ACC Women’s Lacrosse Players Take Part In Community Connections Programs

Student-athletes from ACC Institutions Participate in Skills Clinic and Q&A Session

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ( – Atlantic Coast Conference women’s lacrosse student-athletes and coaches from four different schools took part in an ACC Community Connections outreach event Thursday morning before the start of the 2015 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship.

The student-athletes and coaches from ACC Championship host Virginia, Louisville, Notre Dame and Boston College taught basic lacrosse drills and conducted a question-and-answer session with students from Burley Middle School.  

The ACC Community Connections Program, now in its fifth full year, takes place at all of the conference’s Olympic sport championships. The program aims to provide local youth the chance to talk with ACC student-athletes, learn about the sport and attend part of the championship.

The 2015 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship began Thursday with four quarterfinal games at 11 a.m.. 1 p.m.. 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. The semifinals are set for Friday at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., and the championship will be held Sunday at 1 p.m. All action will take place at Virginia’s Klockner Stadium and will be carried live by the ACC’s Regional Sports Network (RSN) and via ESPN3.