MARS HILL, N.C. - Mars Hill has released its 2011 spring and fall schedules, head coach Ian Clerihew announced today. The Lions will take on eight opponents during the spring and will open the 2011 regular season at home on September 1.
Mars Hill will host nine home games during the 2011 regular season. The home schedule features five league opponents, highlighted by a rematch of last season's conference championship game with Anderson on October 9.
The South Atlantic Conference Tournament will take place November 1-6.
March 9 at Wofford, 5:30 p.m.
March 9 vs. Gardner Webb at Wofford, 7 p.m.
April 2 at UNC Asheville (Asheville Cup)
vs. Montreat, 1 p.m.
vs. UNC Asheville, 3 p.m.
vs. Brevard, 4 p.m.
April 6 vs. King, 6 p.m.
April 16 at Wake Forest, 4 p.m.
April 17 vs. Pfeiffer, 6 p.m.
Regular Season Schedule:
Date Opponent Location Time
August 20 UNC-Asheville -Exhibition Asheville, NC TBA
August 27 UNC-Pembroke -Exhibition TBA TBA
September 1 Belmont Abbey University Mars Hill, NC 5:00 p.m.
September 3 Erskine College Due West, SC TBA
September 7 Limestone College Gaffney, SC 4:00 p.m.
September 10 Rio Grande University Mars Hill, NC 7:00 p.m.
September 14 Young Harris College Young Harris, GA TBA
September 17 *Wingate University Mars Hill, NC 7:30 p.m.
September 21 USC-Aiken Aiken, SC TBA
September 24 *Catawba College Salisbury, NC TBA
September 28 *Newberry University Mars Hill, NC 7:30 p.m.
October 1 *Brevard College Brevard, NC TBA
October 5 *Tusculum College Greeneville, TN TBA
October 9 *Anderson University Mars Hill, NC 7:00 p.m.
October 12 *Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory, NC TBA
October 15 North Georgia University Mars Hill, NC 7:30 p.m.
October 19 *Carson-Newman University Mars Hill, NC 7:30 p.m.
October 26 *Lincoln Memorial University Mars Hill, NC 7:30 p.m.
October 29 King College - Senior Night Mars Hill, NC 5:30 p.m.
November 1 SAC Tournament Quarterfinals TBA TBA
November 4 SAC Tournament Semifinals TBA TBA
November 6 SAC Tournament Championship TBA TBA
Home games in bold
*denotes SAC Conference games