NCAA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Championships on ESPN Networks

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NCAA Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Championships on ESPN Networks

The NCAA Men’s and Women’s Division I Lacrosse Championships will air across ESPN networks over Memorial Day weekend. The men’s championship weekend opens with top-seeded Duke facing fifth-seed Denver at 1 p.m., followed by No. 7 seed Maryland vs. No. 6 seed Notre Dame at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, May 24, from M&T Stadium in Baltimore and televised on ESPN2 and WatchESPN. The National Championship will also air on ESPNU via the Spider Cam feed – an alternate viewing fan experience that is integrated into the traditional telecast.

The women’s championship weekend opens Friday, May 23, with the national semifinals on ESPN3, followed by the title game Sunday, May 25, on ESPNU and WatchESPN. Joe Beninati will have the call of the game with analyst Courtney Martinez-Connor (Maryland All-American) and reporter Mark Dixon.

Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich and Paul Carcaterra will have the call of the men’s games. Anish Shroff will host ESPN’s studio throughout the weekend, joined by Ryan Flanagan and Albany head coach Scott Marr for the national semifinals. Shroff, along with Ryan Boyle, will be onsite in Baltimore for full analysis of the title game on Monday.

Join the NCAA lacrosse twitter conversation: #NCAALAX. Additional production details will be added throughout the week.

2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentator Networks
Sat, May 24 1 p.m. Semifinal: Game #1 (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore) – No. 5 seed Denver vs. No. 1 seed Duke
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2 / WatchESPN
  3:30 p.m. Semifinal: Game #2 (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore) – No. 7 seed Maryland vs. No. 6 Notre Dame
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2 / WatchESPN
Mon, May 26 1 p.m. National Championship (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore)
Eamon McAnaney, Quint Kessenich, Paul Carcaterra
ESPN2 / WatchESPN
    National Championship Spider Cam Feed (M&T Bank Stadium, Baltimore) ESPNU / WatchESPN
  3 p.m. 2014 NCAA Lacrosse Championship Post Game Show
Anish Shroff & Ryan Boyle
ESPNU / WatchESPN

2014 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Networks
Fri, May 23 5 p.m. Semifinal: Game #1 (Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson, Md.) – No. 6 Virginia vs. No. 2 Syracuse
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor, Mark Dixon
ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Semifinal: Game #2 (Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson, Md.) – No. 5 Northwestern vs. No. 1 Maryland
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor, Mark Dixon
ESPN3
Sun, May 25 8:30 p.m. National Championship (Johnny Unitas Stadium, Towson, Md.)
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor, Mark Dixon
ESPNU / WatchESPN

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Rachel Margolis Siegal

As part of the College Sports PR team at ESPN, it has been an exciting adventure for me since I joined the worldwide leader in July 2010, working on college football, college basketball, college lacrosse and WNBA properties. I began my love of sports as the manager of several high school sports teams and continued that hobby into college. While at Quinnipiac, I worked in the Sports Information Department, which led me to a summer internship at the New Haven Ravens, a AA baseball team, and an eventual job with the Athletic Communications Department at the University of Connecticut. After my five-year stint at Connecticut, I spent six years as Director of Communications at the BIG EAST Conference in Providence, R.I. before joining ESPN.
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