Atlantic Sun Announces 2012-13 Championship Schedule

Thursday, June 21, 2012

MACON, Ga. – The full schedule and locations for the 2012-13 Atlantic Sun Championships were announced today by the league office, after the membership recently approved several sites.

FGCU was selected as the host for the 2012 Cross Country Championship at the Buckingham Property Course on Oct. 27th. The men’s soccer championship shifts gears as the entire tournament will be played at the home of the top-seeded team from Nov. 7-11th.

Mercer University and Hawkins Arena are tabbed for its fourth-straight year as the host of the General Shale Basketball Championships from Mar. 6-9th.

Following the basketball tournament, the month of April is packed with six championships including the first-ever A-Sun Women’s Lacrosse Championship hosted by Jacksonville from Apr. 26-28th. The Women’s Golf Championship kicks off April slate in Jekyll Island, Ga. – set to take place from Apr. 15-17th. For the second-straight season, the Men’s Golf Championship will be held at The Legends Course at Chateau Elan from Apr. 22-24th.

Lipscomb was awarded the 2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Championship (May 8-11th) at LU’s Draper Diamond. For the fifth-straight year, North Florida and Hodges Stadium will host the Outdoor Track & Field Championship, but shifts to a new date as the Ospreys host the event from May 10-11th.

Stetson wraps up the championship calendar by welcoming eight teams to the Baseball Championship from May 22-25 at Melching Field at Conrad Park. >

2012-13 Atlantic Sun Championship Schedule
Sport Date Host Facility
Cross Country Oct. 27 FGCU Buckingham Property Course
Women's Soccer Oct. 27-Nov. 4 Top-Seeded Team Campus Sites
Men's Soccer Nov. 7-11 Top-Seeded Team Campus Sites
Volleyball Nov. 15-17 Lipscomb Allen Arena
Indoor Track & Field Feb. 22-23 ETSU MSHA Athletic Center
Basketball Mar. 6-9 Mercer Hawkins Arena
Women's Golf Apr. 14-16 Jacksonville Jekyll Island Golf Course
Sand Volleyball Apr. 19-20 TBA TBA
Tennis Apr. 19-21 ETSU Buddy Hartsell Courts
Men's Golf Apr. 21-23 A-Sun/Chateau Elan The Legends Course
Lacrosse Apr. 26-28 Jacksonville D.B. Milne Field
Softball May 8-11 Lipscomb Draper Diamond
Outdoor Track & Field May 10-11 North Florida Hodges Stadium
Baseball May 22-25 Stetson Melching Field at Conrad Park

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