By Jessica Braveman | 5/22/14 12:00 PM
This weekend, men’s college lacrosse will come to a close with the NCAA Men’s College Lacrosse Championship. The semifinals and championship games will be held at M&T Bank Stadium in downtown Baltimore, where all three divisions will finish out their seasons. Division I semifinal games will take place on Saturday, May 24 at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. and the NCAA Division I Championship will be held on Monday, May 26 at 1 p.m. Division II and III will play their championship games on Sunday, Division III between Tufts and Salisbury at 1 p.m. and Division II between LIU Post and Limestone at 4 p.m.
The Division I semifinals between Duke and Denver (1 p.m. on ESPN 2) and Notre Dame and Maryland (3 p.m. on ESPN 2) will feature Major League Lacrosse draftees. All MLL draftees were selected at the 2014 MLL Collegiate Draft back in January.
Major League Lacrosse will be at the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships all weekend at the NCAA LaXperience Fan Fest. Fans are encouraged to stop by the MLL table in the Fan Fest so they can register to win a signed Rob Pannell jersey, as well as meet some of their favorite players.
On Friday, May 24 at the Friday Night Faceoff in the Inner Harbor from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., there will be appearances by Rochester’s Justin Turri and Mike Manley, Florida’s PT Ricci, and Boston's Ryan Boyle and Mitch Belisle.
Saturday, May 25 MLL will be at the LaxPerience Fan Fest from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the MLL Tent. From 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m., MLL will be at the Enterprise Main Stage with Q&A and Player Mini Clinics featuring Boston’s Boyle, Belisle, Kevin Buchanan and Owen Blye; New York’s Ned Crotty; Charlotte’s Mason Poli and Josh Hawkins; Ohio’s Scott Rodgers; Rattler’s Joel White; Denver’s Jesse Schwartzman, Jeremy Sieverts, Ken Clausen and Mike Simon; and the Bayhawks’ Drew Westervelt, Matt Abbott and Ben Rubeor.
Cascade/Maverik & Adrenaline will be in Lot O with CBS 105.7 The Fan at the Game Day Warehouse, your MLL Headquarters. Appearances will be made by the Chesapeake Bayhawks’ CJ Costabile, and the New York Lizards’ JoJo Marasco and Brian Karalunas
Warrior is on site with the full roster of the Warrior Players Club including Boston’s Paul Rabil.
On Sunday, MLL will be on hand from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the MLL Tent, and from 12:15 p.m. to 1 p.m. at the Enterprise Main Stage with appearances by Ricci, Chesapeake’s Andrew Sellers and Ohio’s Trevor Timmerberg.
The final day of the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship, Monday May 25, be sure to stop by the MLL Tent from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Enterprise Main Stage from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. for Q&A and Player Mini Clinics by New York’s Rob Pannell and Marasco, Boston’s Boyle and appearances by Chesapeake’s Joe Walters and Charlotte’s Brett Schmidt.
MLL partner STX will be at the Fan Fest with Ohio’s Kyle Harrison, Florida’s Tucker Durkin, Rochester’s Sam Bradman and Chesapeake’s Ben Hunt.
If you’re headed out to Baltimore this weekend, stop by the MLL Fan Fest action, and keep an eye out for the college draftees in their final games before joining the MLL.