May 8, 2001
AMHERST, Mass. - The Amherst College athletic department has announced ticket prices and start times for this weekend's NCAA Division III Women's Lacrosse Regional Semifinals and Finals at Amherst, with a trip to next weekend's Final Four at Johns Hopkins University at stake.
Saturday afternoon's first semifinal, which features host Amherst College (14-2) and Wellesley College (14-3), champions of the New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC), a rematch of the Jeffs' 17-8 victory in Amherst on April 12, will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Amherst's Hitchcock Field.
The second game of Saturday's lacrosse doubleheader, which pits the St. Mary's College of Maryland Seahawks (11-3) against the Bombers of Ithaca College (14-3), is set for a 3:00 p.m. start.
Saturday's two semifinal winners will meet in Sunday's regional championship at 1:00 p.m. on Hitchcock Field, with the winner of Sunday's game earning a trip to the national semifinals in Baltimore.
Ticket prices will be the same for all three games, with general admission tickets selling for $3, and tickets for children and students with valid institutional IDs selling for $1. Tickets are only available at the gates.
Members of the working media who would like to obtain credentials should contact Kevin Graber, Amherst's Sports Information Director, at 413/542-2390, before Friday, May 11.
For Amherst, St. Mary's and Wellesley, this is the third trip to the NCAA Women's Lacrosse Tournament. Ithaca is making its fifth NCAA appearance.
Game Times, Ticket Prices Set for NCAA Regional
May 8, 2001