The San Diego Seals will host the Nationwide Lacrosse League’s first out of doors regular-season recreation subsequent yr in Snapdragon Stadium, it was introduced Tuesday.
The Seals will host the Las Vegas Desert Canine on March 4, 2023 at 1:30 p.m. within the new stadium — house of the San Diego State College Aztecs soccer group and San Diego Wave FC girls’s skilled soccer group.
“Our purpose for the NLL and for the game of lacrosse is to proceed to extend consciousness, enthusiasm and enterprise worth properly past the place it exists at the moment,” NLL Commissioner Brett Frood mentioned. “This epic setting offers us one other distinctive alternative to showcase our world class athletes and on-field product, and never solely have interaction with our core viewers however entice numerous sports activities followers looking for new leisure passions.”
The sport will likely be broadcast stay on FOX5 San Diego and can stream on ESPN+, TSN.ca and the TSN app.
“The Seals have been engaged on this occasion for a very long time now, and we’re very excited to see this concept come to life. It’s loopy that within the 36- yr historical past of the league this has by no means been carried out earlier than,” Seals President Steve Govett mentioned. “We will’t wait to construct our field on the sector of Snapdragon and play within the San Diego sunshine. Let’s take this exterior!”
Along with the Seals-Desert Canine recreation on that March weekend, Snapdragon Stadium may even host an NCAA girls’s lacrosse event with two video games on Friday and two on Sunday. Groups embrace San Diego State, Stanford, Kent State and UC Davis.
“We’re honored to host the Seals’ first-ever out of doors NLL recreation,” added Adam Millar, common supervisor of Snapdragon Stadium. “Trying ahead to seeing one other superb San Diego group out on our subject, and excited to welcome a complete new set of followers to the stadium.”
Snapdragon Stadium will likely be scaled for 10,100 seats for the particular occasion. A restricted variety of tickets for the Snapdragon Showdown can be found at SealsLax.com.
The Seals open their house season Friday towards the Saskatchewan Rush at 7 p.m. at Pechanga Area, obtainable to observe on ESPN+, TSN.ca and the TSN app.
–Metropolis Information Service