Duke, Denver, Notre Dame and Maryland – Streaming this weekend!


2014 NCAA Lacrosse on WW1The matchups are set for this weekend’s lacrosse championships in Baltimore, which you can hear right here on WestwoodOneSports.com. Coverage begins Saturday at 12:45 with the semifinal doubleheader, as top-seeded Duke takes on fifth-seeded Denver. In the second semifinal, it’ll be #6 seed Notre Dame against seventh-seeded Maryland.

The winners will meet for the championship on Monday afternoon. You can hear that broadcast beginning at 12:45 PM Eastern on Memorial Day.

Jason BenettiJason Benetti will serve as the radio play-by-play announcer for the NCAA Radio Network’s coverage of championship weekend for the first time. For the past four seasons, Benetti has provided play-by-play for college and high school lacrosse games on Time Warner Cable SportsChannel, and for Syracuse University lacrosse on the school’s radio network. He most recently called the regional finals of NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament for WestwoodOne, and also served as an update anchor for their Winter Olympics coverage from Sochi, Russia.

In addition, Benetti handles play-by-play for college football games on ESPN and college basketball on both ESPN and Fox Sports. Benetti currently works as an adjunct professor at Syracuse University, where he teaches sports broadcasting. He’s also a 2011 graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Law.

Mark DixonMark Dixon will serve as the analyst for the NCAA Radio Network for the second time, previously calling the National Semifinals and Championship Game back in 2011. Dixon has covered NCAA men’s lacrosse for 18 seasons, serving as the radio analyst for Johns Hopkins University from 1997-2003, as a TV analyst for WMAR-TV2 in Baltimore from 2004-2011, and as an analyst and sideline reporter with ESPN since 2006.

Dixon is a 1994 graduate of Johns Hopkins, where he played both midfield and attack. He was a member of four NCAA postseason teams and helped the Blue Jays advance to the national semifinals in both 1992 and 1993.


Jason HorowitzJason Horowitz will once again pull double-duty for the weekend, serving as both the pregame and halftime host, as well as sideline reporter. It is the fourth consecutive year that Horowitz will broadcast lacrosse for WestwoodOne. He is the lead studio anchor for the NCAA Radio Network, having also hosted the Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament and Final Four, the NIT, plus the Frozen Four earlier this spring. Horowitz also hosts WestwoodOne’s regular season coverage of both NCAA football and basketball. Additionally, he recently returned from Sochi, Russia where he handled play-by-play of figure skating for the Winter Olympics.

Horowitz has also been seen on CBSSports.com, hosting and producing a variety of shows for the website. He can be heard regularly on SiriusXM and previously spent two seasons as the voice of the WNBA’s New York Liberty.

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