Our most sincere congratulations go out to Merrimack College Lacrosse, who, for the second time in a row, brought home the NCAA DII National Championship title! They soundly beat top-ranked Limestone, always a very tough competitor, 16-8. Merrimack will be moving upward to Division I next season, so what a way to close out their DII stretch!
We are incredibly proud to claim Merrimack Head Coach Mike Morgan as one of HGR’s own amazing coaches, and mostly, we continue to be in awe of our founder, leader, and overall great person, Bryan Brazill, Merrimack Offensive Coach.
Special recognition goes out to HGR Alums Adam Carito and Sean Snyder for their invaluable contributions to the game, and to Nick Ponte, who was heroic in the goal, stopping 12 shots!
You can read all about this amazing fete all over the Internet this week. Take your pick!
Go to Merrimack Athletic’s lacrosse pages to hear it from the horses’ mouths:
GOING OUT ON TOP: #7 Men’s Lacrosse Repeats as National Champions to Close out Division II Era
From the North Andover Eagle-Tribune:
Merrimack’s Morgan Magic: Coach leads team to finals again
www.collegelacrosse.com has this summary:
NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Division II and Division III Championships: Merrimack, Cabrini take home titles
This from US Lacrosse magazine:
Merrimack ends its Division II story with a dominant win over Limestone
And finally, watch a full video of the game here:
2019 DII Men’s Lacrosse Championship Full Replay: Merrimack vs. Limestone
I’m sure you recall last year’s championship game, where Merrimack dominated St. Leo 23 – 6, right in Foxborough, Mass.
Relive the highlights of that game at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fJ4sojLxt78
Once again, CONGRATULATIONS MERRIMACK!
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