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2014 MCLA National Championship

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Grand Valley State wins first lacrosse national championship
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One-Goal Thriller Ends in Grand Valley State’s First National Championship

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.
Jack Cranston leads Colorado Buffs win in MCLA semifinals against UCSB
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Orange County Product Cranston Powers Colorado through Semis

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.
Grand Valley State in MCLA Division II final four
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Lakers Avenge Loss in Semis, Hope for Same Versus St. John’s in Finals

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.