Diplomats Set to Host NCAA Regional Action

Diplomats Set to Host NCAA Regional Action

NCAA Bracket | Digital Game ProgramDiplomats in the Postseason

Saturday, May 16 – NCAA Round of 16 | Lancaster, Pa. | Tylus Field
Game 1: No. 3 Franklin & Marshall vs. No. 9 Tufts | 12:00 p.m.
Game 2: No. 17 Fredonia vs. No. 10 Washington & Lee | 3:00 p.m.
Live Video (HD) | Live Stats

Sunday, May 17 – NCAA Round of 8 | Lancaster, Pa. | Tylus Field
Winner of game 1 vs. Winner of game 2 | 2:30
Live Video (HD) | Live Stats


Regional Round Information

Tickets: $6 for adults and $3 for students from participating schools with school ID's, senior citizens and children.

Children under the age of two are free.

Please note, pets are not permitted at Tylus Field during NCAA play.

Per NCAA Policy, the home team will sit on the right of the scorer's table toward the scoreboard end at Tylus Field.

F&M vs. the field

No. 9 Tufts | Website
Series Record: F&M leads 1-0
Last F&M Victory: 12-7, May 10, 2009 | Recap

No. 17 Fredonia | Website
Series Record: First Meeting

No. 10 Washington & Lee | Website
Series Record: F&M leads 13-3
Last F&M Victory: 17-7, Feb. 29, 2015 | Recap
Last W&L Victory: 9-8, Mar. 5, 2005


All-Region: Six members of the Franklin & Marshall women's lacrosse team were named to the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association (IWCLA) All-Metro Region Team announced Monday. Samantha Blicht, Vanessa Budd and Grace Saliba were named to the first team while Sarah Bozzo, Megan Kelly and Paige Moriarty landed on the second team.

F&M's Road: The Diplomats finished the regular season with a 17-2 mark and were selected as one of four regional hosts in the tournament, which gave F&M home-field advantage until the Final Four. The Diplomats earned the right to host by winning the Centennial Conference (CC) Championship with an 8-6 victory over fourth-ranked Gettysburg. F&M is participating in its 17th NCAA Tournament, and ninth in the last 10 years. The Diplomats are 24-13 in NCAA playoff games and 14-1 at home in NCAA games since the start of the 2006 tournament. F&M defeated Rhodes 21-3 in second round action last weekend.

Tufts' Road: Tufts received an at-large and appears in the NCAA Tournament for just the third time. The Jumbos finished the regular season with an 11-6 overall record. After a strong fifth-place finish in the NESCAC with a 6-4 mark during the regular season, they advanced to the conference championship semifinals. They were eliminated in an 8-7 overtime loss to Trinity. The Jumbos defeated Messiah 14-7 in second round action to advance to the regional round.

Fredonia's Road: The Blue Devils received an at-large bid after finishing second in the SUNYAC. Fredonia is making its third appearance in the dance and finished the regular season with a 15-2 mark. The Blue Devils defeated Denison 10-5 in second round action to advance to the regional weekend.

W&L's Road: W&L is making its 15th trip to the NCAA Tournament after earning the ODAC's automatic-bid. The Generals finished the regular season with a 15-2 record and won their 16th ODAC Title with an 8-7 victory over Randolph-Macon. W&L advanced to this weekend with an 18-4 victory over Sewanee last weekend.