Laurier faces a challenging preseason schedule.
WATERLOO, Ont. - Wilfrid Laurier's women's hockey team will play a very demanding six game preseason schedule that will include two CIS opponents; two NCAA division I teams and two of the top junior teams from the PWHL. The Hawks will play four games at the Waterloo Memorial Recreation Complex as follows :
Friday, September 17th - 7:30 p.m. vs Ottawa Gee Gee's
Saturday, September 18th - 7:30 p.m. vs McGill Martlets
Wednesday, September 22nd - 7:30 p.m. vs Toronto Jr. Aeros
Thursday, September 23rd - 7:30 p.m. vs Etobicoke Jr. Dolphins
The team will then travel to the United States to play the top ranked Mercyhurst Lakers in Erie, Pennsylvania and a strong Ohio State team in Columbus, Ohio. These games will be played as follows:
Saturday, September 25th - 2 p.m. at Mercyhurst
Saturday, October 2nd - 2 p.m. at Ohio State
"Six games against such high quality opposition will make for a challenging preseason and ensure we will be ready to start play in the highly competitive OUA regular season," said head coach RICK OSBORNE
The seven time defending OUA champions will begin training camp on Sunday, September 12th, 2010.