BANGOR, Maine – The Husson University women's basketball team and 5-time North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Champion Head Coach Kissy Walker have officially released their schedule for the 2017-18 season.
The Eagles begin the regular season at the Morin Memorial Tournament in Williamstown, Massachusetts, to take on St. Lawrence (Nov. 18) and Williams or Endicott (Nov. 19). Husson's first home game will tip-off conference play against Thomas (Maine) on Tuesday, November 28 at 5:30 pm.
Husson will start the month of December with a home game against NAC rival Maine Maritime on Saturday, December 2. HU will play the rest of the month on the road against Green Mountain (Dec. 8), Castleton (Dec. 9), Bates (Dec. 30), and Saint Joseph's (Maine) (Dec. 31).
University of Southern Maine will travel to Newman Gymnasium on Wednesday, January 3, to kick-off the 2018 portation of the schedule and then Husson will play four straight conferences game starting with traveling to Maine Maritime (Jan. 6), and Maine-Farmington (Jan. 9), before hosting Colby-Sawyer (Jan. 12), and New England College (Jan. 13). The green and gold will then hit the road for four games at Bowdoin (Jan. 16), at Johnson State (Jan. 19), at Lyndon State (Jan. 20), and at Colby (Jan. 23). Husson will finish January with a weekend doubleheader against Castleton (Jan. 26) and Green Mountain (Jan. 27) inside a packed Newman Gymnasium.
The month of February with start with a road weekend doubleheader in New Hampshire against New England College (Feb. 2) and Colby-Sawyer (Feb. 3). The Eagles will return home the following week to host Lyndon State on Friday, February 9, at 5:30 pm and Johnson State on Saturday, February 10 at 1:00 pm. The women's basketball seniors will be honored before taking on the Badgers on Saturday, February 10. The Eagles close out the regular-season slate with a home game against Maine-Farmington on Wednesday, February 14 at 5:30 pm and a road game at Thomas (Maine) on Saturday, February 17.
The NAC tournament begins the following week and runs from February 20-24.
Check out the full 2017-18 Husson women's basketball schedule by clicking HERE.
Husson graduated three seniors off a 23-5 squad that captured back-to-back North Atlantic Conference (NAC) Championships, while recording back-to-back 20-win seasons. The Eagles also won the program's first ever NCAA tournament game by defeating DeSales 74-72.