NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Brackets Unveiled; Hornets to Receive Bye and Second-Round Home Game

For immediate release – 5/6/2012 - #395
NCAA Men's Lacrosse Brackets Unveiled; Hornets to Receive Bye
LC to Host Second Round Game on Shellenberger Field

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – The 2012 NCAA Division III men's lacrosse championship tournament brackets were released Sunday evening, with Lynchburg College receiving a bye into the second round.

The tournament's first round begins Wednesday, May 9 featuring 24 of the 28 teams with just four teams earning byes: Cortland State, Tufts University, Salisbury University and LC. The Hornets will host the winner of a first round match-up between Denison University and Adrian College this weekend on a day and time to be announced later in the week. The victor advances into the national quarterfinals and will be one of just eight teams remaining.

Lynchburg enters the tournament having won 16 straight games, including a 10-4 victory over Washington & Lee University Sunday afternoon in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference title game. The Hornets have reached the NCAA Tournament six times, the last in 2008.

The NCAA Title Game is scheduled for Sunday, May 27 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA.

For more details, including the complete bracket, please visit: http://www.ncaa.com/sports/lacrosse-men/d3