Friday, March 9, 2007

Rutgers Weekend Preview

Fresh off their first-ever BIG EAST Tournament title, the Rutgers women’s basketball team will now focus all their attention on the NCAA Women's Basketball Selection Special. Hosted by ESPN, the show will be televised live nationally at 8 p.m. Monday night. In the most recent projection of tournament seeding on, ESPN women’s basketball expert Charlie Crème has the Scarlet Knights slated to be a #4 seed. For more on the women's basketball team, visit Rutgers women's basketball.

After winning the final game of the series against #14 Georgia Tech last weekend, the Scarlet Knights’ baseball team will head to Florida International for a three-game series this weekend. Coach Fred Hill needs two more wins to reach the 900 mark for his career, in his 31st season of coaching and 24th on the Banks. For the full weekend preview, visit baseball.

Both lacrosse teams will again be in action this weekend as the men’s team opens up conference play when it faces Fairfield on Saturday in Fairfield, CT. The women’s team will host Loyola (Md) on Sunday at 1 p.m. at the RU Turf Field on Busch Campus. Women's lacrosse news can be found at women's lax. For more men's lacrosse coverage, visit men's lax.

The Rutgers softball team will travel to Philadelphia on Saturday to take on Drexel. Game time is 1 p.m. More softball news can be found at softball.

In other sports, both tennis teams will head to Miami this weekend, with matches scheduled for Sunday for both the men’s and women’s teams. The women’s track and field team will travel to Fayetteville, AR to compete in the NCAA Championships on Friday and Saturday, while the men’s and women’s golf teams will begin spring training on Friday in Scottsdale,AZ.

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