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Men’s Lacrosse Opens Season on Sunday


Opponent Date / Time
Aquinas Sunday, Feb. 27 / 12:00 PM Live Stats Live Video Tickets


  • This is the first meeting between the two schools.
  • Aquinas is currently 1-0 on the season after defeating (RV) Webber International in double overtime, 9-8.
    • The Saints were scheduled to play Missouri Baptist on Saturday in St. Louis, but that game was canceled due to weather.
  • The Cougars are 3-1 all-time in season openers and will open the season at home for the fifth-straight season.  

2022 Season Highlights:

  • Columbia was ranked No. 5 in the NAIA Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
  • Eight of the 15 opponents are currently ranked or receiving votes.
  • Conference play begins on March 9, when the Cougars host Saint Mary (Kan.).
  • The Cougars, the reigning Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) Men’s Lacrosse regular-season and tournament champions, took the top spot in the 2022 KCAC Men’s Lacrosse Preseason Coaches’ Poll.
This article is provided by Columbia Cougar Athletics