The match-ups for this weekend’s Men’s Lacrosse semifinals are set. Top-seeded Loyola-Maryland advanced to Saturday’s first game with a tense 10-9 victory over Denver. The Greyhounds will face fourth-seeded Notre Dame, who earned a trip to Boston with a 12-10 quarterfinal win versus defending champions Virginia. In the other semifinal, Maryland will face Duke. Maryland is the only unseeded team to advance to this year’s final four, courtesy of an 11-5 victory over #2 seed Johns Hopkins. Third-seeded Duke defeated Colgate 17-6 in the quarterfinals to book their place in Boston.
Saturday, May 26th: 2:15 PM ET
Game 1: (1) Loyola-Maryland vs. (4) Notre Dame
Game 2: (unseeded) Maryland vs. (3) Duke
Click here for the latest bracket for this year’s D-1 lacrosse tournament.
Dial Global Sports’ coverage of the 2012 National Semifinals will begin at 2:15 PM ET on Saturday, May 26th. The opening face-off of Game Two will be approximately 35 minutes after the conclusion of Game One.
Use our station finder to find an affiliate near you. You can also hear the semifinals streamed live on DialGlobalSports.com and NCAA.com as well as on the Slacker Mobile app for iOS and Android. For more information on Slacker, click here.
Dave Ryan returns for the second consecutive year as the play-by-play voice of the Men’s Lacrosse Championships on the Dial Global / NCAA Radio Network.
Steve Panarelli, a former All-American at Syracuse and 2004 national champion, joins the Dial Global / NCAA Radio Network as our analyst for this year’s lacrosse coverage.
Jason Horowitz will serve as the pregame and intermission host, a role he also has served for NCAA Radio Network’s coverage of the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, and the satellite/online/mobile portion of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.