MINNESOTA SWARM CLINCHES #3 SEED IN THE WEST DIVISION
Minnesota will face Colorado in back-to-back weeks starting next Saturday at The Hive on CBS Sports Network and then again in the first round of the playoffs
SAINT PAUL, Minn. – The National Lacrosse League’s (NLL)Minnesota Swarm (8-7) clinched the #3 seed in the West Division following its 15-10 victory against the Philadelphia Wings (7-8) Saturday night on Treasure Island Field.
The Swarm clinched the #3 seed after the Calgary Roughnecks (12-4) defeated the Edmonton Rush (6-9) 9-6. That positions Minnesota to face the #2 seed Colorado Mammoth (11-4) on the road in the first round of the playoffs during the weekend of May 4-6. The matchup sets up a back-to-back for the two teams that starts next Saturday, April 28 for a meeting on national television on CBS Sports Network at 6:30 p.m. CT from Xcel Energy Center. Colorado currently leads the regular season series 2-0.
2012 West Playoff Matchups:
1 Calgary (12-4) vs. 4 Edmonton (6-9)
2 Colorado (11-4) vs. 3 Minnesota (8-7)
Dates and times of the first round playoff matchups are to be determined.
Tickets for the final regular season against the Mammoth next Saturday, April 28 at 6:30 p.m. CT start as low as $20 and can be purchased by calling 1-888-MN-SWARM or visiting mnswarm.com.
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