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Monday April 22, 2013Florida Lacrosse Earns No. 1 seed in ALC Tournament

Gainesville, Fla.

The University of Florida lacrosse team earned its second-straight No. 1 seed for the upcoming American Lacrosse Conference tournament, announced by the league on Monday. The tournament will be held on May 2-5 hosted by Johns Hopkins. 


The Gators earned a share of their third-straight regular season conference title with Northwestern and Penn State who also finished 4-1 in league action.  Florida wins the No. 1 seed via tiebreaker rules that favors the team with the least goals scored against them in conference play. Florida came in with 46, Northwestern with 49 and Penn State with 62.


UF (16-1, 4-1 ALC) will face the winner of the No. 4 seed vs. No. 5 seed game in the semifinals on May 3 at 4 p.m. Both seeds have yet to be determined as the winner of the Johns Hopkins vs. Ohio State game on Sunday, April 28 will decide who gets the higher seed.


ALC Tournament - May 2-5 - Baltimore, Md. Hosted by Johns Hopkins

Quarterfinals - Thursday, May 2

 Game 1 - #4 seed vs. #5 seed -

4 p.m.

Game 2 - #3 Penn State vs. #6 Vanderbilt –

 6:30 p.m.


Semifinals - Friday, May 3

Game 3 - #1 Florida vs. Winner of game #1 - 4 p.m.

Game 4 - #2 Northwestern vs. Winner of game #2 - 6:30 p.m.


Championship Sunday, May 5

Game 5 - Semifinal winners – 12:00 p.m.

Florida is 3-1 in tournament games as the No. 1 seed, as it captured the 2012 tournament title in Gainesville. 


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