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Game times for lacrosse quarterfinals set

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With the NCAA lacrosse quarterfinals set after a mostly chalky weekend, the game times for doubleheaders at Hofstra and Foxborough are finalized as well.

SATURDAY, Hofstra

(2) Cornell vs. (7) Virginia, noon
(3) Johns Hopkins vs. (6) Denver, 2:30

SUNDAY, Foxborough

(1) Syracuse vs. Maryland, noon
(4) Notre Dame vs. Duke, 2:30

A few notes …

* Five of last year’s quarterfinalists have reached that stage again.

* Syracuse and Johns Hopkins last made the quarterfinals in 2009.

* Denver is in the quarterfinals for the first time.

* The coaches who have won the last 15 national titles (and 17 of the last 19) are accounted for in the quarterfinals.

* More of a career postseason breakdown of the eight remaining coaches in the field:

Coach, School
W-L (Pct.)
NCAAs  
Titles  
R-U  
FFs  
Dom Starsia, UVa 
32-19 (.627)  
233212
Bill Tierney, DU
31-13 (.705)
206210
John Desko, SU
28-6 (.824)
12529
Dave Pietramala, JHU   
20-9 (.690)
12226
John Danowski, DU
16-11 (.593)
13114
Kevin Corrigan, ND
9-15 (.375)
16012
Ben DeLuca, CU
1-0 (1.000)
1000
John Tillman, Md.
1-0 (1.000)
1000

The Denver-Hopkins quarterfinal will feature a tournament-record 51 postseason victories between the two coaches entering the game. The previous highs were 48 in the 2008 Virginia-Syracuse semifinal (Starsia 27, Desko 21) and 47 in the 1998 Syracuse-Princeton semifinal (Roy Simmons Jr. 31, Tierney 16).

Patrick Stevens

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