Women's Lacrosse Set for Sunday's A-10 Final Battle With Richmond
May 5, 2007
PHILADELPHIA, PA - The No. 2 seed George Washington women's lacrosse team takes on top-seeded Richmond in the Atlantic 10 Conference Championship Final at Temple's Geasey Field on Sunday at 3:00 pm. The title game will be televised on CSTV for the first time in league history.
GW extended its winning streak to four games by downing third-seeded St. Bonaventure 15-9 in Friday's second semifinal. Rookie Taylor Donohue set career-highs with six points and five goals as the Colonials erased an early three-goal deficit with eight unanswered goals between the first and second halves.
Richmond easily dispatched of the host Temple Owls 13-6 in the first semifinal game on Friday. The Spiders have won five consecutive games and two straight A-10 Championships.
Sunday's finale will pit head coaches who have a long history together in GW's Chrissy Lombard-Adair and Richmond's Sue Murphy. Lombard played for Murphy for four seasons at Boston University, earning America East Player of the Year from 1999-2001 and guiding the Terriers to their first-ever NCAA Tournament appearance in 2000.
CSTV is available on Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, Charter, Adelphia and Insight cable systems, among others, and is also available on DirecTV (channel 610) and DISH Network (Channel 152).
Tickets are $5.00 for adults and $3.00 for children and students and will be sold at the entrance to Geasey Field.
For $9.95, fans can watch the action on their computer via CSTV All-Access, just click on the A-10 Women's Lacrosse Championship banners on the GWsports.com home page to register. Fans also can follow live, up-to-the-minute stats by clicking on the GameTracker links at www.GWsports.com.
The winner of Sunday's Championship game will receive an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA field will be announced on Monday, May 7 at 8:00 pm EST at www.NCAAsports.com. The tournament begins on Sunday, May 13, at a series of selected campus sites.