Men’s Lacrosse: #4 UVA hosts Robert Morris on Saturday in the NCAA Tournament’s First Round

UVA men’s lacrosseFourth-seeded UVA (13-3) hosts the Robert Morris (9-7) Colonials on Saturday evening in the first round of the 2019 NCAA Tournament at Klöckner Stadium.

Faceoff is set for 7:30 p.m. UVA is ranked No. 4 in this week’s USILA coaches poll and No. 3 in the Inside Lacrosse/Maverick media poll. Robert Morris is receiving votes in both polls.

UVA, champions of the Atlantic Coast Conference, is the No. 3 national seed and earned an at-large bid. Robert Morris earned the AQ as champions of the Northeast Conference (NEC).

CLEAR BAG POLICY

There is a “Clear Bag” policy in place at Klöckner Stadium.

PARKING

Parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis at the University Hall and John Paul Jones Arena parking lots. Parking is also available at the Emmet/Ivy Garage. There will be heavy traffic in the area on Saturday as UVA hosts Louisville in baseball at 4 p.m. and the ACC Track & Field Championship all day. Fans for those two events, in addition to men’s lacrosse, will use all these available lots.

HOW TO FOLLOW

Live stats will be available at VirginiaSports.com. The game will be televised live on ESPNU. Mike Corey will call the play-by-play, while Matt Ward and Don Zimmerman will provide analysis. ESPN will also simulcast the broadcast on the WatchESPN app, or by logging onto ESPN3.com.There will be a live radio broadcast in the Charlottesville area on WINA 1070 AM and 98.9 FM. Luke Neer will provide the play-by-play and Doug Tarring will add analysis. The radio broadcast can also be heard on SiriusXM ACC Radio channel 371.


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