Saturday, February 21, 2015

2015 ESPNU and ESPN3 Lacrosse Schedule



2015 ESPNU and ESPN3 Lacrosse Schedule Features 28 Men’s & Women’s Nationally-Ranked Programs

High-Caliber Schedule Includes Top Seven Teams in National Poll
ESPNU LogoThe 2015 college lacrosse season on ESPNU, ESPN3 and SEC Network + will showcase nationally-ranked programs and top-caliber games including 47 men’s and 21 women’s regular-season games, as well as the crowning of the ACC, America East and Ivy League men’s tournament champions and the Big Ten and Big South women’s tournament champions.
The men’s regular-season schedule begins on Saturday, Feb. 7, with No. 6 Johns Hopkins hosting UMBC live 1 p.m. on ESPN3 and next-day tape delayed on ESPNU at noon.
Eighteen of the 20 programs ranked in the Inside Lacrosse’ preseason poll will be showcased throughout the season on ESPNU and ESPN3, including No. 1 Denver, No. 2 Notre Dame, No. 3 Duke, No. 4 Syracuse, No. 5 North Carolina, No. 6 Johns Hopkins, No. 7 Loyola (Md.), No. 8 Cornell, No. 9 Virginia, No. 10 Maryland, No. 11 Albany, No. 12 Harvard, No. 13 Penn, No. 14 Bryant, No. 15 Yale, No. 17 Penn State, No. 19 Hofstra and No. 20 Army. The women’s ESPNU schedule includes ranked teams: No. 1 Maryland, No. 17 Johns Hopkins and No. 20 Georgetown.
Additional schedule highlights:
  • 15 of the 16 teams that qualified for the 2014 NCAA Men’s Championship, while 13 women’s programs earned berths.
  • A rematch of the 2014 NCAA Men’s Championship title game between No. 2 Notre Dame and No. 3 Duke on Saturday, April 4, at 5 p.m. on ESPNU.
  • Defending national champion Duke makes a minimum of four appearances on the ESPNU schedule.
  • Beginning February 28, a consistent Saturday men’s game airing on ESPNU thought the remainder of the season, including five doubleheaders.
  • The Big Ten Women’s Championship title game will be shown on Sunday, May 3, on ESPN3 and same-day tape delayed at 5 p.m. on ESPNU
  • ESPN’s exclusive coverage of the NCAA Men’s & Women’s Championship begins with the Selection Show on ESPNU on Sunday, May 3 and continues through the Men’s Championships on Memorial Day Weekend.
  • ESPNU will have the entire ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship from PPL Park in Chester, Pa., airing the semifinals on Friday, April 24, at 5 & 8 p.m., and the title game on Sunday, April 26, at 1 p.m.
  • In addition, ESPNU is the home to the America East and Ivy League men’s title games on Saturday, May 2, and Sunday, May 3, respectively.
  • The ESPNU women’s slate of games includes two No. 17 Johns Hopkins matchups: vs. Georgetown on Saturday, March 21, at 2 p.m., and vs. No. 1 Maryland on Wednesday, April 15, at 8:30 p.m.
  • An additional 12 regular-season women’s games will be part of an exclusive ESPN3 package, including ranked teams: No. 2 North Carolina, No. 5 Northwestern, No. 7 Boston College, No. 8 Duke, No. 9 Notre Dame, No. 10 Ohio State and No. 15 Louisville.
  • No. 3 Florida will have seven games on SEC Network +, including four games against ranked opponents: No. 2 North Carolina, No. 4 Syracuse, No. 11 Loyola (Md.) and No. 16 Stony Brook.
This season, the network’s telecasts will include a deep roster of experienced and knowledgeable lacrosse analysts: Ryan Boyle (Four-time All-American at Princeton), Paul Carcaterra (All-American at Syracuse and a member of 1995 National Championship team), Mark Dixon (former Johns Hopkins midfielder), Ryan Flanagan (All-American defenseman at UNC), Quint Kessenich (Four-time All-American at Johns Hopkins) and Matt Ward (former Virginia attackman and 2006 Tewaaraton winner). Play-by-play announcers include: ESPNU’s Anish Shroff, Mike Corey, Booker Corrigan and Eamon McAnaney (Notre Dame defenseman). Courtney Martinez-Connor (Four-time NCAA Champion at Maryland) will handle analysis of the women’s games.
Every game will also be available through WatchESPN, accessible online at WatchESPN.com, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app, and streamed on televisions through Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku, Xbox 360 or Xbox One to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
2015 Men’s & Women’s College Lacrosse Schedule (subject to change; all ESPN3 games are exclusive)
DateTime (ET)GameNetwork
Sat, Feb 711:30 a.m.No. 2 North Carolina at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
 1 p.m.UMBC at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPN3!
 4 p.m.Siena at No. 4 SyracuseESPN3
Sun, Feb 8NoonAir Force at No. 3 DukeESPN3
Tue, Feb 104 p.m.High Point at No. 5 North CarolinaESPN3
