May 1, 2014
POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. - Siena Lacrosse begins its quest for the program's third MAAC Championship when the top seeded Saints take on No. 4 seed Canisius in the conference Semifinals at 4 p.m. at Tenney Stadium. The game will be webstreamed online at MAAC.TV.
Mike Ferraro and Garrin Marchetti have the call of the game online at MAAC.TV beginning at 3:45 p.m. Watch the game by clicking on the corresponding link at the top of the release.
All-session adult tickets are $25 and can be purchased at the Tenney Stadium Box Office or in advance online at maac.ticketleap.com by clicking the ticket link at the top of the release. Single-session adult tickets are $15 and student tickets cost $5.
Siena (9-5) makes its sixth straight MAAC Tournament Appearance and seventh in the past eight seasons after having never previously qualified for the conference championships in the program's first 11 seasons in the league. The Saints are 7-4 all-time in MAAC Tournament play, winning conference titles in both 2009 and 2011 and have advanced to the conference championship game in each of the past five seasons.
Canisius (7-7) was one of three teams that finished in a five-way tie for second place in the MAAC and qualified for the conference tournament via a tiebreaker. Making the program's seventh MAAC Tournament Appearance, the Golden Griffins have won the championship in each of their past two appearances in 2008 and 2012.
Canisius leads the all-time series with Siena 18-8, but the Saints have won six of the past meetings. The Golden Griffins lone win over the Saints during those past seven matchups was here in Poughkeepsie in the 2012 MAAC Championship Game. Siena won the regular season meeting between the programs 10-7 in Loudonville on Mar. 29.
In addition to watching the game and following the live stats, check out both team's game notes and watch the preview video by clicking the links at the top of the release. Stay up-to-date with in-game pressbox twitter updates @SienaSaints and join the conversation using the hashtag #SienaSaints.