May 6, 2012

UPDATED: Panthers to face No. 4 Stevenson in first round of NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—After winning their first SCAC Championship last Sunday, the Birmingham-Southern men's lacrosse team will face No. 4 Stevenson University in the first round of the 2012 NCAA Championship this Wednesday, May 9, at 7 p.m. Eastern in Stevenson, Md.

BSC, a fourth-year program under the direction of Head Coach Andy Bonasera, enters the tournament with a 14-4 record, while the Mustangs of Stevenson stand at 15-4 after losing to No. 1 Salisbury, 11-10, in the Capital Athletic Conference championship game, April 28.

The Panthers defeated two-time defending SCAC champion Colorado College on April 29, 8-5. Freshman Erik Klein leads the team with 61 goals and is ranked fifth in the nation in goals per game with 3.39.

To view the selection show as well as the complete bracket, visit the championship page on ncaa.com by clicking here.

Live stats, video, and audio will all be available for the game at this link.