Fairfield Stags

Previewing local teams in the first round of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament

Previewing local teams in the first round of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament

Maryland teams in the NCAA Division I women’s lacrosse tournament first round

Fairfield (13-6) at No. 8 seed Loyola Maryland (15-4)

When: Friday, 4 p.m.

Coaches: Laura Field, Fairfield; Jen Adams, Loyola

Players to Watch: Hannah Powers, junior, attack, Loyola; Brenna Connolly, senior, attack, Fairfield

Outlook: The Greyhounds return to the NCAA tournament after a year away and receive their first top-eight seed since 2012. Coming off a 17-10 loss to Navy in the Patriot League final, the Greyhounds received an at-large big while Fairfield automatically...

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