May 15, 2014

F&M Travels to Salisbury for NCAA Regional Round

NCAA Bracket | Regional Website 

Saturday, May 17 – NCAA Round of 16
No. 8 SUNY-Geneseo vs. No. 7 Franklin & Marshall | Salisbury, Md. | 2:30 p.m.
Series Record: First Meeting
Last F&M Victory: First Meeting
Last SG Victory: First Meeting

Live Video | Live Stats

Other regional game – Augustana at Salisbury, 11:30 a.m.

Sunday, May 18 – NCAA Round of Eight
Augustana/Salisbury winner vs. F&M/Geneseo winner | Salisbury, Md. | 1:00 p.m.

Live Video | Live Stats

Ticket Information

General Admission: $3
Seniors/Students: $2

Tickets will be available at the Sea Gull Stadium ticket booth, beginning one hour prior to the start of the first match of the day.

Series History: F&M will face Geneseo for the first time in program history. If the Diplomats advance, they will either take on Augustana for the first time or Salisbury. The Diplomats have a long history with the Sea Gulls, playing in 15 contests with Salisbury holding an 11-4 series advantage. 

All-Region: Five members of the Franklin & Marshall women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWLCA) All-Metro Region Team announced Monday. Caroline KrohnKelsey Hoffman and Sarah Bozzo earned a spot on the first team while Emily Everdell and Anastasia Mergner landed on the second team. 

F&M's Road: F&M received an at-large bid after dropping a 9-5 decision to Gettysburg in the Centennial Conference Championship game.  The Diplomats bounced back last week with a 17-11 over Catholic in the second round of the tournament. 

Geneseo's Road: Geneseo received an at-large bid after falling 14-3 to Cortland in the SUNY Championship Game. The Knights narrowly defeated Stevenson, 5-4, in second round action last Saturday.  

F&M in the Tourney: The Diplomats are making their 16th NCAA appearance, eighth in the last nine years, with a 22-12 record. F&M has made it to the final weekend four times and won two National Championships (2007, 2009). You can view F&M's complete postseason history by clicking here.

Geneseo in the Tourney: The Knights are making just the program's second trip to the NCAA Tournament. Geneseo made their first-ever appearance last year, defeating Susquehanna in the first round before falling to Bowdoin in the second round.