Pairings are set for the NCAA quarterfinals at Hofstra Saturday

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May 12, 2014, Hempstead, NY (ISN) – The pairings are set for this Saturday’s NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Division I Championship Quarterfinal at James M. Shuart Stadium.

The first game will feature the seventh-seed Terrapins of Maryland and the Bulldogs of Bryant at noon while the second game has the sixth-seed Fighting Irish of Notre Dame squaring off against the Great Danes of Albany at 2:30.

The Terps (12-3), who ended the regular season ranked sixth in the USILA Coaches Poll, are coming off of an 8-7 win over Cornell on Saturday. Bryant (16-4), ranked 19th in the USILA Coaches Poll, heads to Hempstead after upsetting second-seed Syracuse, 10-9 Sunday night.  

Albany (12-5), another unseeded team, finished 15th in the coaches poll. The Great Danes knocked off the third-seed Loyola Greyhounds, 13-6. Loyola was the top-ranked team in the USILA Coaches Poll. Sixth-seed Notre Dame (10-5), which captured the ACC Championship and finished the regular season ranked fifth, posted a 13-5 victory over Harvard on Saturday. 

Tickets can be purchased by calling the Hofstra Athletics Ticket Office at (516) HOF-TIXX (463-8499) or online: NCAA Quarterfinals Tickets. Pricing for general admission seating is $22 for adults, $15 for youths/seniors.  Parking passes are on sale for $15 (one per every four tickets ordered).  Special group pricing is also available for groups of 20 or more.

Hofstra encourages fans to come to campus early and enjoy the Quarterfinals by tailgating with family, friends, or clients. Tailgating space is available just outside of Shuart Stadium on the practice fields. Hospitality packages are available including tents and catered food. Please review the form below for pricing options. 

View information on the 2014 Quarterfinals Hospitality Village

For more information on the NCAA Quarterfinals at Hofstra, visit the information page at: GoHofstra.com/NCAAQuarterfinals

The other two quarterfinal games will be played on Sunday , May 18, at Delaware Stadium in Newark, Delaware and features defending national champions and top-seed Duke Blue Devils (14-3) against the Blue Jays of Johns Hopkins (11-4) at Noon and the fifth-seed Denver Pioneers (15-2) taking on Colonial Athletic Association champions, the Drexel Dragons (13-4) at 2:30.

The four winners will advance to the NCAA Championships May 24-26 at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore.

For more information on the NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship, log on to NCAA.com.

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