Sunday, May 08, 2011

DU To Host NCAA Lacrosse Tournament Game

Villanova @ Denver
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Sunday 3:15 PM MT

The NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Committee announced the field for its championship tournament on Sunday evening.  The University of Denver will host Villanova University in the first Tournament game ever hosted west of the Mississippi.  Denver is riding a 10 game winning streak.

The 16-team field includes six conference champions with automatic qualification – American East (Hartford), Colonial Athletic Association (Delaware), ECAC (Denver), Ivy (Cornell), Metro Atlantic (Siena) and Patriot League (Bucknell). The remainder of the field was selected at large: Duke, Hofstra, Johns Hopkins, Maryland, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Penn, Syracuse, Villanova, and Virginia.

The Division I semifinal and championship games will be held at M & T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Maryland, May 28-30. All Division I first round games will be televised on ESPNU HD May 14 and 15. The Division I semifinals will be televised live on ESPN2 HD starting at 4 p.m. Eastern time, May 28. The championship game will be televised live on ESPN HD starting at 3:30 p.m. Eastern time, May 30.

11 comments:

Anonymous said...

One and done... :)

Anonymous said...

historic. the first tournament game ever played west of the mississippi! GO DU

Anonymous said...

This is a huge moment for DU and for college lacrosse.

We need all DU fans to come out and support this historic event to show the lax world what DU is all about.

dggoddard said...

Agreed.

dusince59 said...

Very good thingfor DU

du78 said...

The bracket on the NCAA site shows the Syracuse bracket playing in Foxboro on the 2nd weekend and the Cornell bracket playing in Hempstead at Hofstra. The bracket shown in this thread has the reverse.

http://www.ncaa.com/brackets/lacrosse-men/d1/2011

GO DU!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Bug Party at DU 78's house if DU makes it to the Long Island quarterfinals...

du78 said...

Sounds good to me!

Anonymous said...

Anyone got ticket info for Sunday's game?

dggoddard said...

Tickets have not gone on sale yet.

Probably be an announcement soon, check DenverPioneers.com throughout they day and the will post info.

du78 said...

DU hasn't released any ticket info yet.