview: Bryant Bulldogs

(Photo Courtesy of Bryant Athletics)

The Bryant Bulldogs are the 23rd DI team to release their 2020 schedule. The Bulldogs come into the 2020 season following a down year in 2019 where they went 3-11 overall, 1-5 in the NEC, and failed to make the NEC tournament. 


Date Home Away Notes
2/9 Bryant Bucknell
2/15 Providence Bryant Ocean State Cup
2/18 Bryant Boston U.
2/22 Dartmouth Bryant
2/29 Manhattan Bryant
3/7 Bryant Stony Brook
3/10 North Carolina Bryant
3/14 Bryant Saint Joseph’s NEC
3/21 Bryant Wagner NEC
3/28 Merrimack Bryant NEC
4/4 Sacred Heart Bryant NEC
4/11 Bryant Hobart NEC
4/18 Robert Morris Bryant NEC
4/21 Brown Bryant Ocean State Cup
4/25 Bryant NJIT NEC

Key Games

2/9 vs Bucknell

The Bulldogs haven’t beaten the Bison since 2014. Bryant will open up against Bucknell for the second year in a row, looking to claim their second ever win over the Bison. Last season, Bucknell won 9-6. 

2/15 @ Providence

One of the Bulldog’s three wins last season came against the Friars in an early-season matchup. Against a Rhode Island foe, this game has Ocean State Cup implications and both squads will be getting up for this one. Bryant won last year’s contest 11-8. 

3/28 @ Merrimack

These old Northeast 10 rivals will be squaring off for the first time since 2008 with Merrimack-the 2019 DII champions-moving from DII to DI this season. Bryant made the same move following the 2008 season. 

4/4 @ Sacred Heart

Last season, the Pioneers got the best of the Bulldogs in an early April contest, winning 11-8. With both being put in the East Division this year as the NEC splits into two divisions, this contest may have bigger implications than usual.


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