The brackets for the men’s and women’s NCAA lacrosse tournaments were announced Sunday evening, and both Virginia squads received national seeds and will host first round games.
On the men’s side, the Cavaliers are the No. 3 seed and will host Robert Morris, the NEC champions. The game will be Saturday, May 11 at Klöckner, and it will be broadcast on ESPNU.
No. 3 national seed UVA will host @RMUMLacrosse in the NCAA First Round. We will play on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 PM at Klöckner Stadium. The game will be broadcast live on @ESPNU. Here is the look to our side of the bracket's path to Philadelphia. #GoHoos pic.twitter.com/MyaaVDJq54— Virginia Men's Lacrosse (@UVAMensLax) May 6, 2019
Virginia won both the regular season and ACC tournament titles, capping off their tournament run with a dominant 10-4 win over Notre Dame on Saturday. The Hoos enter the NCAA tournament with a 13-3 record and are one of four ACC squads that made the tournament. Duke is the No. 2 seed, with Notre Dame earning the No. 7 seed, and Syracuse traveling to No. 8 seed Loyola.
Here’s the full bracket:
The Virginia women’s team earned the No. 6 seed, and will play the winner of Navy and High Point. The Midshipmen and Panthers will play Friday, May 10, and the Cavaliers kick off their game at noon on Sunday, May 12.
Virginia enters the tournament with a 12-6 record and got the benefit of its nation’s best strength of schedule. If they advance, they’ll face the winner of North Carolina and Florida/Johns Hopkins.
Here is the full bracket: