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MLL announces 2020 regular season schedule for twentieth anniversary season

Major League Lacrosse (MLL) announced today the 2020 regular season schedule. This season each team will have five home games and five away games, facing each of their opponents twice. The season is twelve weeks long, affording each team two bye weeks.

“We have been working extremely hard this offseason and we are thrilled to present the 2020 schedule,” said MLL Commissioner, Alexander Brown. “In each market fans will have the opportunity to watch their team compete against each team in the league. This schedule offers the perfect balance for fans to enjoy the best lacrosse has to offer and for our players to compete at the highest level.”

In the first week of the season, the Chesapeake Bayhawks will host the Denver Outlaws. This will be a rematch of the 2019 MLL Championship. The Outlaws fell to the Bayhawks in Denver in the Championship game last season (10-9).

The first week of the season will also see the two most recently announced teams face one-another. February 11, Major League Lacrosse announced the inception of the Connecticut Hammerheads, being led by Head Coach, Bill Warder. Earlier this week Major League Lacrosse announced that the Philadelphia Barrage are Back and will be led by Spencer Ford. We expect to see quite the battle when the Hammerheads and Barrage face off in their first game of the 2020 season.

On July, Fourth Major League Lacrosse will present two games. Fans in Annapolis can enjoy a Fourth of July celebration cheering on the Bayhawks as they host the New York Lizards. Out in Denver, fans from across the state of Colorado will venture to Empower Field at Mile High for the fifteenth year of the Mile High Fourth of July. The Outlaws will matchup against the Philadelphia Barrage for what has become the number one destination in Colorado for Fourth of July celebrations. 30,000 fans will enjoy an unbelievable night of lacrosse and fireworks.

The last week of the regular season will take place August 15, with all six teams competing. Two teams that have been a part of the league since its inception will face off when the Lizards host the Chesapeake Bayhawks. Also that weekend, the Boston Cannons host the Philadelphia Barrage and the Denver Outlaws host the Connecticut Hammerheads.

2020 MLL Schedule

WeekDateHome TeamAway Team
Week 1Saturday5/30BayhawksOutlaws
Week 1Saturday5/30HammerheadsBarrage
Week 1Saturday5/30LizardsCannons
Week 2Saturday6/6BarrageBayhawks
Week 2Saturday6/6CannonsHammerheads
Week 2Saturday6/6OutlawsLizards
Week 3Saturday6/13BayhawksCannons
Week 4Saturday6/20HammerheadsBayhawks
Week 4Sunday6/21BarrageCannons
Week 4Saturday6/20LizardsOutlaws
Week 5Saturday6/27HammerheadsOutlaws
Week 5Sunday6/28BarrageLizards
Week 5Sunday6/28CannonsBayhawks
Week 6Saturday7/4BayhawksLizards
Week 6Saturday7/4OutlawsBarrage
Week 7Saturday7/11CannonsLizards
Week 7Saturday7/11OutlawsBayhawks
Week 7Sunday7/12BarrageHammerheads
Week 8Thursday7/16LizardsHammerheads
Week 8Saturday7/18OutlawsCannons
Week 8Saturday7/18BayhawksBarrage
Week 9Sunday7/26BarrageOutlaws
Week 9Saturday7/25HammerheadsCannons
Week 10Saturday8/1LizardsBarrage
Week 10Saturday8/1BayhawksHammerheads
Week 10Sunday8/2CannonsOutlaws
Week 11Saturday8/8HammerheadsLizards
Week 12Saturday8/15LizardsBayhawks
Week 12Saturday8/15CannonsBarrage
Week 12Saturday8/15OutlawsHammerheads

Hutton Jackson is a professional video editor, co-founder/host of Pro Lacrosse Talk and editor-in-chief of Lacrosse Playground. He is also an Emmy-winning associate producer with two major sports networks and oversees Lacrosse Playground's video content as the head coordinating producer. Hutton played four years of college lacrosse at DeSales University where his highest lacrosse accolade was being named to Inside Lacrosse's 2014 All-Name Team with current pros Challen Rogers, Deemer Class and Larken Kemp, an honor that didn't require stepping on the field. When he's not writing on lacrosse, he can usually be found diving around the crease in your local men's league and ranting about Baltimore and D.C. professional sports.

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