GEICO Lacrosse Nationals on ESPN Comes to Catholic

GEICO Lacrosse Nationals on ESPN Comes to Catholic

WASHINGTON – The Catholic University of America's Cardinal Stadium has been selected as the host site of the GEICO's inaugural High School Lacrosse Nationals on Memorial Day Weekend. This unique event will allow 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, taking place at Catholic.

The quarterfinals will be played on Sunday, May 28, at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on ESPN3. Semifinals will take place Monday, May 29, at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. (ESPNU), with the winners advancing to play in the championship game on Tuesday, May 30, at 7 p.m., also on ESPNU.

Tickets are available at www.geicolax.com

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.

 
SCHEDULE

Date Time Matchup Network
Sun., May 28      1 p.m.     

Quarterfinal No. 1

Christ School (N.C.) vs. IMG Academy (Fla.)

ESPN3
  3 p.m.

Quarterfinal No. 2                                               

Georgetown Prep (Md.) vs. The Woodlands (Texas) 

ESPN3
  5 p.m.

Quarterfinal No. 3                                               

St. Anne's-Belfied (Va.) vs. St. Sebastian's (Mass.) 

ESPN3
  7 p.m.

Quarterfinal No. 4

Lawrenceville (N.J.) vs. The Hill Academy (Ontario) 

ESPN3
Mon., May 29 7 p.m. Semifinal No. 1     ESPNU
  9 p.m. Semifinal No. 2 ESPNU
Tue. May 30 7 p.m. Championship ESPNU
 

"With the popularity of lacrosse growing nationwide, we are excited to introduce this prestigious post-season event in the tradition of the DICK'S Nationals (basketball) and the GEICO 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 enhancing 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."

Additional information and is available at www.geicolax.com

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