ESPNU & ESPN3 2011 College Lacrosse TV Schedule

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December 16th, 2010

via press release:

Extensive Coverage of College Lacrosse Games Planned for ESPN Networks

ESPNU announces its 2011 college lacrosse coverage of more than 50 games – including a rematch of the 2010 NCAA National Championship game between Duke and Notre Dame in Jacksonville, Fla., Sunday, Feb. 20, at noon on ESPN and ESPN3.com. The schedule includes 53 total games – featuring 35 regular-season matchups, 33 men’s and two women’s games and all 15 games of the NCAA Men’s Championship. Coverage begins on ESPN3.com – one of 12 exclusive games for the online network – with Johns Hopkins at Towson Saturday, Feb. 19 at noon ET. All games on ESPN and ESPN2 will also be simulcast on ESPN3.com.

Schedule highlights include:

  • The Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic from M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore – home of the 2011 NCAA Championship – Saturday, March 12. ESPNU will air a BIG EAST matchup between Syracuse and Georgetown at 11 a.m., and a non-conference game pitting Cornell vs. Virginia at 1:30 p.m. ESPN3.com will carry the third game of the event – Johns Hopkins against UMBC at 4 p.m.
  • The Konica Minolta Big City Classic at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, N.J., Saturday, April 3, in its second year at the newly opened stadium. The tripleheader will include BIG EAST teams Rutgers vs. St. John’s at 1 p.m. on ESPN3.com, followed by two games on ESPNU – Johns Hopkins vs. North Carolina at 4 p.m., and Syracuse vs. Duke at 6:30 p.m., the winners of the last three NCAA Championship titles.
  • The ESPNU Warrior Classic at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., Saturday, April 23, which will showcase CAA opponents Massachusetts and Hofstra will face-off at 3 p.m., followed by a BIG EAST tilt between Rutgers and Syracuse at 5:30 p.m.
  • Eleven of 16 teams that qualified for the 2010 NCAA Championship will be featured, including five appearances from the defending national champion Duke.
  • Johns Hopkins women’s program will be shown twice on ESPNU – at Georgetown on Wednesday, March 16, at 6 p.m. and at home against Penn Wednesday, March 23, at 5 p.m.

For the fifth straight year, the ESPN networks will televise the complete NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship, beginning with first-round action on Saturday, May 14. ESPNU will televise six first-round and two quarterfinal games May 14-22. ESPN2 will televise two-first round games and two quarterfinals, plus the National Semifinals Saturday, May 28 at 4 & 6:30 p.m. ESPN will offer the National Championship game Monday, May 30 at 3:30 p.m. ESPN3.com will simulcast the entire championship weekend.

ESPN Network’s 2011 College Lacrosse Schedule (Schedule subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, Feb 19 Noon Johns Hopkins at Towson ESPN3.com
Sun, Feb 20 Noon Duke vs. Notre Dame (Jacksonville, Fla.) ESPN/ESPN3.com
Sat, Feb 26 Noon Loyola (Md.) vs. Towson ESPN3.com
1 p.m. Siena at Johns Hopkins ESPNU
3 p.m. Georgetown at Maryland ESPNU
Sat, Mar 5 1 p.m. Princeton at Johns Hopkins ESPNU
1 p.m. Maryland at Duke ESPN3.com
Wed, Mar 9 7 p.m. Manhattan at John Hopkins ESPNU
Fri, Mar 11 7 p.m. North Carolina at Princeton ESPNU
Sat, Mar 12 11 a.m. Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic (Baltimore):

Syracuse vs. Georgetown

ESPNU
Noon Maryland at Towson ESPN3.com
1:30 p.m. Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic (Baltimore):

Cornell vs. Virginia

ESPNU
4 p.m. Konica Minolta Face-Off Classic (Baltimore):

Johns Hopkins vs. UMBC

ESPN3.com
Wed, Mar 16 6 p.m. Georgetown at Johns Hopkins (women) ESPNU
Thu, Mar 17 7 p.m. Duke at North Carolina ESPNU
Sat, Mar 19 Noon UMBC at Maryland ESPN3.com
6 p.m. Johns Hopkins at Syracuse ESPNU
Tue, Mar 22 7 p.m. Dartmouth at North Carolina ESPNU
Wed, Mar 23 5 p.m. Penn at Johns Hopkins (women) ESPNU
Sat, Mar 26 Noon North Carolina at Maryland ESPNU
2 p.m. Virginia at Johns Hopkins ESPNU
Sat, Apr 2 Noon Maryland at Virginia ESPNU
Noon Hofstra at Towson ESPN3.com
Sun, Apr 3 1 p.m. Konica Minolta Big City Classic (East Rutherford, N.J.):

