Mount St. Mary's has released its schedule for the 2015 season. Here is a breakdown of what awaits the Mountaineers, who went 1-15 last year and opened with 14 consecutive losses.
10: Offense was rare for Mount St. Mary's in 2014. After scoring 10 goals in nine games in 2013, the team had double-digit goals just once last spring, and that occurred in a 14-10 loss to Northeast Conference foe Sacred Heart in the season finale.
9: The Mountaineers lost all nine games on the road in 2013. It was the first time since at least 1999 that they didn't win at least one game away from home in a single season.
8: Mount St. Mary's will host eight of its 14 scheduled games. The program hasn't played that many times at Waldron Family Stadium in a single season since 2011 when that squad had 10 home games, which included two in the Northeast Conference tournament.
7: The Mountaineers had played six of their last seven season openers against Atlantic Coast Conference powerhouses Maryland (2008, 2013, 2014) and Virginia (2009, 2010, 2011). The team will open next spring at VMI on Feb. 14.
6: Mount St. Mary's six games on the road are the program's fewest since 2011 when that squad played five times away from home. The team's longest road trip is two with back-to-back games at Wagner on March 21 and UMBC on March 24.
5: The Mountaineers' five losses in six Northeast Conference games last year were the program's worst since joining the league for the 2010 season. The team's sixth-place finish was also a new low.
4: Mount St. Mary's returns four starters who had recorded double-digit point totals in 2013. Junior attackman Bubba Johnson (20 points), senior attackman Mark Hojnoski (18), sophomore attackman Mike Pascali (14) and senior midfielder Clayton Wainer (13) will be expected to pace the offense this spring.
3: The Mountaineers' longest homestand will be a three-game stretch in which they welcome Delaware on Feb. 20, Towson on Feb. 27 and Georgetown on March 4.
2: Mount St. Mary's will face just two opponents that qualified for the NCAA tournament last spring. The team plays host to Atlantic Sun Conference champion Richmond on March 11 and then Northeast Conference titlist Bryant on April 18.