Sept. 20, 2007
EVANSTON, Ill. -- The three-time national champion Wildcat lacrosse team today announced its 2007 fall schedule, highlighted by the 2007 Princeton Tournament featuring some of the nation's elite programs.
The season begins with the annual alumni game on Friday, Sept. 28 at the FieldTurf practice facility adjacent to Ryan Field. A home date with Louisville, who begins varsity competition for the first time in 2008, will take place at 4 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12 at the new Lakeside Field.
The Wildcats then hit the road for the remainder of the schedule, beginning Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Notre Dame before heading to Princeton, N.J. on Oct. 20 for the 2007 Princeton Tournament. The tournament features five NCAA Tournament teams from last season in Northwestern, North Carolina, Syracuse, Penn and Princeton. The Wildcats will face all four teams once during the day, with games running 35 minutes each with no timeouts.
The season wraps up the following day in a re-match of last year's NCAA title game with Virginia. The game will be played at St. Paul's School for Girls in Baltimore.
Sept. 28 - Alumni Game 7 p.m. (Football FieldTurf field)
Oct. 12 - vs. Louisville, 4 p.m.
Oct. 17 - at Notre Dame, 7 p.m.
Oct. 20 - at Princeton Tournament (details below)
Oct. 21 - at Virginia @ St Paul's School for Girls, Baltimore, Md., 1 p.m.
2007 Princeton Fall Tournament Schedule, Hosted by Princeton University
9:30-10:05 Princeton vs. UNC
10:20-10:55 Northwestern vs. Penn
11:10-11:45 UNC vs. Syracuse
11:50-12:25 Princeton vs. Northwestern
12:30-1:05 Syracuse vs. Penn
1:10-1:45 Penn vs. UNC
1:50-2:25 Syracuse vs. Northwestern
2:30-3:05 Princeton vs. Penn
3:10-3:45 UNC vs. Northwestern
3:50-4:25 Princeton vs. Syracuse
Princeton Tournament Information:This year's tournament will take place in Class of 1952 Stadium an Astroturf surface.
Games are 35 minutes long, running clock. No halftime, no timeouts.
There is plenty of space in the parking lot and within the stadium for a tailgate lunch during the day. Post-event tailgates are only permissible outside the stadium gates.