Rutgers vs. St. John’s

ESPN3.com
4 p.m. Konica Minolta Big City Classic (East Rutherford, N.J.):

Johns Hopkins vs. North Carolina

ESPNU
6:30 p.m. Konica Minolta Big City Classic (East Rutherford, N.J.):

Syracuse vs. Duke

ESPNU
Fri, Apr 8 7:30 p.m. Albany at Johns Hopkins ESPNU
Sat, Apr 9 Noon North Carolina at Virginia ESPN/ESPN3.com
Noon Binghamton at UMBC ESPN3.com
4 p.m. Syracuse at Princeton ESPNU
Sun, Apr 10 Noon Georgetown at Notre Dame ESPNU
Sat, Apr 16 5:30 p.m. Virginia at Duke ESPNU
8 p.m. Johns Hopkins at Maryland ESPNU
Sat, Apr 23 3 p.m. ESPNU Warrior Classic (East Hartford, Conn.):

Massachusetts vs. Hofstra

ESPNU
5:30 p.m. ESPNU Warrior Classic (East Hartford, Conn.):

Rutgers vs. Syracuse

ESPNU
8 p.m. Navy at Johns Hopkins ESPNU
Sat, Apr 30 2 p.m. Loyola (Md.) at Johns Hopkins ESPN3.com
7 p.m. Notre Dame at Syracuse ESPNU
Fri, May 6 8 p.m. Notre Dame at North Carolina ESPNU
TBD Ivy League Semifinal (site of regular-season champion): Game 1 ESPN3.com
TBD Ivy League Semifinal (site of regular-season champion): Game 2 ESPN3.com
Sun, May 8 Noon Ivy League Championship

(site of regular-season champ)

ESPNU

ESPN Network’s 2011 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Schedule (Schedule subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game Network
Sat, May 14 Noon First Round (Site TBD): Game 1 ESPN2/ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 2 ESPNU
5 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 3 ESPNU
7:30 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 4 ESPNU
Sun, May 15 1 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 5 ESPN/ESPN3.com
3 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 6 ESPNU
5:15 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 7 ESPNU
7:30 p.m. First Round (Site TBD): Game 8 ESPNU
Sat, May 21 Noon Quarterfinal

(James M. Shuart Stadium, Hempstead, N.Y.): Game 1

ESPN2/ESPN3.com
2:30 p.m. Quarterfinal

(James M. Shuart Stadium, Hempstead, N.Y.): Game 2

ESPN2/ESPN3.com
Sun, May 22 Noon Quarterfinal (Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.): Game 3 ESPNU
2:30 p.m. Quarterfinal (Gillette Stadium, Foxboro, Mass.): Game 4 ESPNU
Sat, May 28 4 p.m. Semifinal (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore): Game 1 ESPN2/ESPN3.com
6:30 p.m. Semifinal (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore): Game 2 ESPN2/ESPN3.com
Mon, May 30 3:30 p.m. National Championship

(M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore)

ESPN/ESPN3.com

About ESPNU
ESPNU launched March 4, 2005. The 24-hour college sports television network televises more than 650 live events annually. Action includes a variety of top football and men’s and women’s basketball games, as well as Olympic sports from 26 Division I conferences. ESPNU is the destination for premier high school programming, including elite football and basketball events. The network also has a wide-ranging agreement with the NCAA for extensive coverage of 22 NCAA Championships.

ESPNU offers over 400 original studio shows, including SportsCenterU, ESPNU Recruiting Insider, The Experts, The Bracket, BCS Countdown and is the television home of ESPN Radio’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd. The brand is also available in high definition on ESPNU HD, now in over 17 million homes. In addition, ESPNU Campus Connection is a multiplatform, student-generated content initiative to enhance the network’s link to college campuses nationwide.

ESPNU has seen a steady increase since its inception and is now in approximately 73 million households across the country. The network has long-term carriage agreements with all 10 of the top multichannel TV providers – Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, DirecTV (Channel 208), DISH Network (Channel 141), Mediacom, Time Warner Cable, Verizon FiOS TV and AT&T U-verse.

About ESPN3.com

ESPN3.com delivers thousands of live, global sports events annually.  It is available in approximately 65 million households nationwide via dozens of affiliated service providers including Comcast, AT&T, Verizon, Cox, Charter, Windstream, RCN, Insight, Frontier, Cavalier, Mediacom, Conway, Grande Communications and many more.  It is also available at no cost to approximately 21 million U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via on-campus educational networks and on-base military networks.  For more information about the service, click HERE.

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