2023 Schedule Breakdown: Canisius Golden Griffins

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The Canisius Golden Griffins are the 49th DI program to release its 2023 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Golden Griffins are coming off a 2022 campaign in which they went 2-12 overall and 1-5 in the MAAC. The Golden Griffins missed the postseason.

Canisius’ 2023 slate features 15 game seven coming at home and eight on the road. The Golden Griffins will open the season on February 11th at Hobart. They open MAAC play on March 11th at Quinnipiac.

Canisius’ 2023 Schedule

DateHomeAwayNotes
2/11HobartCanisius
2/18CanisiusBellarmine
2/21MichiganCanisius
2/25CanisiusRobert Morris
3/4Cleveland StateCanisius
3/11QuinnipiacCanisiusMAAC
3/14CanisiusSt. Bonaventure
3/18CanisiusMaristMAAC
3/25ManhattanCanisiusMAAC
3/29CanisiusSienaMAAC
4/1CanisiusVMIMAAC
4/8LIUCanisiusMAAC
4/12Mount St. Mary’sCanisiusMAAC
4/15CanisiusWagnerMAAC
4/22Sacred HeartCanisiusMAAC

New Opponents

Air Force, Denver, Monmouth, Vermont

Teams Dropped

LIU, Mount St. Mary’s, Sacred Heart, VMI

Key Games

2/18 vs Bellarmine: The Golden Griffins’ home opener will come against the Bellarmine Knights on February 18th. Last spring, Canisius hot the road to face the Knights and won a 13-11 contest that saw Colin Kelly put up four goals. Another close contest between these two should be expected.

3/25 @ Manhattan: Canisius will visit the defending MAAC champion Manhattan Jaspers on March 25th. Canisius will be looking to defeated the Jaspers for the first time since 2018 as the Griffins have a four-game losing streak against Manhattan. Last spring, Manhattan won the contest 14-11.

3/29 vs Siena: Another one of the Golden Griffins’ two wins last season, they knocked off Siena in a one-goal, 9-8 contest that saw them never trail. With how close the MAAC can be, expect a tight one again between these conference foes. And it could very well have postseason implications.

2 thoughts on “2023 Schedule Breakdown: Canisius Golden Griffins

  1. Coach for Canisius, had his chance to make a difference however, he’s proved he’s no coach. Myashita needs to go it’s that simple!

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