ESPN's 2013 college lacrosse schedule features an increase in games, plus the debut of the ESPNU Wednesday Men's Lacrosse Game of the Week showcasing nationally-ranked teams and high-quality games.
This year's coverage includes 53 total games – 44 regular season, 46 men's and seven women's – including the crowning of the ACC, Big East, America East and Ivy League tournament champions. All ESPNU programming will be available on computers at WatchESPN.com and on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.
Play commences on Friday, February 8th with Siena facing No. 6 Johns Hopkins at 5:00 p.m. on ESPNU.
You can view the schedule on the TV Listings page. This link can also be found in a box on the right side of the home page.
• ESPNU will be the home to 38 games – 33 regular season, 36 men's and two women's match-ups
• The Wednesday Men's Game of the Week on ESPNU opens March 6th and runs through April 10th, including a top-10 match-up between ACC rivals No. 4 Duke at No. 5 North Carolina on March 13th, at 7:30 p.m.
• ESPNU will air all three games of the ACC Men's Lacrosse Championship from Chapel Hill, N.C., on Friday, April 26th and Sunday, April 28th, while the 24-hour sports network will carry a Big East men's semifinal and the title game, along with America East and Ivy League men's title games
• ESPN3 will have a minimum of 15 games – 10 men's and five women's, plus a live airing of a Big East Men's Championship semifinal game on Thursday, May 2
• A rematch of the 2012 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship semifinal featuring currently-ranked No. 2 Maryland at No. 4 Duke on Saturday, March 2nd at 11:00 a.m. on ESPNU
• An additional top-five men's game include No. 5 North Carolina at No. 2 Maryland on Saturday, March 23rd, at noon (ESPN3)
• The women's schedule includes at least one appearance from these five teams : No. 3 Northwestern, No. 6 Duke, No. 9 Penn State, No. 13 Georgetown and No. 16 Johns Hopkins
• The entire ACC Women's Lacrosse Championship, also from Chapel Hill, N.C., will be on ESPN3 on Friday, April 26th and Sunday, April 28th