FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, July 27th, 2020
PLL CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES CONTINUES WITH 11 GAMES THIS WEEK ON NBC SPORTS
Tonight’s Doubleheader Features Chaos LC and Redwoods LC at 7 p.m. ET on NBCSN, Followed by Archers LC Facing Atlas LC at 9:30 p.m. ET
Redwoods LC vs. Atlas LC on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET on NBC
First Game Exclusively on NBC Sports Gold ‘s Premier Lacrosse League Pass – Archers LC vs. Chrome LC Thursday at 9:30 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 27, 2020 – The PLL Championship Series continues with 11 games this week across NBC, NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold. Tonight’s doubleheader features Connor Fields and Chaos LC (0-1) against Ryder Garnsey and Redwoods LC (0-1) at 7 p.m. ET, followed by Marcus Holman and Archers LC facing Paul Rabil and Atlas LC (1-0) at 9:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
In the opening game of play on Saturday on NBC, Whipsnakes LC defeated Redwoods LC 13-9 in a rematch of the inaugural season Championship. New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick joined the broadcast to discuss his passion for the sport of lacrosse and what similarities he sees between football and lacrosse players. Chrome LC battled to a 13-9 victory over Chaos LC on Saturday night, led by a four-point performance from Jordan Wolf.
Yesterday, Atlas LC had a one-goal 11-10 victory over the expansion Waterdogs LC, behind four goals by Eric Law.
The tournament’s third matchup on NBC, highlighted by Rabil and Atlas LC taking on Garnsey and Redwoods LC, will air on Saturday, August 1, at 1 p.m. ET.
The first NBC Sports Gold exclusive game of the PLL Championship Series will be the nightcap on Thursday, July 30, featuring Holman and Archers LC against Justin Guterding and Chrome LC (1-0) at 9:30 p.m. ET.
NBC Sports’ Paul Burmeister (play-by-play) and Class of 2019 National Lacrosse Hall of Fame inductee Ryan Boyle (analyst) will call the action throughout the week alongside sideline reporter Todd Harris onsite at Zions Bank Stadium in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Throughout the first week of the PLL Championship Series, the league’s seven teams will compete in a 14-game group play format to determine seeding for the following week’s single-elimination tournament. The winner of the tournament will be crowned the 2020 PLL Champion. All 20 league games will be presented live across NBC, NBCSN, or NBC Sports Gold, with all televised games also streaming live on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app. The tournament schedule can be found here.
NBC Sports Gold will live stream all 20 games commercial-free, with 6 games available exclusively for subscribers. NBC Sports Gold’s Premier Lacrosse League Pass is available now for a price of $19.99 here. In addition to the U.S., the pass is also available in 12 countries: Austria, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, and the U.K. USD or EUR pricing is available.
Following is this week’s PLL Championship Series schedule across NBC Sports:
|Mon., July 27||9:30 p.m.||Archers LC at Atlas LC||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 28||7 p.m.||Waterdogs LC at Archers LC||NBCSN|
|Tues., July 28||9:30 p.m.||Redwoods LC at Chrome LC||NBCSN|
|Wed., July 29||11 p.m.||Chaos LC at Redwoods LC||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 30||7 p.m.||Atlas LC at Whipsnakes LC||NBCSN|
|Thurs., July 30||9:30 p.m.||Archers LC at Chrome LC||NBC Sports Gold|
|Fri., July 31||7 p.m.||Chaos LC at Whipsnakes LC||NBCSN|
|Fri., July 31||9:30 p.m.||Chrome LC at Waterdogs LC||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sat., August 1||1 p.m.||Redwoods LC at Atlas LC||NBC|
|Sat., August 1||3:30 p.m.||Waterdogs LC at Chaos LC||NBC Sports Gold|
|Sun., August 2||12 p.m.||Whipsnakes LC at Archers LC||NBCSN|
*All games available on NBC Sports Gold’s Premier Lacrosse League Pass