Embrace The Journey: Battle of Women's Lacrosse Powers to Square Off in Front of National Audience

Embrace The Journey: Battle of Women's Lacrosse Powers to Square Off in Front of National Audience



MANSFIELD, Mass. — The Northeast-10 Conference women's lacrosse showdown between Le Moyne and Adelphi scheduled for Wednesday, April 25 has been selected to be a part of the NCAA Division II Showcase of four spring sports that will be streamed live during the 2018 spring season on ESPN3. The game is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. and will be played at Adelphi's Motamed Field.

The defending national champions from Adelphi are currently ranked second, while Le Moyne is currently fourth nationally. Le Moyne remains undefeated (10-0), while Adelphi's only loss is at the hands of top-ranked Florida Southern.

The showcase unveiled recently will initially feature a men's and a women's lacrosse game, as well as a baseball and a softball doubleheader. The complete schedule of games is below.

"Division II's continued collaboration with ESPN provides an exciting opportunity to share the accomplishments of our student-athletes with a broad national audience," said Terri Steeb Gronau, vice president of Division II. 

ESPN3 is ESPN's live multiscreen sports network, a destination that delivers thousands of exclusive sports events annually. It is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and streaming devices through the ESPN App. The network currently is available nationwide at no additional cost to fans who receive their high-speed internet connection or video subscription from an affiliated service provider. It is also available at no cost to U.S. college students and U.S.-based military personnel via computers, smartphones and tablets connected to on-campus educational and on-base military broadband and Wi-Fi networks.

NCAA Division II Spring Showcase 
April 14, men's lacrosse – Lynn at No. 6 Saint Leo
April 25, women's lacrosse – No. 4 Le Moyne at No. 2 Adelphi
May 4, baseball – Arkansas-Fort Smith at Lubbock Christian (DH)
May 5, softball – Academy of Art at No. 5 Dixie State (DH)

The NE10 is an association of 15 diverse institutions serving student-athletes across 24 NCAA Division II sports. Together we build brilliant futures by embracing the journey of every student-athlete.

Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the NE10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.