Run With the Stags on Alumni & Family Weekend

Run With the Stags on Alumni & Family Weekend

Lucas the Stag crowdsurfing

Athletics to Host Many Free Events Throughout the Weekend

Each fall, students, families, and alumni gather at Fairfield University for Alumni & Family Weekend (AFW).  This weekend, from October 19-21, there will be variety of events for all to enjoy.
 
Come see for yourself. Reconnect. Enjoy. Network. Experience the Fairfield traditions and see the campus transformations. Alumni & Family Weekend is here -- and you should be here too!
 
Register for Alumni & Family Weekend and see a complete calendar of events. The Athletics events listed below are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.
 

Friday, Oct. 19

Field Hockey vs. Monmouth
4 PM @ University Field
 
The defending MAAC Champion Stags challenge Monmouth in a rematch of the 2017 MAAC Championship Match.
 
Friends of Volleyball Reception
6 PM @ Off-Campus Location
 
Celebrate with the Friends of Fairfield Volleyball for an off-campus gathering. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Volleyball, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.
 

Saturday, Oct. 20 

Friends of Cross Country Alumni Race and Breakfast (Register)
9 AM Alumni Race
10 AM Breakfast @ Faber Hall Dining Commons
 
Hit the course and then celebrate with the Friends of Fairfield Cross Country. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Cross Country, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.
 
Men's & Women's Swimming & Diving Alumni Meet
10 AM @ RecPlex Pool
 
Get back in the pool with your fellow Fairfield Swimming & Diving alumni!
 
Women's Basketball Open Practice
10 AM @ Walsh Athletic Center
 
Get your first look at Head Coach Joe Frager's 2018-19 Stags!
 
Friends of Women's Lacrosse Alumni Game and Brunch (Register)
10 AM Game @ Rafferty Stadium
11 AM Brunch @ Dolan School of Business Dining Room
 
Pick up a stick and take to Conway Field at Rafferty Stadium, then celebrate with the Friends of Women's Lacrosse. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Women's Lacrosse, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.
 
Men's Tennis vs. Wagner
12 PM @ Walsh Athletic Center Tennis Court
 
Fairfield Men's Tennis is in action on the Walsh Athletic Center courts against NEC foe Wagner.
 
Volleyball vs. Rider
1 PM @ Alumni Hall
 
Fairfield Volleyball, the defending MAAC Champions, host Rider in a pivotal MAAC matchup on George Bisacca Court at Alumni Hall.
 
Friends of Fairfield Rugby Homecoming Rugby Fest
1:30 PM @ Grauert Field
 
Catch the Red Ruggers in action and celebrate with the Friends of Rugby. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Rugby, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.
 
Stags Pep Rally
3 PM @ Rafferty Stadium Parking Lot
 
Join members of our varsity athletic teams, Fairfield coaches, and University administrators as we officially kick off the 2018-2019 athletic season! The rally will feature special performances by our cheer and dance teams and University Pep Band, with remarks from our athletic coaches!
 
Friends of Fairfield Volleyball Reception (Register)
3:30 PM @ Dolan School of Business Dining Room

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the 1998 MAAC Championship team and all past Fairfield Volleyball MAAC Champions. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Volleyball, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.

Men's Basketball Red-White Scrimmage
4 PM @ Alumni Hall
 
In addition to the traditional intrasquad scrimmage, the crowd will be formally introduced to the 2018-19 Stags by Head Coach Sydney Johnson. Fans can also take the opportunity to purchase their 2018-19 season tickets and register for the Lil' Stags Club.
 
Friends of Fairfield Rugby 55th Anniversary Cocktail Hour and Dinner Party
5:30 PM @ Barone Campus Center, Oak Room and Dogwood Room
 
Friends of Fairfield Rugby members are invited to celebrate our 55th anniversary with a cocktail hour and dressy casual dinner party honoring Men's and Women's Hall of Honor inductees from all six decades. 

This event is by invitation only and tickets are required. For more information or to join the Friends of Fairfield Rugby, please contact Connor Donnelly at cdonnelly@fairfield.edu or 203-254-4000 ext. 2406.
 
Men's Soccer vs. Quinnipiac
7 PM @ Lessing Field
 
The defending MAAC Champion Stags host Quinnipiac on Lessing Field.
 
All Alumni & Family Weekend attendees will receive complimentary tickets in their registration packet. Please be sure to register to take advantage of this promotion; all tickets sold online (FairfieldStags.com/TIX). and at the gate will be full price. Admission to all regular season home contests is always free for current Fairfield University students, faculty, and staff (with a StagCard).

Sunday, Oct. 21

Men's Tennis vs. Sacred Heart
11 AM @ Walsh Athletic Center Tennis Court
 
Fairfield Men's Tennis is in action on the Walsh Athletic Center courts against crosstown rival Sacred Heart.
 
Field Hockey vs. Colgate
12 PM @ University Field
 
The defending MAAC Champion Stags hosts Colgate in non-conference action.
 
Volleyball vs. Saint Peter's
1 PM @ Alumni Hall
 
The defending MAAC Champion Stags host MAAC foe Saint Peter's. This will be the Stags' "Herd for a Cure" match. T-shirts and raffle tickets will be sold, and donations will be collected to support the Norma Pfriem Breast Center. Fans are encouraged to wear pink to promote breast cancer awareness.

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