Irish Earn No. 7 Seed In NCAA Tournament

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Notre Dame Athletics | May 8, 2018

The University of Notre Dame men's lacrosse team earned the No. 7 national seed and will host Denver in the first round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship on Sunday, May 13.

The game is scheduled for 2:15 p.m. ET at Arlotta Stadium and it will be telecast live on ESPNU.

Notre Dame (9-5) won the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship crown by defeating then-No. 1 Duke 14-11 in the semifinal before downing then-No. 11 Virginia 17-7 in the title game. Denver went 12-3 in the regular season and fell to Georgetown in the Big East title game.

The Irish and Pioneers met earlier this season, with Notre Dame claiming an 11-9 victory at Arlotta Stadium on March 10.

The winner of Notre Dame's first-round contest against Denver will take on the winner of the first-round tilt between No. 2 seed Albany and Richmond in the quarterfinals May 19 in Hempstead, New York.

Notre Dame In The NCAA Championship
Notre Dame owns a 19-22 record in 22 previous trips to the NCAA Championship. 
The 2018 season marks Notre Dame's 13th straight appearance in the NCAA Championship.
The Irish and Maryland are the only two programs to earn an NCAA berth each of the last 13 seasons.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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