Roanoke Enters Tourney as #1 Seed

Lynchburg Gains Second Spot on Last Day

SALEM, Va. --- Roanoke College enters the 2009 ODAC Men's Lacrosse Tournament as the top seed following a perfect 16-0 record through the regular season, including a 6-0 showing in conference play.  Along with Lynchburg College, the Maroons earn one of two first round byes as this season's tournament has been expanded to include six teams.

Lynchburg, ranked 18th in the nation, played its way into the second seed on the final day of regular season competition with a 10-7 road victory at Washington and Lee University.  Rated seventh in the country, the Generals will host one of two quarterfinal games on Saturday, April 25, as the third seed.

Hampden-Sydney College maintains the #4 seed while Randolph-Macon College and Guilford College round out the field.  The Yellow Jackets travel to H-SC and the Quakers to W&L for their quarterfinal matchups.

For more information, visit any of the participating schools' websites.  You can also visit the ODAC on the Internet at and access the ODAC Championship Central website (click here) to not only keep tabs on men's lacrosse, but the rest of the conference's spring tournaments.

2009 ODAC Men's Lacrosse Tournament Schedule
Saturday, April 25 - Quarterfinals
#6 Guilford at #3 Washington and Lee - TBA
#5 Randolph-Macon at #4 Hampden-Sydney - TBA

Wednesday, April 29 - Semifinals
Winner 4v5 at #1 Roanoke - TBA
Winner 3v6 at #2 Lynchburg - TBA

Sunday, May 3 - Championship - Highest Seed
Semifinal Winners - 1:00pm