EMORY, Va. - The Emory & Henry College Women's Basketball Team, under the direction of fourth-year Head Coach Anne Crutchfield, is pleased to announce its schedule of games for the 2017-18 season.
Emory & Henry will play 25 regular season games this year, one of which will be a mid-season NCAA Division I exhibition against the United States Naval Academy. The schedule will provide a big test for the Wasps as it features six games against teams which reached the NCAA Division III Tournament last year.
E&H opens the season on Friday, November 17 against Belhaven University in the Emory Tip Off Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia. The Wasps will face the University of Texas-Dallas on Saturday, November 18 to conclude play in the tournament.
Emory & Henry's next two games will be at home with the home opener coming on Tuesday, November 21 at 7:00 p.m., against Brevard College. Ferrum College visits the John Rutledge King Center on Sunday, November 26 at 2:00 p.m.
The Wasps get Old Dominion Athletic Conference play going on Saturday, December 2 when they travel to face Shenandoah University. E&H will remain on the road on Sunday, December 3 for its exhibition against Navy.
Emory & Henry hosts the University of Mary Washington on Saturday, December 16 at 2:00 p,m. The Eagles, and the UT-Dallas Comets both reached the NCAA Tournament last year.
Two games on the campus of Oglethorpe University on Monday, December 18 and Tuesday, December 19 will close out the fall portion of the season. The Wasps will face the Panthers of Birmingham-Southern College on Monday and will take on the Stormy Petrels Tuesday.
Emory & Henry jumps into the heart of the regular season on Wednesday, January 3 when it hosts Hollins University at 7:00 p.m. Key conference games against NCAA Tournament participants include a home-and-home series with both Guilford College (at E&H – Wed., Jan. 10; 7:00 p.m.) and Lynchburg College (at E&H – Sat., Feb. 17; 2:00 p.m.).
The 2018 ODAC Tournament is set for the week of February 19 through February 25. The First Round will be played at the 5-8 seeds while the Quarterfinals, Semifinals and Championship will be held at the Salem Civic Center.
The 2017-18 E&H Women's Basketball Schedule can be found by clicking HERE.