The of Maryland and North Carolina lacrosse teams will play in the Pacific Coast Shootout at Santa Ana Stadium on March 21 at 7 p.m.
Maryland, which reached the NCAA semifinals last season, has a 13-4 record. North Carolina, which was eliminated in the NCAA tournament's first-round a year ago, is 10-5.
Lacrosse's popularity has grown in Southern California the last five years. USC has a women's team that competes in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation. USC has a men's club team. UCLA has men's and women's club teams.