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Inaugural Face-Off Classic a success

Great weather and support made the inaugural Face-Off Classic a must-see event for college lacrosse fans, writes Quint Kessenich.

Updated: March 8, 2007, 12:18 PM ET
By Quint Kessenich | ESPN.com

The inaugural Inside Lacrosse Face-Off Classic was an overwhelming success. The attendance speaks for itself, as the 20,180 fans broke the previous record of 19,850 set 20 years ago (1987) for a regular-season game between Johns Hopkins and undefeated Maryland at Byrd Stadium.

"Not only did the attendance meet our goals, the advance sale evidenced the commitment of the fans to the event. This was unprecedented for a regular-season event," said IL's Andy Bilello, who spearheaded the promotional ...

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