Utah Lacrosse Ready For ASUN Semifinals vs. Bellarmine
The University of Utah Lacrosse program is set to play in the ASUN Championships for the first time in program history, earning the No. 1 seed in the tournament to take on the No. 4-seed Bellarmine Knights on Thursday, May 5. The game will start at 12 p.m. MT in Huntsville, Ala., at Milton Frank Stadium.
HOW TO WATCH
The game against Bellarmine will air live on ESPN+ with live stats being provided by the ASUN. Direct links to both video and live stats will be available on the Utah Lacrosse schedule page on www.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 Lacrosse (@UtahLacrosse) May 3, 2022
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. It earned Utah the No. 1 seed in the tournament with the Utes getting started in the semifinals this Thursday.
• Utah is receiving votes in both the Inside Lacrosse Media and the USILA Coaches Polls and is 2-2 this season against ranked opponents.
• Utah recorded its ninth win of the season with its 16-9 victory over Detroit Mercy, a program record for wins in a season.
• Utah currently leads the ASUN in eight different statistical categories, including scoring offense and scoring margin.
• The Utes are currently leading the country and the conference in clearing percentage (0.931).
• Utah is the only ASUN program ranked in the top-20 nationally in both assists and points per game.
— Utah Lacrosse (@UtahLacrosse) May 2, 2022
LAST TIME OUT
Utah beat the Detroit Mercy Titans 16-9 on Saturday, April 30 to close out the regular season, recording its sixth win in a row and to finish ASUN play undefeated (5-0).
• Utah out-shot the Titans 52-45, holding DMU to just 19 shots on goal.
• Tyler Bradbury led Utah in points with seven, which included a career-high five goals and two assists.
• Josh Stout and Jared Andreala both recorded hat tricks against DMU with two assists each for 10 combined points.
• Cole Brams led the team with eight ground balls while Samuel Cambere recorded a team-best two caused turnovers.