Maryland Women's Lacrosse Heads To 11th Straight NCAA Championship Weekend

May 15, 2000

College Park, Md. - No stranger to NCAA competition, the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (19-1) will use this week to prepare for its 11th straight trip to the NCAA semifinals. Maryland earned the right to advance to the national semifinals when they beat Georgetown 7-6 in overtime on Sumday at Ludwig Field. The No. 1 Terrapins will meet Loyola in the semifinals on Friday, May 19, at 6 p.m. The Greyhounds advance to the championship weekend after upsetting No. 4 seed North Carolina 7-5 in Chapel Hill. Friday's semifinal match-up between Maryland and Loyola is the second this year between the Greyhounds and the Terrapins. Maryland took the first contest 12-4 at Loyola.

No. 2 Seed Princeton and No. 3 seed James Madison round out the final four teams competing for the National Collegiate title. The Tigers advanced to the semifinals after outlasting Duke 7-6 in double overtime. James Madison eliminated Virginia by a 12-5 margin in Harrisonburg to earn the final spot in the championships. The Princeton/James Madison game will begin at approximately 8 p.m. on Friday

Tickets can be purchased at The College of New Jersey prior to each game.

Student/Senior Citizen.......$17.00

Single Session Adult (Day)..................$10.00 Student/Senior Citizen(Day)..$7.00

* Gates open one hour prior game time.
* All tickets are for general admission seating.

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