Simmons Lacrosse will open the 2011 GNAC Tournament when they host a quarterfinal matchup against Mount Ida on Wednesday, April 27 at 7:00pm after a competitive 2011 women's lacrosse season.
The reigning 2010 GNAC tournament champions, Norwich University (8-0, 8-2) clinched first place in the conference. Lasell College earned a second place finish with their only loss of the GNAC season coming to the Cadets (7-1, 10-5). Emerson (6-2, 6-8) earned a third place finish and Simmons (5-3, 7-4) took fourth place. Rounding out the final two playoff spots are #5 Mount Ida and #6 Rivier College.
The GNAC tournament will be a six-team tournament bracket with the Quarter Finals beginning Wednesday April 27 at #3 Emerson and #4 Simmons. The Semi-Finals will occur on Friday, April 29th at the #1 Norwich and #2 Lasell. The Championship game will be Sunday, May 1 at the highest remaining seed.
Rankings and Schedule:
#1 Norwich 8-0
#2 Lasell 7-1
#3 Emerson 6-2
#4 Simmons 5-3
#5 Mount Ida 4-4
#6 Rivier 3-5
Wednesday, April 27th: QUARTER FINALS
Game 1: #5 Mount Ida College @ #4 Simmons College- 7:00pm
Game 2: #6 Rivier College @ #3 Emerson College- 6:30pm Friday, April 29th: SEMI-FINALS
Game 3: Winner of Game 1 @ #1 Norwich- 4:00pm
Game 4: Winner of Game 2 @ #2 Lasell- 3:30pm
Sunday, May 1st: CHAMPIONSHIP
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 4 @ highest remaining seed