ncaa-mens-lacrosse

via press release: 

2015 ESPNU and ESPN3 Lacrosse Schedule Features 28 Men’s & Women’s Nationally-Ranked Programs

High-Caliber Schedule Includes Top Seven Teams in National Poll

 

The 2015 college lacrosse season on ESPNU, ESPN3  and SEC Network + will showcase nationally-ranked programs and top-caliber games including 47 men’s and 21 women’s regular-season games, as well as the crowning of the ACC, America East and Ivy League men’s tournament champions and the Big Ten and Big South women’s tournament champions.

 

The men’s regular-season schedule begins on Saturday, Feb. 7, with No. 6 Johns Hopkins hosting UMBC live 1 p.m. on ESPN3 and next-day tape delayed on ESPNU at noon.

 

Eighteen of the 20 programs ranked in the Inside Lacrosse’ preseason poll will be showcased throughout the season on ESPNU and ESPN3, including No. 1 Denver, No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 3 Duke, No. 4 Syracuse, No. 5 North Carolina, No. 6 Johns Hopkins, No. 7 Loyola (Md.), No. 8 Cornell, No. 9 Virginia, No. 10 Maryland, No. 11 Albany, No. 12 Harvard, No. 13 Penn, No. 14 Bryant, No. 15 Yale, No. 17 Penn State, No. 19 Hofstra and No. 20 Army. The women’s ESPNU schedule includes ranked teams: No. 1 Maryland, No. 17 Johns Hopkins and No. 20 Georgetown.

 

Additional schedule highlights:

·         15 of the 16 teams that qualified for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Championship, while 13 women’s programs earned berths.

·         A rematch of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Championship title game between No. 2 Notre Dame and No. 3 Duke on Saturday, April 4, at 5 p.m. on ESPNU.

·         Defending national champion Duke makes a minimum of four appearances on the ESPNU schedule.

·         Beginning February 28, a consistent Saturday men’s game airing on ESPNU thought the remainder of the season, including five doubleheaders.

  • ESPNU will have the entire ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship from PPL Park in Chester, Pa., airing the semifinals on Friday, April 24, at 5 & 8 p.m., and the title game on Sunday, April 26, at 1 p.m.
  • In addition, ESPNU is the home to the America East and Ivy League men’s title games on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, respectively.
  • The ESPNU women’s slate of games includes two No. 17 Johns Hopkins matchups: vs. Georgetown on Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m., and vs. No. 1 Maryland on Wednesday, April 15, at 8:30 p.m.
  • An additional 12 regular-season women’s games will be part of an exclusive ESPN3 package, including ranked teams: No. 2 North Carolina, No. 5 Northwestern, No. 7 Boston College, No. 8 Duke, No. 9 Notre Dame, No. 10 Ohio State and No. 15 Louisville.
  • No. 3 Florida will have seven games on SEC Network +, including four games against ranked opponents: No. 2 North Carolina, No. 4 Syracuse, No. 11 Loyola (Md.) and No. 16 Stony Brook.

·         The Big Ten Women’s Championship title game will be shown on Sunday, May 3, on ESPN3 and same-day tape delayed at 5 p.m. on ESPNU

·         ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the NCAA Men’s & Women’s Championship begins with the Selection Show on ESPNU on Sunday, May 3 and continues through the Men’s Championships on Memorial Day Weekend.

 

This season, the network’s telecasts will include a deep roster of experienced and knowledgeable lacrosse analysts: Ryan Boyle (Four-time All-American at Princeton), Paul Carcaterra (All-American at Syracuse and a member of 1995 National Championship team), Mark Dixon (former Johns Hopkins midfielder), Ryan Flanagan (All-American defenseman at UNC), Quint Kessenich (Four-time All-American at Johns Hopkins) and Matt Ward (former Virginia attackman and 2006 Tewaaraton winner). Play-by-play announcers include: ESPNU’s Anish Shroff, Mike Corey, Booker Corrigan and Eamon McAnaney (Notre Dame defenseman). Courtney Martinez-Connor (Four-time NCAA Champion at Maryland) will handle analysis of the women’s games.

 

Every game will also be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app, and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 or Xbox One to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

 

2015 Men’s & Women’s College Lacrosse Schedule (subject to change; all ESPN3 games are exclusive)

Date

Time (ET)

Game

Network

Sat, Feb 7

11:30 a.m.

No. 2 North Carolina at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

 

1 p.m.

UMBC at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPN3!

 

4 p.m.

Siena at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPN3

Sun, Feb 8

Noon

Air Force at No. 3 Duke

ESPN3

Tue, Feb 10

4 p.m.

High Point at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPN3

Sat, Feb 14

Noon

No. 20 Georgetown at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPN3

 

1 p.m.

Stony Brook at St. John’s

ESPN3

Sun, Feb 15

4 p.m.

No. 8 Cornell at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPN3

Fri, Feb. 20

3 p.m.

No. 19 Hofstra at Princeton

ESPNU

 

6:30 p.m.

San Diego State at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

Sat, Feb 21

Noon

No. 10 Maryland at No. 15 Yale

ESPN3

 

7 p.m.

No. 20 Army at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPN3

Fri, Feb 27

4 p.m.

No. 1 Denver at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPNU

Sat, Feb 28

Noon

No. 12 Harvard at No. 3 Duke

ESPN3

 

 

No. 5 Northwestern at No. 2 North Carolina (women)

ESPN3

 

1 p.m.

