May 5, 2009
Notre Dame, Ind. -
The Notre Dame men's and women's lacrosse teams will play host to a rare NCAA doubleheader at Alumni Field on Sunday, May 10th as both teams will play first round home games.
The Irish men's team, ranked second in the nation, will face 13th-ranked Maryland at 12:00 noon (ET). That game will be followed by the Notre Dame women's team, ranked sixth overall, squaring off against 11th-ranked Vanderbilt at 4:00 p.m (ET).
Fans will need to purchase separate tickets for each game and they are available at the Joyce Center Ticket Office, at und.com or at Alumni Field on Sunday. Fans are encouraged to buy tickets in advance to avoid potential long lines the day of the game.
Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for youth (18 and under) and senior citizens (55 and over), while children two years of age and under will not need a ticket.
The Alumni Field ticket office will be located off Courtney Lane across from the Courtney Tennis Center. This will serve as the main entrance to Alumni Field for both games.
The first 150 Notre Dame students for each game will gain free admission to the contest. Students must bring a valid Notre Dame ID to receive a free ticket.
For more ticket information, contact the Notre Dame ticket office at 574-631-7356.
The Notre Dame men's team is seeded seventh in the tournament and is 15-0 on the year and champions of the Great Western Lacrosse League. Maryland is unseeded and was 9-6 on the season in the Atlantic Coast Conference.
The Irish women are seeded sixth in the NCAA Tournament and were 15-4 on the season and captured their first BIG EAST Championship on April 26. Vanderbilt is 10-6 overall and is unseeded in the NCAA Tournament. The two teams met on April 15th in Nashville with the Irish dropping an 18-11 decision to the Commodores.