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The Detroit Mercy Titans are the 40th DI team to release their 2020 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Titans come into the 2020 season following a 2019 campaign in which they went 8-7 overall, 5-2 in the MAAC, and lost to Quinnipiac in the MAAC tournament semifinals.
|2/4||Ohio State||Detroit Mercy|
|2/18||Detroit Mercy||Bellarmine||Pontiac, Mich.|
|2/22||Detroit Mercy||Marquette||Pontiac, Mich.|
|3/4||Detroit Mercy||Robert Morris|
|3/14||Detroit Mercy||St. Bonaventure||MAAC|
|3/24||Air Force||Detroit Mercy|
|4/14||Detroit Mercy||Cleveland State|
2/1 @ Jacksonville
For the fourth season in a row, the Titans will face the Dolphins in an early season clash. Last season, Detroit Mercy subdued a late-game comeback from the Dolphins to secure a narrow 9-8 victory.
2/18 vs Bellarmine
The Titans and the Knights have met every year since 2009. Bellarmine holds a 7-4 series lead but Detroit Mercy has won four out of the past five contest between these two programs, including a 15-14 win last season. Chris Jarzembowski went 27-of-33 at the faceoff dot against the Knights last season, setting a new school record for ground balls and faceoffs won in a single game.
3/4 vs Robert Morris
In 2020, Detroit Mercy will face Robert Morris- the two-time defensing NEC champs- for the first time since 2017 and time in program history. While Robert Morris won 15-6 the last time these two met, this should be an interesting matchup as both teams lose their top scorer and some other key players from last season.
4/18 vs Quinnipiac
The Titans will face the Bobcats in their second to last game of the season and will be looking to avenge their regular-season and MAAC semifinal loss to the Bobcats last season. In both contest, Quinnipiac was able to go on some game-changing runs to help them secure the win. However, Detroit Mercy only lost 12-9 in the regular-season meeting.