NCAA lacrosse championships come to Philly this weekend
From Friday to Monday, the men’s and women’s NCAA lacrosse championships will be held at Lincoln Financial Field and Villanova Stadium.
Semifinal matches for the men’s divisions I, II and III will be held Saturday. The championship games will be held Sunday and Monday.
The women’s Division I semifinals will be held Friday, with the winner advancing to the national championship game Sunday.
According to the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the economic impact to the city will be about $25 million.
“We are delighted to be welcoming so many lacrosse fans to Philadelphia this weekend,” said Larry Needle, executive director of the Philadelphia Sports Congress, a division of the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau in a press release.
The men’s division I semifinal games will be televised live on ESPN2 and WatchESPN at 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m., Saturday. The division I final will be played 1 p.m., Monday and will be be aired live on ESPN, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN3 and ESPN MobileTV.
The women’s division I semifinal games will be aired live on ESPN3 at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday, with the championship airing at 8 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN on Sunday.