Area briefs: Shenandoah announces men’s lacrosse schedule | Winchester Star

WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah University men’s lacrosse team — which is coming off a 10-9 season that is the best in program history — announced Tuesday its 2023 schedule that will feature 18 matches.

The Hornets (4-6 Old Dominion Athletic Conference) will play home games against Messiah on Feb. 11 (season opener), Mary Washington on Feb. 18, St. Mary’s on March 4, Allegheny on March 8, Penn College on March 11, Marymount on March 15, Randolph-Macon on March 22 (ODAC opener), Averett on March 25, Lynchburg on April 5, Bridgewater on April 12, Randolph on April 13 and Ferrum on April 22.

SU will travel to Hood on Feb. 21, Widener on Feb. 25, Roanoke on April 1, Guilford on April 8, Washington & Lee on April 26 and Virginia Wesleyan on April 29 (regular-season finale).

Locals qualify for VSGA Senior Amateur

Scott Causby, of Winchester, qualified for the 75th Virginia State Golf Association Senior Amateur Championship by tying for first with a 1-under 71 on Monday at the Fredericksburg Country Club.

Causby was one of three players who shot a 71 and was one of 14 players in 44-player field who qualified for the Senior Amateur, which will take place August 15-19 at Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club in Virginia Beach.

On July 28, David Aitken, of the Winchester Country Club, participated in a qualifier at Shenandoah Valley Golf Club in Front Royal and tied for fifth out of 37 golfers to also advance to the Senior Amateur. Eleven golfers advanced from that event. Out of six qualifying events, 84 total golfers qualified.

Compiled by Robert Niedzwiecki with Associated Press reports

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