2022 Schedule Preview: Ohio State Buckeyes

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The Ohio State Buckeyes are the 54th DI team and fourth from the Big Ten to release their 2022 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Buckeyes are coming off a 2021 campaign in which they went 4-7 overall against a Big Ten-only schedule.

Buckeyes’ 2022 Schedule:

DateHomeAwayNotes
1/22Ohio StateLafayetteScrimmage
1/29Ohio StateMarquetteScrimmage
2/5Ohio StateDetroit Mercy
2/12Ohio StateCleveland State
2/19North CarolinaOhio State
2/26Ohio StateHarvardNaples, Fla.
3/5CornellOhio State
3/12Ohio StateNotre Dame
3/20Ohio StateDenver
3/22Ohio StateDartmouth
3/26RutgersOhio StateBig Ten
4/2Ohio StateJohns HopkinsBig Ten
4/9Penn StateMichiganBig Ten
4/16MarylandOhio StateBig Ten
4/24Ohio StateMichiganBig Ten

New Opponents

Cleveland State, Cornell, Dartmouth, Detroit Mercy, Denver, Harvard, North Carolina, Notre Dame

Team’s Dropped

N/A

Key Games

2/26 vs Harvard: Ohio State will travel down to the Sunshine State to play the Harvard Crimson in the Southwest Florida Shootout. The game will mark the first of two non-conference games against Ivy League teams in 2022 for Ohio State and the first meeting between the two programs since 2007.

3/20 vs Denver: After not being able to play the past few seasons, the Ohio State-Denver series returns. The last time these two teams faced was in 2018 where the Pioneers got a 12-7 victory. The Buckeyes will be looking to get a win against the Pioneers as this series returns. The all-time series between these two is tied at 12.

4/24 vs Michigan: Per usual, the Buckeyes end their regular season slate against arch-rival Michigan. Ohio State met the Wolverines three times last season, winning both regular season meeting before falling, 15-11, in the Big Ten Quarterfinals. Expect another good battle between these two in 2022.

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