A late run by No. 1 Arizona State was not enough to defeat No. 2 Colorado in the 2014 MCLA Division I national championship game, as the Buffs captured their first title in a 13-12 win over the previously undefeated Sun Devils. Led by tournament MVP Riley Seidel’s six points, Colorado broke open a 5-5 […]
In a back-and-forth game on a beautiful day in Orange County, Calif., the No. 1 Grand Valley State Lakers captured their first MCLA Division II national championship with a 12-11 win over No. 2 St. John’s. The Lakers and Johnnies both had appeared in but never won a championship game before today, with GVSU falling in the 2012 and 2008 finals and St. John’s dropping the 2007 final.
Orange County has played host to many players returning home for the 2014 MCLA National Championships, but none have had bigger games than Colorado’s Jack Cranston. Cranston, from nearby Santa Margarita, Calif., led his No. 2 Buffs team to a 12-10 victory over No. 6 UC Santa Barbara in the semifinals to earn a shot at the MCLA Division I championship on Saturday.
Before an 11 game win streak that took Grand Valley State into the MCLA national tournament as the top seed, the Lakers started the 2014 season with two losses – first to St. John’s and then against St. Thomas. Yesterday GVSU avenged the St. Thomas loss with a 10-5 semifinal win, and Saturday they will have a chance to gain another rematch victory in the championship game against No. 2 St. John’s.
After two days of opening round MCLA national tournament action at UC Irvine, four teams remain in each division. The Division I Final Four will be an all Western affair with top seeds No. 1 Arizona State and No. 2 Colorado advancing along with No. 4 Chapman and No. 6 UC Santa Barbara. In Division […]
Photo Credit: Robert White As the MCLA National Tournament comes to Southern California this week, 32 teams from around the country have made the journey to Orange County with the same dream: Winning a national championship. But for some teams, the journey was longer than others. Of the 16 teams in the Division I tournament, the […]
The PNCLL DI playoffs are almost here, and it is still uncertain of who is in it.
Things are on fire right now in the PNCLL, we are in the final week of regular season play. Things could get shaken up a bit before the conference playoffs.
Photo Credit: Shawn Carmen Division I The University of Washington will be travelling all the way to Boise, Idaho to take on the Boise State Broncos. In the PNCLL DI, Simon Fraser, Oregon and Oregon State have already clinched the 1, 2, and 3 seeds for playoffs, but there is a huge toss up for […]
The regular season in the PNCLL has blown by. It just seems like yesterday when teams were preparing for their first games. This season has been full of surprises so far and we still have playoffs to look forward to.
The must watch games this weekend both are going down in Portland, OR, check it out!
Welcome back to the PNCLL Wednesday Wrap-up! With only a little over a month left till playoffs, things are starting to heat up in the PNCLL. Below are the PNCLL DI teams in order of how the currently stand in the rankings and my comments on their position. Division I Simon Fraser After a rough […]
It’s Rivalry Week here at LaxAllStars, with big NCAA Division I rivalry games between teams such as Maryland and Johns Hopkins as well as Michigan and Ohio State. Connor gave us the rundown on some of the NCAA’s biggest college lacrosse rivalries, and most MCLA rivalry games are still a week or two away, but let’s take a look at some of the MCLA’s best rivalries.
Spring has sprung and that lovely, warm, sunny weather that we all dream about playing lacrosse in is right around the corner. There are only a few deciding games left in the PNCLL until playoffs, and only two teams in the PNCLL DII have clinched playoff appearances.
A couple of top PNCLL teams are travelling down to California this weekend to take on some out of conference employees.