Women's Lacrosse

UMass' NCAA First Round Game Set For 6 PM Against UConn

Cori Murray and the Minutewomen will face UConn at 6 PM on Friday.

Cori Murray and the Minutewomen will face UConn at 6 PM on Friday.

May 6, 2013

AMHERST, Mass. - Game times and ticket prices have been announced for the No. 14/8 UMass women's lacrosse team's NCAA Tournament First Round game against No. 18/19 Connecticut on Friday. The opening draw is set for 6 PM at the Penn State Lacrosse Field in University Park, Pa. The No. 8/7 and seventh-seeded Nittany Lions will host Canisius at 4 PM. The winners of both games will advance to Sunday's Second Round game which begins at 1 PM.

Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the gate: $8 for adults, $5 for youth and students with a valid university ID, and $4 for groups of 20 or more. Fans can order tickets in advance by calling 814-863-1000 until 1 PM on Friday, May 10. Tickets will be on sale at the gate beginning at 3 PM on Friday and Noon on Sunday.

The Minutewomen moved up to No. 8 in the deBeer Media Poll and currently hold the No. 8 RPI in the nation. This is the second consecutive year where the Minutewomen have held both a top-10 ranking and a top-10 RPI.

UMass is making its third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance and the fourth in the last five years.



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