4/30/13 1:38 PM
Cam Flint (Round 1, #6) – Denver
The University of Denver men’s lacrosse team clinched the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) regular season title and the top seed in the conference tournament with a 12-4 victory over Michigan Saturday afternoon at Peter Barton Lacrosse Stadium in front of 1,909 fans. Senior Cam Flint led the Pioneers with three goals and one assist. Flint opened up his scoring spree with the first goal of the second quarter. Flint saw the back of the net again at the end of the half as well as in the fourth quarter to seal the game.
The Pioneers will travel to Geneva, NY on May 2-4 for the ECAC tournament. Denver will face off against Fairfield University at 3:00pm.
Will Manny (Round 2, #14) – UMass
UMass' secured the 16-8 win over Delaware on Friday evening. The Minutemen were in competition for the fourth and final seed in the upcoming CAA Tournament with the victory, needing a win over the Blue Hens to keep their playoff hopes alive. Senior attack Will Manny netted his 18th career hat trick, adding three assists. Manny opened up the game for UMass putting the Minutemen on the board with 11:39 to go in the first.
David DiMaria (Round 6, #46) – Lehigh
The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team went on an 8-0 run spanning nearly 26 minutes in the second and third quarters to reach the Patriot League Championship Game for the second straight year as the Mountain Hawks defeated Colgate 15-7 in a semifinal Friday night at the Ulrich Sports Complex. Senior David DiMaria led a balanced Lehigh attack with three goals and three assists, his second straight six-point game. DiMaria scored twice in the final 3:22 of the first half from point blank range, including a stuff with eight seconds left before halftime that gave Lehigh a 6-1 lead at the break. Dimaria then saw the back of the net again with 10:35 remaining in the game.
The Lehigh men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a 5-0 lead after one quarter and cruised to an 11-5 win over Bucknell to win its second straight Patriot League Championship on Sunday afternoon. DiMaria had two goals and three assists to finish with 10 points for the tournament and earn Tournament MVP honors.
DiMaria has been named a Tewaaraton Award nominee, as announced late last week. He is one of 25 players nationally named a nominee for the sport’s highest honor.