The William Smith College lacrosse team earned its 16th berth into the NCAA Tournament May 2 after winning the Upstate Collegiate Athletic Championship. The Herons will travel to Middlebury, Vt., where they will play Wheaton (Mass.) College on May 8. The game time is set for 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $3 for general admission and $2 for children 12 and under and students with proper ID. For those who can’t make it all the way up to Middlebury, listen to the action live on WEOS-FM radio (89.7/90.3).
Under the leadership of longtime Head Coach Pat Genovese, eighth ranked William Smith (16-1) is looking to advance to the NCAA Semifinals for the second consecutive season and 12th time in the program’s history. The Herons have appeared in the national championship game five times. The lone coach in Division III and only second in all of women’s lacrosse to reach the 300-win plateau, Genovese sports a 311-104-1 career record.
The winner of the game will advance to the NCAA Quarterfinal game on May 9.