Utah Lacrosse To Host Detroit Mercy For Senior Day Saturday
The University of Utah Lacrosse program is ready to host the Detroit Mercy Titans on Saturday, April 30 for its final regular season game. The game, which will start at 1 p.m. at Ute Field, will be Utah's senior day where the team will honor nine student-athletes for their contributions to the program.
SALT LAX CITY TICKETS
Tickets for Utah's final regular season home game can be purchased at www.UtahTickets.com for $10 each with tickets also being available at the Ute Field ticket office prior to each home game.
TAILGATE WITH THE UTES
Come and hang out with the Utes on Saturday for its Senior Day tailgate in the lot located directly above Ute Field between the Dumke Family Softball Stadium and the McCarthey Family Track & Field.
• The tailgate will begin at 11 a.m. with the Fan Plaza opening at 12 p.m.
• Food trucks and a kid zone will be on the Fan Plaza.
• Game day parking is free on the University of Utah campus with a parking map located here.
HOW TO WATCH
The game against the Titans will be streamed live on UtahUtes.com with live stats also provided by the Utes. Direct links to both video and live stats are available on the Utah Lacrosse schedule page on UtahUtes.com.
To get inside access to the Utah Lacrosse program including behind the scenes videos and photos, in-game updates, and much more, make sure to follow along on social media (Instagram: @UtahLacrosse | Twitter: @UtahLacrosse).
Utah will honor nine seniors: Easton Cecil (M), Bryce Cheek (GK), Zion Dechesere (GK), Rylan Lemons (D), TJ Ross (M), Ryan Smith (M), Donny Stock (FO/M), Josh Stout (M), Casey Wasserman (M).
Before the season began, the Atlantic Sun Conference put out the preseason coaches poll, with the Utes and Air Force tying for the top spot. Months later, the preseason praise came into fruition with Utah winning the ASUN regular season title with its 12-11 victory at Bellarmine.
• Utah is receiving votes in both the Inside Lacrosse Media and the USILA Coaches Polls and is 2-2 this season against ranked opponents.
• The Utes clinched their spot in the ASUN Tournament with their win over Robert Morris.
• Utah currently leads the ASUN in eight different statistical categories, including scoring margin, scoring offense and points per game.
• The Utes are currently leading the country and the conference in clearing percentage (0.929).
• Utah is the only ASUN program ranked in the top-20 nationally in both assists and points per game.
LAST TIME OUT
Utah won its fifth-straight game on April 23 to clinch the ASUN regular season title with a 12-11 win at Bellarmine.
• Utah out-shot the Knights 43-40 while holding Bellarmine to just 20 shots on goal.
• The Utes forced six of Bellarmine's 15 turnovers, also winning the ground ball battle at 26-18.
• Jordan Hyde led the Utes with a hat trick while Tyler Bradbury recorded a team-best six points (2 goals, 4 assists).
• Cole Brams recorded 14 ground balls for his third double-digit GB game this season.
IN THE RECORD BOOK
The Utes have broken records and placed the team and players on multiple all-time lists this season through 11 games with one regular season game remaining.
• Utah set single-season records in goals (146), points (237) and assists (91) against Bellarmine.
• Utah broke program records for team single-game points (35) and goals (23) against Mercer on March 26, also tying the record for face-offs won (24).
• Utah has posted three of the top-four single-game ground ball numbers in the last five weeks with the 47 against Robert Morris ranking second all-time.
• Utah's 13 caused turnovers against Vermont sits at second in program history.
• Cole Brams racked up 17 ground balls against Mercer, setting a new school record for single-game ground balls while his 23 faceoff wins also set a program record.
• Jordan Hyde's six goals against Mercer and Josh Stout's six at Cleveland State ties for second in Utah history in single-game goals with Jimmy Perkins (6 at Hartford, 4/13/19).