The inaugural Pacific Coast Shootout, featuring the men’s lacrosse teams from Notre Dame and Denver, will be played Saturday, March 8 at 3 p.m. at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, Calif.
The Fighting Irish (11-5 in 2013) reached the quarterfinals of the 2013 NCAA tournament but lost, 12-11, to eventual national champion Duke. The Pioneers (14-5 in 2013), meanwhile, saw their season end in the national semifinals with a 9-8 loss to Syracuse.
Notre Dame leads the all-time series with Denver 14-3.
The Irish will be making their third regular-season appearance in Southern California and first since a 9-7 victory against North Carolina in 2005 at the Home Depot...