Tars Earn No. 2 Seed; Face No. 3 Seeded Tampa, Thursday
WINTER PARK, Fla. (April 21, 2019) – With a regular season record of 14-1 and 5-1 in Sunshine State Conference action, the Rollins women's lacrosse team enters the Sunshine State Conference Tournament as the No. 2 seed.
The Tars will take on No. 3 seed Tampa on Thursday, April 25, in the SSC Tournament Semifinals. The Tars and Spartans will square off in a 7:30 p.m. contest, hosted by Rollins at Cahall-Sandspur Field. The top-seeded Florida Southern Moccasins will host the fourth-seeded Florida Tech Panthers at 7:00 p.m. in Lakeland on Thursday evening in the second Semifinal match-up. The Championship game will be held at the highest remaining seed on Sunday, April 28.
Florida Southern College, Rollins College, and the University of Tampa all finished with a 5-1 league record and a share of this year's regular season championship. It marks the first time in SSC history where two or more lacrosse programs claimed a conference title in the same year. FSC was the outright winner of the first four SSC regular season championships (2015-18).
Tiebreakers were utilized to seed this year's tournament following three-way ties for first place and fourth place in the conference standings. Florida Southern draws the top seed in the tournament and will host Florida Tech, which came out ahead in the tiebreakers for the No. 4 seed. Rollins edged Tampa in a tiebreaker, giving the Tars a home field advantage in round one.
Thursday, April 25th - Semifinals
No. 4 Florida Tech vs No. 1 Florida Southern | 7:00 PM
No. 3 Tampa vs. No. 2 Rollins – 7:30 PM
Sunday, April 28th - Championship
TBD vs. TBD
For more information on the tournament and to visit the conference site, visit the 2019 SSC Women's Lacrosse Tournament Homepage.
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