ESPNU Lacrosse Tour Coming to ESPNU Warrior Classic

ESPNU is the home of collegiate lacrosse. In 2011, the 24-hour college sports network will feature 31 regular-season matchups, 29 men’s games, two women’s games – as well eight NCAA Men’s Championship games. The 2011 ESPNU Lacrosse Tour is a lacrosse fan fest hosted by Mike Powell, a two-time national champion at Syracuse and the only player to win the Tewaaraton Trophy twice. Keep Reading…

2011 ESPNU Lacrosse Tour

2011 ESPNU Lacrosse Tour

BRISTOL, Conn. (March 10, 2011) — For the 2011 season, ESPNU is continuing to cement its place as the home for collegiate lacrosse and lacrosse fans. The 24-hour college sports network will be televising 53 total lacrosse games – featuring 31 regular-season matchups, 29 men’s games, two women’s games and 8 NCAA Men’s Championship games. Keep Reading…

Syracuse Will Play Rutgers in 2011 ESPNU Warrior Classic

BRISTOL, Conn. – The Syracuse men’s lacrosse team’s 2011 contest against BIG EAST rival Rutgers will be the nightcap of the second annual ESPNU Warrior Classic. The game will be played at 6:30 p.m. at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. on Saturday, April 23 as part of a doubleheader announced by the network today. Keep Reading…

UMD vs Notre Dame, Technical Difficulties

If you watched the Quarterfinal match up between Maryland and Notre Dame on Saturday then you, too, are probably disappointed with ESPNU’s production of the game. Repeatedly, throughout the game, ESPNU either went to a Black screen or a stationary viewing of the stats. When we, the fans, were actually able to view the game it was from a terrible angle with bad picture which made the game look like it was pulled from the ESPN Classics archives. One thing that the poor work of ESPNU helped add was suspense. Not being able to see what was going on made the pace of an otherwise dull game more exhilarating. View game photos…

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Equipment Overview of Team USA Gear with Matt Striebel

Quint Kessenich goes over the equipment Team USA will be wearing this summer with Matt Striebel. Some of the equipment discussed, but not limited to, includes the Warrior Burn 3.0 cleats and the American flag patterned gloves.

ESPNU Warrior Classic

For those of you in the Connecticut neck of the woods, you’ve got to check out the ESPNU Warrior Classic at Rentschler Field. Check out more deets in the commercial.

North Carolina Stands Tall

As you watch UNC gain speed this season you’ll notice most, if not all, of them wearing blue bracelets on their wrists. The rubber bracelets commemorate the life of Michael Piegare, the now deceased brother of current Tar Heel Kevin Piegare. Michael, a Cold Spring Harbor native, played lacrosse at Pace University in Pleasantville, New York, and passed away 15 months ago. Kevin and his family continue to keep the memory of Michael alive with the bracelets and a website in his honor. VIDEO HERE…

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ESPNU Special on African-Americans in Lacrosse

ESPNU recently aired a special on the recent rise in African-Americans not only playing lacrosse in general, but also excelling at the highest level of the game. Some of the interviews include Kyle Harrison (Hopkins), the Bratton twins (UVA) and Jovan Miller (Syracuse). View the video below.

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Behind the Scenes with ESPNU, Warrior, Matt Striebel, Geoff Snider, etc.

Here are some photos of ESPNU’s feature shoot with Warrior at Disney. Matt Striebel, Geoff Snider, Nicky Polanco, Matt Danowski, Jesse Schwartzman, and Quint Kessenich are featured in the shoot. They got together to prepare for ESPNU’s promotion of their added lacrosse games to their schedule this Spring. More after the jump.

ESPNU Warrior Classic, New Lacrosse Event, to Launch in 2010

ESPN Regional Television, Inc., a subsidiary of ESPN, announced today the creation of the ESPNU Warrior Classic, a doubleheader that will be played Saturday, April 24, at Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn. The doubleheader will feature No. 17 Denver vs. Fairfield at 11 a.m. ET, followed by No. 18 Massachusetts vs. No. 13 Georgetown at 1:30 p.m. Both games will be televised live on ESPNU.

“We jumped at the opportunity to partner with ESPNU for the inaugural ESPNU Warrior Classic,” said Dave Morrow, President, Warrior. “ESPN’s commitment to lacrosse is making the sport accessible to more players and fans than ever, and this event is an extension of our shared passion for grassroots events and competition. It will be very exciting for lacrosse enthusiasts to have four elite programs, the worldwide leader in sports media and the premier lacrosse brand team up for the first ever Warrior Classic.” Read full release after the jump.