Make a Fast Break to the 2014 ACC Men's Lacrosse Championship
When the college lacrosse season starts up, the ACC
is one of the best conferences to look out for. You'll definitely want to check out the action at their championship.
Atlantic Coast Conference consists of lacrosse teams from Duke, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Syracuse and Notre Dame.
Featuring some of the best teams in the nation, the conference is the ideal place to witness the NCAA Championship live in
action, as long as you have tickets to the action.
Considered by many to be the premiere lacrosse conference
in college lacrosse, the ACC hosts an annual tournament to determine the champion of the league. The winner of the previous
year's ACC Championship receives an automatic bid for the Division I Men's Lacrosse, making the ACC one of the only conferences
that give out automatic bids. Of all the teams in the ACC, only four teams will eventually participate in the lacrosse tournament.
The ACC was founded in 1953 with only seven universities from Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina,
South Carolina, Virginia and West Virginia. The ACC continued to add other universities over time, with the University of
Notre Dame and Syracuse as some of the most recent and notable additions.
The ACC is considered the
best conference in college lacrosse. Not only does it feature past National Champion, Duke, but also the teams in the ACC
have combined to win an astonishing 23 National Championships. Even more impressive is that a team from the Atlantic Coast
Conference has played in the National Championship game 45 times in the 42-year history of the tournament. From 2011-2013,
the colleges in the ACC have combined for 69 of the 150 top 50 lacrosse recruits in the United States. No other conference
even comes close to that record. At the start of the 2014 lacrosse season, every team in the ACC received a top 10 ranking
from "Lacrosse Magazine." After the end of the 2013 season, 19 college players from the ACC were selected in the Major League
Although PPL Park was built to be the home of the Philadelphia Union, a Major League Soccer Club, the
stadium doubles as a home for the ACC Lacrosse Tournament. Built at a cost of $120 Million, PPL Park is designed to maximize
spectator experience with a full service restaurant and club, 30 luxury box suites and views of the Commodore Barry Bridge
and the Delaware River. PLL Park is scheduled to host the ACC Lacrosse Tournament until 2015.
Maryland, one of the regular
champions of ACC lacrosses, left the ACC in 2014 to join the Big 10 of Lacrosse.
the ACC love their respective schools and their dedication is apparent in their record attendance at games. In addition to
a screaming student section at every game, thousands of fans flock to the stadium to watch their favorite ACC lacrosse team
live in action. The 2014 ACC Men's Lacrosse Championship will be held on April 25 and 27 at PPL Park in Chester, PA. 2014
ACC Men's Lacrosse Championship tickets are still available and fans can expect riveting and exciting play between each team.