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NCAA Division I quarterfinals at PPL Park this weekend: The matchups, ticket info, autographs sessions, youth clinics

Tuesday, 15th May 2012

Categories Boy's/Men's, College  
 

Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/15/12
From Press Release

The match-ups are set for the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Quarterfinals hosted by Drexel University on Sunday at PPL Park. Virginia, Notre Dame, Colgate and Duke will be playing for the right to go to Foxboro, Massachusetts and compete in the NCAA Lacrosse Final Four on Memorial Day weekend.

Virginia, the defending national champions, will play at noon on Sunday against Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish defeated Yale to advance, while Virginia edged Princeton in the opening round. In the second game of the day at 2:30 p.m., Colgate will face Duke. The Red Raiders came from behind and stunned undefeated UMass in the opening round, while the Blue Devils defeated Syracuse.

Fans purchasing tickets will also be allowed entry on Saturday for each team’s practice and autograph sessions. The teams will practice between 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. and be available for autographs for 20 minutes following its practice (NCAA posters will be provided for those attending the autograph session). Virginia begins practice at 10 a.m., followed by Colgate at 11:25 a.m., Notre Dame at 12:50 p.m. and Duke at 2:15 p.m. Entry for the team practices and autograph sessions will be through the PPL Gate. Access to the team practices and autograph sessions requires that you show your ticket for the Quarterfinals on Sunday, May 20.

The PPL Box Office will be open for those needing to purchase and pick up their tickets at will call.

Saturday’s festivities will also include a free youth clinic powered by Lacrosse Evolution for kids under 15. The clinic, which will have two sessions, will include Lacrosse Evolution staff, fastest shot and other contests with prizes. Each participant will receive a lacrosse ball that can be used at the autograph session. The first session will run from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and the second from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. There is limited space (100 players per session) so all players must pre-register. No walk up will be permitted.

To pre-register for the youth clinic powered by Lacrosse Evolution, go visit the following links (please register for one session only):
Clinic 1 http://www.laxevo.com/event.php?eventselected=483
Clinic 2 http://www.laxevo.com/event.php?eventselected=484

On Sunday, the parking lots will open at 7 a.m. The Toyota Plaza’s gates open at 9:30 a.m. and suite and club ticket holders can enter PPL at 10:30 a.m. General seating gates for both games open at 11 a.m.

Tickets for the NCAA Quarterfinals are still available. Reserved and club seats are SOLD OUT! General admission tickets are still available for $22. Tickets are available at www.comcasttix.com, or by calling 1-800-298-4200. For additional information please go to www.drexeldragons.com.

Group general admission tickets are available at a discounted rate of $18 each for groups of 20 or more. To order group tickets, please contact Molly Rallo at 215-895-6375. In addition, there are suites and hospitality decks available for the upcoming NCAA Quarterfinals. Please contact Kevin Levy at klevy@philadelphiaunion.com for suite or deck information.Description: http://www.drexeldragons.com/return/41_1066.aspx


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