Lacrosse Teams Face Off this Weekend – Hobart and William Smith Colleges \
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Lacrosse Teams Face Off this Weekend

The Hobart and William Smith lacrosse teams are back in action this weekend. The Herons will travel to Potsdam, N.Y., to take on Clarkson University on Friday, April 6 at 4 p.m., and then head to Canton to face St. Lawrence University on Saturday, April 7 at 3 p.m. At home, the Statesmen will battle Robert Morris University on Saturday, April 7 at noon on Boswell Field.

The Herons are riding a four-game winning streak, bringing a 7-3 overall record and a 4-0 mark in league play into the weekend. Friday’s game marks the 18th meeting between William Smith and Clarkson in a series that dates back to 2001. The Herons hold a 16-1 advantage. Saturday’s contest will be the 48th meeting between William Smith and St. Lawrence. The Herons hold a 32-15 advantage in a series that began in 1977. William Smith has won the past five meetings. The Herons are 11-6 when playing the Saints in Canton.

The Statesmen bring a 4-6 overall record and 1-1 mark in conference play into Saturday’s game. The Northeast Conference contest between Hobart and Robert Morris will be the ninth all-time meeting between the teams. The Statesmen lead the series 6-2, including wins in each of the past four meetings. Five of the showdowns with the Colonials have been decided by two goals or less, including last season’s 18-17 thriller.

At the Hobart game, volunteers will collect change donations for the special olympics in New York state.

The Herons’ games will be broadcast live on WHWS-FM. Live stats and video will be available through the Clarkson and St. Lawrence athletics websites. Fans can follow the Statesmen with Live Stats and All-Access Video on The Hobart game will also be broadcast live on WEOS-FM.