Sacred Heart Set to Host 2009 NEC Women's Lacrosse Tournament

Sacred Heart Set to Host 2009 NEC Women's Lacrosse Tournament

April 20, 2009

Sacred Heart University will host the 2009 Northeast Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Friday, April 24th and Sunday, April 26th. The Pioneers will serve as the host and #1 seed for this year's tournament. SHU and Quinnipiac each tied for the NEC Regular Season title with 7-1 conference marks.

The tournament semifinals will get underway on Friday afternoon at 12:00 pm with the defending champion and host Pioneers taking on the #4 seed Monmouth Hawks. The #2 seeded QU Bobcats will take on the #3 seed Mount St. Mary's at 2:30 pm. The two winners will move on to Sunday's Championship Game on Campus Field at 1:00 pm.

All three games will be video streamed live and feature live stats through the Gametracker feature. Fans can follow the action by using the LIVE links on the Women's Lacrosse Tournament page at

Tickets for this weekend's tournament are $8 for adults and $4 for youth under the age of 17, senior citizens over the age of 65 and students from the participating institutions with a valid college ID. Sacred Heart students, faculty and staff will receive a free ticket with a valid ID. Tickets can be picked up on the day of the game in the Pitt Center lobby entrance. For all three games this weekend, the Pitt Center Tunnel Lobby will serve as the entrance to Campus Field. For more ticket information, call 203-396-TIXX.

For directions to the William H. Pitt Center and Campus Field, click here.