Sat, Feb 14NoonNo. 20 Georgetown at No. 2 Notre DameESPN3
 1 p.m.Stony Brook at St. John’sESPN3
Sun, Feb 154 p.m.No. 8 Cornell at No. 4 SyracuseESPN3
Fri, Feb. 203 p.m.No. 19 Hofstra at PrincetonESPNU
 6:30 p.m.San Diego State at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
Sat, Feb 21NoonNo. 10 Maryland at No. 15 YaleESPN3
 7 p.m.No. 20 Army at No. 4 SyracuseESPN3
Fri, Feb 274 p.m.No. 1 Denver at No. 5 North CarolinaESPNU
Sat, Feb 28NoonNo. 12 Harvard at No. 3 DukeESPN3
 No. 5 Northwestern at No. 2 North Carolina (women)ESPN3
 1 p.m.Princeton at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPN3@
 Dartmouth at No. 2 Notre DameESPN3
Sun, Mar 1NoonNo. 9 Virginia at No. 4 SyracuseESPNU
 No. 9 Notre Dame at No. 8 Duke (women)ESPN3
 5 p.m.Providence at No. 3 DukeESPN3
Tue, Mar 31 p.m.No. 11 Loyola (Md.) at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
 3 p.m.No. 15 Yale at St. John’sESPN3
Wed, Mar 43 p.m.Duquesne at No. 15 Louisville (women)ESPN3
Sat, Mar 7NoonNavy at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPN3^
 1 p.m.No. 7 Loyola (Md.) at No. 3 DukeESPN3
 Niagara at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
Tue, Mar 104 p.m.No. 14 Bryant at No. 5 North CarolinaESPN3
 6:30 p.m.No. 4 Syracuse at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
Sat, Mar 14NoonNo. 2 Notre Dame at No. 9 VirginiaESPNU
 1 p.m.Virginia Tech at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)ESPN3
 Drexel at St. John’sESPN3
 2 p.m.No. 6 Johns Hopkins at No. 4 SyracuseESPNU
Sun, Mar 154 p.m.No. 2 North Carolina at Virginia Tech (women)ESPN3
Tue, Mar 172 p.m.No. 16 Stony Brook at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
 7 p.m.No. 12 Harvard at No. 5 North CarolinaESPN3
Sat, Mar 21NoonNo. 10 Ohio State at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)ESPN3
 2 p.m.No. 20 Georgetown at No. 17 Johns Hopkins (women)ESPN3*
 4 p.m.Ohio State at No. 2 Notre DameESPNU
 6 p.m.No. 9 Virginia at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPNU
 7 p.m.No. 7 Boston College at No. 2 North Carolina (women)ESPN3
Sun, Mar 2212:30 p.m.No. 3 Duke at No. 4 SyracuseESPNU
Sat, Mar 28NoonNo. 4 Syracuse at No. 2 Notre DameESPNU
 1 p.m.Providence at St. John’sESPN3
 2 p.m.Rutgers at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPNU
 7 p.m.San Diego State at Yale (women)ESPN3
Sun, Mar 2911 a.m.Brown at PrincetonESPNU
 1 p.m.No. 3 Duke at No. 5 North CarolinaESPNU
 No. 2 North Carolina at No. 9 Notre Dame (women)ESPN3
 3 p.m.Ohio State at No. 17 Penn StateESPNU
Fri, Apr 37 p.m.No. 5 North Carolina at No. 9 VirginiaESPNU
 No. 11 Albany at No. 4 SyracuseESPN3
Sat, Apr 44 p.m.No. 2 North Carolina at No. 15 Louisville (women)ESPN3
 5 p.m.No. 2 Notre Dame at No. 3 DukeESPNU
Tue, Apr 74 p.m.Marquette at No. 2 Notre DameESPN3
Sat, Apr 11NoonNo. 7 Boston College at Virginia Tech (women)ESPN3
 4 p.m.No. 4 Syracuse at No. 5 North CarolinaESPNU
 6 p.m.No. 17 Penn State at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPNU
Sun, Apr 12NoonNo. 9 Virginia at No. 3 DukeESPNU
 2 p.m.Ohio State at MichiganESPNU
Tue, Apr 147 p.m.Hobart at No. 4 SyracuseESPN3
Wed, Apr 15NoonCincinnati at No. 3 Florida (women)SEC Network +
 8:30 p.m.No. 1 Maryland at No. 17 Johns Hopkins (women)ESPNU
Fri, Apr 176 p.m.No. 12 Harvard at PrincetonESPNU
 7 p.m.No. 2 North Carolina at No. 8 Duke (women)ESPN3
Sat, Apr 182 p.m.Michigan at No. 6 Johns HopkinsESPNU
 4 p.m.No. 5 North Carolina at No. 2 Notre DameESPNU
Fri, Apr 245:30 p.m.ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): SemifinalsESPNU
 8 p.m.ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): SemifinalsESPNU
Sat, Apr 25NoonOhio State at RutgersESPNU
 7:30 p.m.ACC team vs. No. 13 Penn (Chester, Pa.)ESPN3
Sun, Apr 261 p.m.ACC Lacrosse Championship (Chester, Pa.): FinalESPNU
Fri, May 15 p.m.Ivy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): SemifinalsESPN3
 8 p.m.Ivy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): SemifinalsESPN3
Sat, May 210 a.m.America East Championship (highest seed): FinalESPNU
Sun, May 3NoonIvy League Championship (site of No. 1 seed): FinalESPNU
 Boston University at No. 3 DukeESPN3
 2 p.m.Big South Women’s Championship (site of No. 1 seed): FinalESPN3
 TBDBig Ten Women’s Championship (College Park, Md.): FinalESPN3$
! – tape delayed Sunday, Feb. 8, at noon on ESPNU
@ – tape delayed Sunday, March 1, at 10 a.m. on ESPNU
^ – tape delayed Sunday, March 8, at 10 a.m. on ESPNU
* – tape delayed Sunday, March 22, at 9 a.m. on ESPNU
$ – same-day tape delayed Sunday, May 3, at 5 p.m. on ESPNU
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