Lacrosse Nationals on ESPN Return to Catholic

Lacrosse Nationals on ESPN Return to Catholic

WASHINGTON —  For the second year, the GEICO High School Lacrosse Nationals returns to The Catholic University of America's Cardinal Stadium in Washington, D.C. This unique event allows the best high school lacrosse teams across the United States and Canada to face one another in a post-season tournament, which will be televised on ESPNU and streamed on ESPN3.

Eight participating teams will play in a single-elimination tournament, with a total of seven games. The quarterfinals will be played on Sunday, May 27, at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on ESPN3. Semifinals will take place Monday, May 28, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. on ESPNU, with the winners advancing to play in the championship game on Tuesday, May 29, at 7 p.m., also on ESPNU. All times are EST.

All games will be available through WatchESPN, accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

  

Date

Time (ET)

Matchup

Network

Sun, May 27

1 p.m.

No. 4 The Hill (ON) vs. No. 5 St. Sebastian's (MA)

ESPN3

 

3 p.m.

No. 1 Culver (IN) vs. No. 8 Georgetown Prep (MD)

ESPN3

 

5 p.m.

No. 2 Salisbury vs. No. 7 St. Stephen's & St. Agnes (VA)

ESPN3

 

7 p.m.

No. 3 Bullis (MD.) vs. No. 6 Episcopal (TX)

ESPN3

Mon, May 28

7 p.m.

Semifinal #1

ESPNU

 

9 p.m.

Semifinal #2

ESPNU

Tue, May 29

7 p.m.

Championship

ESPNU

 

"As the popularity of lacrosse continues to go grow nationwide, we are excited to continue this prestigious post-season event in the tradition of the GEICO High School Basketball Nationals and the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series (football)," said Rashid Ghazi, Partner Paragon Marketing Group.  "The beauty of this tournament is that it provides players, coaches and fans the opportunity to end their season against top-ranked teams from across the country on a nationally televised stage."

"The GEICO High School Lacrosse Nationals, created by Paragon Marketing Group, gives ESPNU another opportunity to continue showcasing the next generation of athletes and further enhances our overall commitment to the sport of lacrosse," said Dan Margulis, senior director of college sports programming. "With this event and the NCAA Men's and Women's Lacrosse Championships, fans will get the chance to watch the sport at the high school and college level during Memorial Day weekend."

 

2017 Results:

The Hill Academy (ON) defeated Georgetown Preparatory School (MD) 12-6 in the Inaugural GEICO High School Lacrosse Nationals Final.

The 2018 GEICO Lacrosse Nationals field will be announced mid-May.

Tickets and additional information is available at www.geicolax.com

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