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Lasell College clinched the top spot in the upcoming GNAC Tournament on Wednesday with an impressive 19-12 victory over Emmanuel College. (PHOTO CREDIT: Lasell College Athletics)
By Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11)
The Lasell College and Mount Ida College men’s lacrosse teams sewed-up the top two spots in the upcoming Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Tournament yesterday after registering a win in their respective contest.
The conference’s six-team tournament begins next week with a pair of first round contests on Tuesday (May 2nd) with the winners advancing to the semifinals on Thursday. (May 4th).
Lasell (top seed) and Mount Ida (second seed) will each host a semifinal with the championship contest scheduled for Saturday (May 6th) at the highest remaining seed.
Lasell secured the regular season crown on Wednesday with a 19-12 victory over Emmanuel College. The contest was a re-match of last year’s conference title game, which saw the Saints edge the Lasers, 14-13, in Boston.
Austin Tomasetti highlighted his team’s seven-point victory by recording his 100th career point on his 16th goal of the season. Tomasetti concluded the contest with a team-high four assists.
Alex McCormack-Kuhman and Josh Gallant each netted four goals in their team’s 10th win of the season (seventh league victory).
The Lasers will celebrate ‘Senior Day’ this Saturday, April 29th when they host Anna Maria College with face-off scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
As noted on yesterday’s release, the Mustangs were the second seed in the 2015 GNAC Tournament. That season, they defeated Norwich University in the semifinals, but fell to Emmanuel College in the championship.
Kyle Ton (three goals) and Chad Coehlo (three goals and one assist) combined for seven points, while Cam Hayward deflected 12 of 20 shots between the pipes.
Mount Ida will conclude its regular season slate on Saturday when they entertain Saint Joseph’s (Maine) with face-off scheduled for 1:00 p.m.
The CCC Tournament will commence this Saturday, April 29th with a pair of first-round games with the winners advancing to next Wednesday’s (May 3rd) semifinals.
The championship will occur a week from this Saturday – that would be Saturday, May 6th, to be exact – with the winner securing the conference’s automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division III Tournament.
Will Jennings highlighted his team’s final regular season outing, netting five goals, while dishing out a pair of assists. Colin Bannon concluded the contest with two goals and two assists, Will Clark recorded a hat trick and Tommy Hughes won 15 of 17 face-offs.
Endicott outshot Gordon, 45-37, while scooping 48 ground balls, including 15 in the second session.
Gordon, which concluded its 2017 season this afternoon, received a team-high two goals from Thor Rasmussen.
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Regis College men’s lacrosse enters the NECC Tournament as the top seed, but also the defending tournament champions. (PHOTO CREDIT: Regis College Athletics)
By Matt Noonan (@MattNoonan11)
After finishing league play undefeated, Regis College men’s lacrosse will look to capture its second-straight New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) postseason crown this week when they open tournament play tomorrow, Wednesday, April 26th against fourth-seed Mitchell College.
Regis defeated Mitchell in its season finale last Saturday, thanks to a combined 12 points from AJ Karofsky (four goals and two assists) and Calvin Brault (four goals and two assists).
A win for the Pride would send them to Saturday’s (Apr. 29th) championship game against either Daniel Webster (second seed) or Becker College (third seed).
The Eagles and Hawks will also begin tournament play tomorrow, competing in New Hampshire with face-off set for 4:00 p.m.
Daniel Webster, which lost just one league contest this season, will face Becker for the second time in four days. The Eagles soared past the Hawks last Saturday by a score of 7-1, thanks to a pair of goals and assists from Gavin Abbott, who is current sixth in the league in goals (24). Tre Mason (Daniel Webster) leads all NECC scorers with 38 goals.
Last season, Regis captured its first-ever NECC Tournament crown, defeating Becker in the championship game by a score of 10-6. The four-goal victory capped the team’s best season in program history as Regis finished its campaign with 13 wins.