Princeton at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPN3@

 

 

Dartmouth at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPN3

Sun, Mar 1

Noon

No. 9 Virginia at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPNU

 

 

No. 9 Notre Dame at No. 8 Duke (women)

ESPN3

 

5 p.m.

Providence at No. 3 Duke

ESPN3

Tue, Mar 3

1 p.m.

No. 11 Loyola (Md.) at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

 

3 p.m.

No. 15 Yale at St. John’s

ESPN3

Wed, Mar 4

3 p.m.

Duquesne at No. 15 Louisville (women)

ESPN3

Sat, Mar 7

Noon

Navy at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPN3^

 

1 p.m.

No. 7 Loyola (Md.) at No. 3 Duke

ESPN3

 

 

Niagara at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

Tue, Mar 10

4 p.m.

No. 14 Bryant at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPN3

 

6:30 p.m.

No. 4 Syracuse at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

Sat, Mar 14

Noon

No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 9 Virginia

ESPNU

 

1 p.m.

Virginia Tech at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)

ESPN3

 

 

Drexel at St. John’s

ESPN3

 

2 p.m.

No. 6 Johns Hopkins at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPNU

Sun, Mar 15

4 p.m.

No. 2 North Carolina at Virginia Tech (women)

ESPN3

Tue, Mar 17

2 p.m.

No. 16 Stony Brook at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

 

7 p.m.

No. 12 Harvard at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPN3

Sat, Mar 21

Noon

No. 10 Ohio State at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)

ESPN3

 

2 p.m.

No. 20 Georgetown at No. 17 Johns Hopkins (women)

ESPN3*

 

4 p.m.

Ohio State at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPNU

 

6 p.m.

No. 9 Virginia at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPNU

 

7 p.m.

No. 7 Boston College at No. 2 North Carolina (women)

ESPN3

Sun, Mar 22

12:30 p.m.

No. 3 Duke at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPNU

Sat, Mar 28

Noon

No. 4 Syracuse at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPNU

 

1 p.m.

Providence at St. John’s

ESPN3

 

2 p.m.

Rutgers at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPNU

 

7 p.m.

San Diego State at Yale (women)

ESPN3

Sun, Mar 29

11 a.m.

Brown at Princeton

ESPNU

 

1 p.m.

No. 3 Duke at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPNU

 

 

No. 2 North Carolina at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)

ESPN3

 

3 p.m.

Ohio State at No. 17 Penn State

ESPNU

Fri, Apr 3

7 p.m.

No. 5 North Carolina at No. 9 Virginia

ESPNU

 

 

No. 11 Albany at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPN3

Sat, Apr 4

4 p.m.

No. 2 North Carolina at No. 15 Louisville (women)

ESPN3

 

5 p.m.

No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 3 Duke

ESPNU

Tue, Apr 7

4 p.m.

Marquette at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPN3

Sat, Apr 11

Noon

No. 7 Boston College at Virginia Tech (women)

ESPN3

 

4 p.m.

No. 4 Syracuse at No. 5 North Carolina

ESPNU

 

6 p.m.

No. 17 Penn State at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPNU

Sun, Apr 12

Noon

No. 9 Virginia at No. 3 Duke

ESPNU

 

2 p.m.

Ohio State at Michigan

ESPNU

Tue, Apr 14

7 p.m.

Hobart at No. 4 Syracuse

ESPN3

Wed, Apr 15

Noon

Cincinnati at No. 3 Florida (women)

SEC Network +

 

8:30 p.m.

No. 1 Maryland at No. 17 Johns Hopkins (women)

ESPNU

Fri, Apr 17

6 p.m.

No. 12 Harvard at Princeton

ESPNU

 

7 p.m.

No. 2 North Carolina at No. 8 Duke (women)

ESPN3

Sat, Apr 18

2 p.m.

Michigan at No. 6 Johns Hopkins

ESPNU

 

4 p.m.

No. 5 North Carolina at No. 2 Notre Dame

ESPNU

Fri, Apr 24

5:30 p.m.

ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): Semifinals

ESPNU

 

8 p.m.

ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): Semifinals

ESPNU

Sat, Apr 25

Noon

Ohio State at Rutgers

ESPNU

 

7:30 p.m.

ACC team vs. No. 13 Penn (Chester, Pa.)

ESPN3

Sun, Apr 26

1 p.m.

ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): Final

ESPNU

Fri, May 1

5 p.m.

Ivy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): Semifinals

ESPN3

 

8 p.m.

Ivy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): Semifinals

ESPN3

Sat, May 2

10 a.m.

America East Championship (highest seed): Final

ESPNU

Sun, May 3

Noon

Ivy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): Final

ESPNU

 

 

Boston University at No. 3 Duke

ESPN3

 

2 p.m.

Big South Women’s Championship (site of No. 1 seed): Final

ESPN3

 

TBD

Big Ten Women’s Championship (College Park, Md.): Final

ESPN3$

! – tape delayed Sunday, Feb. 8, at noon on ESPNU

@ – tape delayed Sunday, March 1, at 10 a.m. on ESPNU

^ – tape delayed Sunday, March 8, at 10 a.m. on ESPNU

* – tape delayed Sunday, March 22, at 9 a.m. on ESPNU

$ – same-day tape delayed Sunday, May 3, at 5 p.m. on ESPNU

Posted by:Steve Baron

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