Bucknell owns a 5-3 advantage in games played against the Mids in Lewisburg, Pa.
Eight of the 16 games in the series have been decided by one goal.
The Mids are looking for their first conference win after dropping a tough double overtime decision at Boston University last Saturday.
Saturday marks just the second time Navy will play its Patriot League opener at home.
The Mids lead the series, 7-6, but have dropped three in a row to the Bison.
2012 Navy Lacrosse - Johns Hopkins 2
2012 Navy Lacrosse - Johns Hopkins
2012 Navy Lacrosse - North Carolina
2012 Navy Men's Lacrosse - Bucknell
Davis in 2011 (Jr.): A three-year starter at midfielder, he has started 42 of the 44 games in which he has played, including each of the last 30 ... has started every Patriot League game (18) since his arrival in Annapolis ... finished 2011 as Navy's fourth-leading point producer overall (18) and in Patriot League (9) contests ... recorded a point in 11 of the last 14 contests dating back to 2010 ... with 14 goals, he has scored more goals in 2011 than his first-two seasons combined (10) ... also posted a personal-best 17 points in `11 ... finished with his sophomore campaign with 14 points ... scored the second of four-consecutive goals by the Mids against Johns Hopkins ... posted the goal just 42 seconds into the final frame ... punched in his third-career goal against Army ... held without a point by Maryland ... the third time this season he has not recorded a goal or an assist ... dealt out an assist to Tucker Hull in the Mids' 9-8 loss at Georgetown ... punched in an unassisted goal to give Navy a 2-0 lead against Colgate ... the Mids would succumb, 5-4 ... had his four-game point scoring streak snapped at Holy Cross ... held without a shot in the game ... recorded two goals and two assists in Navy's victory over Towson for a career-best four points ... turned in a pair of goals and an assist in Navy's 15-6 win over Lafayette ... it marked his fourth-career three-point contest and second in as many games ... produced his first-career hat trick in the Mids' double-overtime loss at Bucknell ... scored the game's first goal, as well as Navy's last two goals ... scored two goals in the final 18 seconds of the game (0:18 and 0:07) to send it into overtime ... his three goals were a result of just three shots he took the entire game ... scored his fourth goal of the season on what was his only shot on goal against Lehigh ... also grabbed a pair of ground balls ... was held scoreless and did not even take a shot at North Carolina ... punched in a goal with 12 seconds left in the first quarter of the Loyola contest ... scored a pair of goals in the Mids' opener against VMI, putting three of his five shots on goal.
2010 (So.): Concluded his second season at Navy with 14 points on seven goals and seven assists ... turned in either a goal or an assist in eight of the 15 contests, which also featured four multi-point contests ... in conference action, he turned in eight points on four goals and four assists ... opened the year by scoring a career-high two goals, while adding an assist for a career-high three points against VMI ... dealt out a career-best three assists in the Mids' win over Bucknell ... fed fellow midfielder Patrick Moran for the game-winner in OT against the Bison ... grabbed a career-high four ground balls in Navy's come-from-behind victory at Colgate in OT ... scored his fifth goal of the season in Navy's loss at Maryland where he shot a season-high six times ... scored a career-high tying two goals against Army ... what would have been his first-career hat trick was disallowed with 37 seconds remaining after the official said he was in the crease ... the official then penalized Army for a push which caused Davis to be in the crease ... dealt out an assist against the Black Knight in the Patriot League Championship ... member of the Mids' man-down unit that surrendered 20 goals on 59 attempts (66.1 penalty killing %) ... however, over the last nine games, Navy surrendered just eight goals on 29 attempts (72.4) ... the first six games, foes scored 12 goals on 30 attempts.
2009 (Fr.): A starter on the Mids' first midfield line in 14 of the 16 games, including the win over nationally-ranked Ohio State ... scored on a diving shot in the Mids' NCAA Tournament contest against Duke ... had scored all of his points (6) on the road before aiding Bruce Nechanicky's goal in the fourth quarter against Maryland ... finished the year scoring seven of his eight points away from Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium ... pumped in a tough lefty shot from point blank range at Holy Cross for just his second career goal ... scored his first collegiate goal in the Mids' 10-8 win at Lehigh ... his goal was the first of seven in a row by the Mids in their come-from-behind victory ... dealt out a then personal-best two assists in the Mids' loss at Bucknell ... also grabbed the first three ground balls of his career in that contest ... produced his first point in a Navy uniform, assisting on Tim Paul's goal early in the third quarter of the North Carolina contest, giving the Mids their first lead of the game.
More on Davis: A 2007 graduate of Dulaney High School in Timonium, Md., Davis spent the 2007-08 academic year at the Naval Academy Prep School ... lettered three times in lacrosse as a midfielder ... led Dulaney to the 2005 Maryland State Lacrosse Championship ... member of the lax teams that claimed the 2004, `05 and `07 county titles ... served as team captain his senior year ... earned all-country kudos as a junior and senior ... high school teammate of Navy lacrosse teammate Jay Mann, a sophomore midfielder ... son of Ronald and Beahta Davis ... majoring in Oceanography.