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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…

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. The tour features a lacrosse cage located outside of each stadium with two full goals, where fans can pick up a stick and shoot goals, practice tricks and even play with Powell. Highlights of the ESPNU Lacrosse Tour include:

The ESPNU Monument
A 24-foot tall, interactive monument designed in the likeness of the ESPNU logo will be on display outside each stadium.

ESPNU Mini Bus

A fully-customized mini bus that includes a DJ booth, as well as a college-themed body and face painting station at which students can choose their school colors to display their school spirit during the games.

“Game of L-A-X”
Hosted by Powell, the game of “L-A-X” is played similar to the basketball game of H-O-R-S-E. The winner receives an ESPNU lacrosse prize package provided by Warrior, and presented at halftime during one of the day’s games.

Sunday, April 23, 2011
· 3 p.m. – No. 15 UMass vs. No. 7 Hofstra (ESPNU)
· 5:30 p.m. ET – Rutgers vs. No. 4 Syracuse (ESPNU)

Rentschler Field
615 Silver Lane
East Hartford, CT 06118

For the 2011 season, ESPNU is continuing to cement its place as the home for collegiate lacrosse and lacrosse fans.

The ESPNU Lacrosse Tour is free to attend and fans of all ages are welcome to participate. For more details and the complete ESPNU lacrosse television schedule please visit http://www.Facebook.com/ESPNU.

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