2023 Schedule Breakdown: Fairfield Stags

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The Fairfield Stags are the 63rd DI program in the 2023 schedule breakdown series. The Stags are coming off a 2022 campaign in which they went 7-7 overall and 2-3 in CAA play.

Fairfield’s 2023 slate features 14 games with six coming at home and eight on the road. Fairfield opens the season at Lehigh on February 11th and opens CAA play at Hofstra on March 18th.

Fairfield’s 2023 Schedule

DateHomeAwayNotes
2/11LehighFairfield
2/18WagnerFairfield
2/22FairfieldSacred Heart
2/26RichmondFairfield
3/4ProvidenceFairfield
3/7FairfieldBryant
3/11FairfieldBinghamton
3/18HofstraFairfieldCAA
3/25TowsonFairfieldCAA
4/1FairfieldDrexelCAA
4/8DelawareFairfieldCAA
4/15FairfieldMonmouthCAA
4/22Stony BrookFairfieldCAA
4/29FairfieldHamptonCAA

New Opponents

Hampton, Lehigh, Monmouth, Richmond, Stony Brook

Teams Dropped

Harvard, Quinnipiac, UMass, Villanova

Key Games

2/22 vs Sacred Heart: Fairfield’s home opener will come on February 22nd against in-state foe Sacred Heart. Playing each of the past three seasons, the Stags have a three-game winning streak against the Pioneers. Last season, Fairfield defeated Sacred Heart 19-16.

3/18 @ Hofstra: Fairfield opens CAA play on the road against the Hofstra Pride in a contest that could very well end up having postseason implications. Fairfield defeated Hofstra 12-10 last season in a contest that saw them out 30 shots on cage to the Pride’s 16.

4/1 vs Drexel: The Stags open the month of April on the road against the Drexel Dragons, whom they fell 19-18 against last season. With where both sit coming into the season, these two could both be fighting for one of those last spots in the conference tournament.

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