NEC Women's Lacrosse Tournament Set for This Weekend

NEC Women's Lacrosse Tournament Set for This Weekend

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FAIRFIELD, CT (April 24, 2012) - Sacred Heart University is set to play host to the 2012 Northeast Conference Women's Lacrosse Tournament on Friday, April 27th and Sunday, April 29th on Campus Field.  The Pioneers are the #1 seed for the third time in program history as they look to win their fourth NEC title in the last five years.

The tournament kicks-off on Friday afternoon as the #1 seeded Pioneers take on #4 seed Mount St. Mary's at 1:00 pm.  Game two will feature the #2 seed Quinnipiac Bobcats and the #3 seed Monmouth Hawks at approximately 3:30 pm.  The two winner will meet on Sunday for the NEC Championship at 1:00 pm

Tickets will be available the day of the event at the host site. Tickets are $8 for adults, $4 for those under 18/senior citizens and free for children 10 years old and younger. All NEC students with an institutional I.D. will be admitted free.

All three games in the tournament will be streamed live on NortheastConference.TV.  Fans can also follow the coverage on Twitter with live updates and sending in their own tweets @NECWlax.

The event kicks off on Thursday night with the announcement of the All-NEC teams along with the Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Goalie of the Year, Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year awards.