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Posted by Rachel Margolis on May 20, 2013

2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship Set to be Shown on ESPN3 and ESPNU

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The NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual field has been whittled down from the original 26 teams with the top four seeds advancing to the semifinals, which will be shown on ESPN3 on Friday, May 24, from Villanova Stadium in Villanova, Pa. Winner of the last seven-of-eight national titles, including the last two, No. 2 seed Northwestern will face No. 3 North Carolina at 5 p.m. ET, followed by top-seeded Maryland taking on No. 4 seed Syracuse at 7:30 p.m.

The National Championship game will air Sunday, May 26, at 8 p.m. on ESPNU and WatchESPN. SportsCenterU on ESPNU will have coverage of the postgame celebration, trophy presentation and net cutting.

Joe Beninati will have the call of the games, along with analyst Courtney Martinez-Connor and reporter John Brickley. An All-American at Maryland, Martinez-Connor won the national title with the Terrapins in 1998, ‘99, 2000 and ’01.

espnW writer Jane McManus will have all the weekend’s coverage from the campus of Villanova, including game previews and columns.

ESPN’s Coverage of the 2013 NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse Championship Presented by Northwestern Mutual (Subject to change)

Date Time (ET) Game/Commentators Network
Fri, May 24 5 p.m. Semifinal: Game #1 (Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pa.) – No. 2 Northwestern vs. No. 3 North Carolina
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor & John Brickley
ESPN3
  7:30 p.m. Semifinal: Game #2 (Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pa.) – No. 1 Maryland vs. No. 4 Syracuse 
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor & John Brickley
ESPN3
Sun, May 26 8 p.m. National Championship (Villanova Stadium, Villanova, Pa.)
Joe Beninati, Courtney Martinez-Connor & John Brickley
ESPNU / WatchESPN

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