FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, June 2nd, 2021
NBC SPORTS PRESENTS 2021 GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL LACROSSE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP JULY 2 LIVE ON NBCSN
Exclusive Coverage of First-Ever Nationally Televised Girls Lacrosse Game Between Two High Schools
Championship Will be Presented Live at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN
Jay Alter and Two-Time NCAA National Champion Rachael Becker DeCecco Will Call the Action
On Her Turf – NBC Sports’ Female Empowerment Brand – To Cover Championship Across Social Platforms
STAMFORD, Conn. – June 2, 2021 – In one month, NBC Sports will present live coverage of the 2021 Girls High School Lacrosse National Championship on Friday, July 2, at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN from FSA Sports Complex in Farmington, Conn. The two-hour telecast will mark the first time two high schools have ever met in a nationally televised girls lacrosse game.
The Championship will be the culmination of the inaugural invitation-only, three-day tournament featuring 40 of the nation’s top high school girls lacrosse teams. Many players expected to compete in the tournament have committed to collegiate lacrosse programs at the Division I, II and III levels.
Jay Alter (play-by-play) and two-time NCAA Division I National Champion and three-time first-team All-American Rachael Becker DeCecco (analyst) will call the action. In addition to live coverage on NBCSN, coverage will stream exclusively on NBCSports.com and the NBC Sports app.
“We are excited to bring this game to the national stage,” said Graham Leveston, co-founder, College Properties Group. “The teams competing in this event are some of the most competitive programs in the nation. These girls are due this incredible national exposure and NBC Sports is going to make this a very special tournament for each and every player, coach and parent.”
“Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in America, and we are thrilled to present the inaugural Girls High School Lacrosse National Championship to a national audience,” said Michael Perman, vice president, programming, NBC Sports. “As the home of the Premier Lacrosse League, we are excited to grow our lacrosse portfolio and proud to showcase this historic broadcast, featuring the best high school girls lacrosse teams from across the country.”
As part of NBC Sports’ exclusive coverage, On Her Turf – NBC Sports’ Women’s Empowerment brand – will cover the Championship across their social platforms.