WPLL Announces 2019 Playoff Schedule and Championship Game Presented in Partnership with espnW
Games set to air on ESPN3 and ESPNU
SPARKS, MD (July 24, 2019) The road to the 2019 Women’s Professional Lacrosse League Championship (WPLL), in partnership with espnW, starts this Friday at Yale’s Reese Stadium, with the top four teams in the league playing for a chance to take part in the Championship game on Sunday. No. 1 seed Fight will face No. 4 seed Command at 4:30p.m ET at Yale’s Reese Stadium, while the Brave will take on the Pride at 8 p.m., both available on ESPN3. Winners will advance to play in the 2019 WPLL Championship, presented in partnership with espnW, Sunday, July 28, at US Lacrosse Headquarters in Sparks, MD at 2 p.m. on ESPNU.
“We are excited for the playoffs to begin this weekend, and we’re thrilled about the opportunity to partner with espnW throughout the entire season,” explained WPLL Senior Vice President Rachael DeCecco. “Our goal as a league is to continue to grow and engage the next generation of female athletes, aligning the WPLL with espnW’s core mission. We look forward to having espnW join us at the 2019
Championship game, and are grateful for their continued inspiration and support of our players and fans.”
The 2019 WPLL Playoffs would not be possible without the WPLL’s dedicated group of sponsors, including Adidas, Brine/New Balance, Cascade, Gatorade, Gladiator, Kelly Insurance, lax.com, League Apps, Legend Caps, NCSA, Payball, Scout Bags, String King, and STX.
About the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League
Founded in 2017 by 4x All-American, and two-time World Champion Michele DeJuliis, the WPLL is a professional league made up of 125 of the top post-collegiate female lacrosse players in the world and a
youth development league connecting with the top high school players in the country. For both our professional and our youth players, the WPLL prioritizes character development as a means to excel in life on and off the field. The WPLL uses lacrosse as a vehicle to provide girls with skills that allow them to not only become better athletes, but also grow into confident and brave women. Thanks to a new deal with ESPN, in 2019 fans can tune in to all regular season WPLL games on ESPN3 and the championship on ESPNU. For more information, visit prowomenslax.com, and follow on social media:
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