The 2018 NCAA Tournament fields for both men’s and women’s lacrosse have been revealed. The University of Virginia has earned at-large bids in both events.
The Virginia men’s team (12-5) travels to No. 6 seed Loyola Maryland (12-3) on Saturday, May 12. Game time is 7:15 p.m. EST and ESPNU will carry it live. The Hoos defeated the Greyhounds at home in overtime, 13-12, in the regular season opener for both schools back on February 10.
Virginia boasts a 6-1 record in road and neutral-site games heading into the NCAA tournament. The Hoos compiled a 3-5 record against teams in this year’s tourney field.
Click here to view the full 2018 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship tournament bracket. Also check out UVA head coach Lars Tiffany’s reaction on the NCAA Selection Show below.
— Virginia Men's Lacrosse (@UVAMensLax) May 7, 2018
The Cavalier women earned their 23rd straight NCAA Championship invite despite finishing the 2018 regular season with a 9-8 record and losing in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament. They’ll take on Pac-12 champion Stanford, which boasts a 15-4 mark heading into NCAA tournament, in first round play on May 11 at 6 p.m. EST in Harrisonburg (VA). The winner gets No. 3 seed James Madison on May 13.
The 2018 campaign has been a tale of two seasons for Virginia women’s lacrosse, which won seven of its first nine games before losing seven of its final nine. The Cavaliers own a 3-8 record against teams in the NCAA tournament field.
Click here to view the complete 2018 NCAA Women’s Lacrosse Championship tourney bracket.