ANNANDALE – It is a busy week upcoming for the Northern Virginia Community College lacrosse and softball teams this week. The Nighthawks lacrosse squad plays three times, while the softball team plays a pair of doubleheaders beginning Wednesday.
Monday, April 9
6 p.m. – Lacrosse at Anne Arundel
Wednesday, April 11
3 p.m. – Softball at Montgomery
4 p.m. – Lacrosse at CCBC Catonsville
5 p.m. – Softball at Montgomery
Friday, April 13
3 p.m. – Softball at Southern Maryland
5 p.m. – Softball at Southern Maryland
Sunday, April 15
1 p.m. – Lacrosse at Union County
Monday evening begins a three game in six-day stretch for NOVA and it concludes Sunday afternoon with a contest in New Jersey against Union County. The Nighthawks wrap up the season the following week with games at Howard and at home against CCBC Essex.
Joseph Germano leads the Nighthawks in scoring with five goals, while Zack Silva and Brian Luca have scored two goals each. Hunar Berzangi, meanwhile, has made 34 saves and has faced 117 shots in his first year with the Nighthawks.
Weather has been a factor this season for the Nighthawks, as the first six games have been postponed due to snow and rain. NOVA will try and kickoff the season for a third time Tuesday at Montgomery, where it's supposed to in the upper 50's and partly sunny.