KEUKA PARK, N.Y.— Newly appointed Head Coach Erika Profenno will lead the fourth season of field hockey at Keuka College. The Department of Athletics released the schedule for the Field Hockey team on Friday afternoon.
The first game in the tenure of Coach Profenno will come on the home turf of the Jephson Community Athletic Complex. The Wolves will host the College at Brockport on Friday, August 31.
Following a pair of road games, the Wolves return home for a four-game homestand. It will feature a matchup with the University of Rochester. The Yellow Jackets finished last year ranked 14th in Division III. The stretch of games will conclude on Green and Gold Celebration Weekend as the Wolves host Sage Colleges on Sunday, September 23.
Following a mid-week game at Nazareth College, the Green and Gold host SUNY Oneonta on Saturday, September 29. It will be Parents' Day for Keuka College as they will honor the families of the 2018 team in a pregame ceremony.
Keuka College will begin defense of their first North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship in school history as they begin conference games on Wednesday, October 3. The Wolves host Morrisville State in the first conference game of the season.
The final home game of the regular season will be on Thursday, October 17 as the Wolves host Lancaster Bible College. Prior to the game, Keuka College will honor the upcoming graduates on this year's team as it is Senior Night. The ceremony will have a special feel this year as it will feature the seniors who entered the program as freshman during the inaugural season of field hockey at Keuka College in the fall of 2015.
The Wolves will look to return to the NEAC Championship Game. The post-season format is different this year. The winner of the North Eastern Athletic Conference Championship will now face the winner from the Colonial States Athletic Conference. The crossover winner will earn an automatic berth into the 2018 NCAA Division III Field Hockey Tournament.
To see the full 2018 Keuka College Field Hockey schedule, visit KeukaAthletics.com/sports/fh/2018-19/schedule