April 14, 2014
BALTIMORE - Tickets are on sale now for the 2014 Patriot League Men's Lacrosse Championship, set to be played April 25 and 27 at regular-season champion and top-ranked Loyola. Army earned one of two first-round byes to the Friday's semifinals, along with the Greyhounds. The winner of the 2014 Patriot League Championship will secure the conference's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Quarterfinal games involving Lehigh, Colgate, Bucknell and Navy will be played on Tuesday, April 22. Seeding for the final four teams will be solidified after this weekend's contests.
Loyola will play in Friday's first semifinal at 4:30 p.m. against Bucknell, Colgate or Navy. Army will be the higher seeded team in the second semifinal, starting at 7:30 p.m., and play Bucknell, Colgate or Lehigh. Winners of the two semifinals will meet on Sunday, April 27, in the title game at 1 p.m. at Ridley Athletic Complex.
Tickets for the Championships are now on sale with a $20 package for adults, which gives fans admission to all three games. Tickets for the individual days are also available. More information and links to purchase tickets are available at www.LoyolaGreyhounds.com/tickets.
Army (8-3, 6-1 Patriot League) has made the Patriot League Tournament in each of the last 10 years, marking the league's longest-running postseason streak. The Black Knights last captured the tournament title in 2010, which led to a second-round NCAA run for current head coach Joe Alberici's club.