VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The Virginia Wesleyan University men's basketball team has announced it's schedule for the upcoming 2019-'20 season. The squad will compete in 25 regular season contests including taking part in the Albright Holiday Tournament.
The Marlins kick off their season at home on November 9th hosting recent DIII newcomer Pfeiffer. Opening tip off is scheduled for 4 pm at the Batten Center.
Virginia Wesleyan will continue its season opening home stand with three more contests. First up will be a November 12 match-up against non-conference William Peace, followed a November 18th game against USCAA Mid-Atlantic Christian. The Marlins will close their home stand against Averett University on November 26th.
The Marlins then travel to Salisbury, MD to take on Salisbury University on November 26 in a big CAC/ODAC match-up.
After just one away game the squad returns home to the Batten Center to open up their ODAC schedule against ODAC newcomer Ferrum on December 1st, opening tip scheduled for 2 pm.
On December 4th, VWU hits the road for a non-conference match-up against CAC's University of Mary Washington. Game time is set for 7 pm in Fredericksburg, VA.
Next up for the Marlins is a road ODAC match-up in Greensboro, NC versus Guilford College.
The Marlins will host their cross-bay rival Christopher Newport University on December 15th, tip off is set for 3:30 pm at the Batten Center.
Following the Holiday break the Marlins will return to action on December 29th in Reading, PA taking part in Albright College Holiday Tournament where they will take on Albright College on day one of the competition. The following day the team will then compete against either Cabrini University or Farleigh-Dickinson University Florham.
The squad kicks off 2020 with a road game at Lynchburg on January 4th at before returning to the friendly confines of the Batten Center for home contests against ODAC rivals Hampden-Sydney and Washington and Lee, dates are January 8th and 11th respectively.
Well into their ODAC schedule, the Marlins hit the road for away ODAC contests against Shenandoah and Roanoke. Contests are set for January 15th and 18th respectively.
The Marlins return home to take on Randolph-Macon on January 22nd before heading to Bridgewater, VA to take on Bridgewater College of the 25th.
Lynchburg will visit the Batten Center on February 1st before Virginia Wesleyan heads to Harrisonburg, VA to take on Eastern Menonite on February 5th.
The Marlins return home to take on Randolph College on February 8th before heading west for a pair of ODAC road match-ups against Hampden-Sydney on the 12th and at Emory and Henry on February 15th.
Virginia Wesleyan returns home to the Batten Center to end their regular season schedule. On February 19th the Marlins will host Shenandoah, game time is set for 7 pm. On February 22nd the Marlins wrap up their regular season schedule at home against Eastern Menonite University, game time is set for 2 pm.