The Women’s Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) is pleased to announce the schedule for our inaugural season in Summer 2018. The 13-game schedule will include 10 regular season games, two semi-final games, and a championship game. Each team will play at least one game in their home market, and a late June New England Command game in the Boston area will be announced soon.
“We’re thrilled to release our schedule for the inaugural season of the WPLL. Fans can now lock in an opportunity to see the best professional women’s lacrosse players and teams in an exciting, entertaining, and accessible atmosphere. Our league is dedicated to engaging and developing premier players and people, as well as the next generation of aspiring pros! We hope you’ll join us in watching the best in the game take the field this summer,” explains Jen Adams, Commissioner of the WPLL.
The season will kick off on June 2nd with a two-game opening weekend, a double header with the MLL’s Baltimore Bayhawks, and the first matchup between the New England Command and the New York Fight, in Good Counsel, Maryland. Other season highlights include the July 6th double header at the IL Committed Academy at Goucher College, and a double header on June 30th with the MLL’s New York Lizards.
The semi-final games will occur at the culmination of the WPLL Future’s Summit in West Chester, Pennsylvania on July 12th. The games will follow the WPLL’s first ever National Summit, a three-day event featuring the nation’s top players that is focused on lacrosse, character, and leadership.
The Championship game will be held in partnership with US Lacrosse on July 14th at their headquarters in Sparks, Maryland.
“I am really excited to not only see the competition between teams but also to just witness the talent and skill out in the field. The games will showcase the talent of the game with new rules that will be exciting for both fans and players!” explains Devon Wills, WPLL Director of Player Personnel.
The Women's Professional Lacrosse League is also pleased to announce a dynamic partnership with Lacrosse All Stars to air the inaugural season in its entirety. Lacrosse fans from around the world will be able to watch all thirteen WPLL games free of charge on LaxAllStars, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube pages.
The two organizations are currently entertaining advertising and media distribution partnerships at this time. interested parties are encouraged to reach out to Rachael DeCecco, COO of the WPLL Foundation, or Jeff Brunelle, CEO at Lacrosse All Stars.
"We at LaxAllStars are thrilled for the opportunity to help grow the game by live broadcasting the inaugural WPLL season. The speed, stick skills and athleticism of women's professional lacrosse players deserves a global audience, and we can't wait to deliver. It's an honor to be collaborating from the ground-up with such a professional and talented group of front office executives." explains Jeff Brunelle, CEO Lacrosse All Stars.
The WPLL’s inaugural season will run from June 2nd- July 14th, 2018 and will feature the top players in the game. Ultimate Events and Sports will serve as the WPLL's game management partner, guaranteeing fans attending games will enjoy a quality experience. For more information on the WPLL season, visit https://www.prowomenslax.com/gameschedule
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