UMass Men’s Lacrosse Chosen For Two Lacrosse Sports Network Games of the Week

Home games against Fairfield on April 15 and Drexel on April 28 to be featured

RICHMOND, Va. – The Colonial Athletic Association has announced the 15 men’s and women’s lacrosse games that will appear on Lax Sports Network as part of the “CAA Game of the Week” broadcast package. Massachusetts will host two of the 10 men’s lacrosse Lax Sports Network “Game of the Week” contests against Fairfield on April 15 and Drexel on April 28. The semifinals of the CAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship will also be carried by LSN.

The first CAA Game of the Week will be on March 14 with two-timing defending CAA Champion Towson, ranked No. 12/12, hosting No. 17/RV Ohio State. The Tigers make another appearance on March 25 when they host No. 3/3 Denver and again on April 29 when they host Hofstra for the CAA regular season finale. Also highlighting the schedule is the Stony Brook-Hofstra game which will take place on March 25 in Hempstead, N.Y.

There will be two doubleheader days as well. On April 8, Delaware hosts Hofstra followed by Fairfield at Drexel. On April 28, the penultimate day of the regular season, UMass hosts Drexel and Fairfield hosts Delaware.

The five-game women’s slate begins on April 1 when James Madison, which is receiving votes in the national polls, hosts No. 19/19 Towson in a rematch of the 2016 CAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship final. The Tigers, the defending conference champions, appear once again on April 9 when they host Elon. James Madison makes its second appearance of the season on April 21 at Drexel. Elon’s game against Hofstra on April 23 is also a part of the schedule. Delaware versus William & Mary on April 14 rounds out the package.

In addition to the CAA Game of the Week telecasts, Lax Sports Network will produce live pre-game, halftime and post-game shows surrounding each contest. The network will be involved in promoting CAA lacrosse through its various social media platforms.

Lax Sports Network is a digital video network dedicated to amplifying the game of lacrosse. Since its launch January 5, 2016, LSN has produced over 2,000 hours of original content, including LIVE games and news & entertainment programming for the professional, collegiate and development experiences of the sport. Stay connected with the Lax Sports Network on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat and Periscope. LSN can be viewed on desktop, mobile, OTT (Roku, Chromecast, Amazon Fire) and Smart Televisions (Sony & Samsung).

CAA Men’s Lacrosse Games of the Week on Lax Sports Network

March 14              Ohio State at Towson     4:00 p.m.

March 21              Stony Brook at Hofstra   7:00 p.m.

March 25              Denver at Towson            12:00 p.m.

April 8                   Hofstra at Delaware         1:00 p.m.

April 8                   Fairfield at Drexel              4:00 p.m.

April 15                 Fairfield at UMass             1:00 p.m.

April 22                 Delaware at Drexel           3:00 p.m.

April 28                 Drexel at UMass                 5:00 p.m.

April 28                 Delaware at Fairfield        7:00 p.m.

April 29                 Hofstra at Towson            12:00 p.m.