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Men’s College Lacrosse: Championship Winds Down the Regular Season

The regular season for men’s college lacrosse winds down this weekend as the BIG EAST, Ivy League and America East hold their conference championships. Action begins on ESPNU with the semifinals of the first-ever BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Thursday, May 3, with No. 2 Notre Dame facing St. John’s at 4:30 p.m. and No. 19 Villanova hosting No. 18 Syracuse at 7 p.m. The BIG EAST Championship final will air Sunday, May 5, at noon, on ESPNU. Read More…


The regular season for men’s college lacrosse winds down this weekend as the BIG EAST, Ivy League and America East hold their conference championships. Action begins on ESPNU with the semifinals of the first-ever BIG EAST Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Thursday, May 3, with No. 2 Notre Dame facing St. John’s at 4:30 p.m. and No. 19 Villanova hosting No. 18 Syracuse at 7 p.m. The BIG EAST Championship final will air Sunday, May 5, at noon, on ESPNU.

The Ivy League Championship semifinals on ESPN3 will take place Friday, May 4, showcasing No. 13 Cornell vs. No. 15 Yale at 5 p.m. and Brown vs. No. 10 Princeton at 8 p.m. The title game moves over to ESPNU on Sunday, May 6, at noon. The final two America East teams will meet in the championship game, also Sunday, at 3 p.m. ESPN3. Army No. 8 visits Johns Hopkins at 2 p.m. in Sunday’s other match on ESPNU.

ESPNU will unveil the 16-team bracket during the hour-long 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Selection Show Presented by Enterprise Rent-A-Car Sunday, May 6, at 9 p.m. ET. Additional details will follow this week.

Date
Time (ET)
Games/Commentators
Network
Thu, May 3
4:30 p.m.
BIG EAST Championship Semifinals (Villanova, Pa.):
No. 2 Notre Dame vs. St. John’s
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich & Paul Carcaterra
ESPNU / ESPN3

7 p.m.
BIG EAST Championship Semifinals (Villanova, Pa.):
No. 19 Villanova vs. No. 18 Syracuse
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich & Paul Carcaterra
ESPNU / ESPN3
Fri, May 4
5 p.m.
Ivy League Championship Semifinals (Princeton, N.J.):
No. 13 Cornell vs. No. 15 Yale
Joe Beninati & Matt Ward
ESPN3

6 p.m.
ECAC Championship (Denver, Colo.): Final
ESPNU

8 p.m.
Ivy League Championship Semifinals (Princeton, N.J.):
Brown vs. No. 10 Princeton
Joe Beninati & Matt Ward
ESPN3
Sat, May 5
Noon
BIG EAST Championship (Villanova, Pa.): Final
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich & Paul Carcaterra
ESPNU / ESPN3

2 p.m.
Army at No. 8 Johns Hopkins
Mike Corey & Matt Ward
ESPNU / WatchESPN

3 p.m.
America East Championship (campus of highest remaining seed): Final
Booker Corrigan & Mark Dixon
ESPN3
Sun, May 6
Noon
Ivy League Championship (Princeton, N.J.):
Final
Joe Beninati & Ryan Boyle
ESPNU /
WatchESPN

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