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The Cleveland State Vikings are the 52nd DI program to release its 2023 men’s lacrosse schedule. The Vikings are coming off a 2022 campaign in which they went 3-10 overall and 0-5 in the ASUN. Cleveland State missed the postseason.
Cleveland State’s 2023 slate features 13 games with six at home and seven on the road.
Vikings’ 2023 Schedule
|2/11||Ohio State||Cleveland State|
|2/19||Notre Dame||Cleveland State|
|3/11||St. Bonaventure||Cleveland State|
|3/25||Robert Morris||Cleveland State||ASUN|
|4/1||Cleveland State||Air Force||ASUN|
|4/29||Cleveland State||Detroit Mercy||ASUN|
Jacksonville, Lindenwood, Queens
3/4 vs Canisius: One of the Vikings’ three victories last season came against the Canisius Golden Griffins, 12-10. Welcoming them to Cleveland this spring, the Vikings will be looking for a second consecutive win over the MAAC program. It is the likeliest non-conference win for the Vikings and should be a tight contest once again.
4/1 vs Air Force: Cleveland State opens the month of April at home against the Air Force Falcons. Last spring, the Vikings fell to the Falcons in a 12-8 contest in Colorado Springs. The Vikings will be looking to flip the script this year. And if they indeed do so, it would be a huge win for the program.
4/29 vs Detroit Mercy: Another close conference lost last spring, the Vikings fell to the Titans 13-12. Given where both programs are, or are expected to be, in the ASUN Pecking order, expect another tight one between these two in 2023.