Women's Lacrosse Makes NCAA Tournament, Will Host
WASHINGTON-- The CUA women's lacrosse team has made the NCAA tournament for the second straight year and will host Messiah College on Wednesday at 5 p.m. in the opening round.
Finishing the season 15-3, and winning its second straight Landmark Conference championship, the CUA women's lacrosse team has earned a bid to the 2009 NCAA championship tournament and will face Messiah College (Pa.) in the opening round.
The winner of the CUA v. Messiah match-up will take on the winner of Christopher Newport and Mary Washington. That game will take place at Salisbury. Earlier this season CUA played Mary Washington to a 21-9 victory on the road.
CUA and Messiah did not meet during the regular season, but have two common opponents. CUA defeated McDaniel College 18-13 while Messiah fell to the Green Terror 12-13. Messiah defeated Susquehanna 16-5 while CUA defeated the Landmark Conference rival, 17-2.
HERE is a link to the NCAA Tournament Bracket in PDF format.