BRIDGEWATER, Mass. – Rhode Island won the inaugural Continental Lacrosse Conference (CLC) Division II championship with a 15-9 victory over Central Conn. State at Bridgewater-Raynham (Mass.) High School on Sunday afternoon.
Charlie White led the way for Rhode Island with a career high six goals and along with a pair of helpers while Brett Dolan and Ty Kaplow each registered hat tricks.
John Joseph was solid in net, turning away CCSU (10-6) shots on the day.
Because the CLC-II awards its automatic qualifier to the regular season champion, Bridgewater State will be heading to the 2019 MCLA National Championships powered by Under Armour.
2019 CLC Division II Tournament
(Taunton & Bridgewater, Mass.)
First Round – Friday, April 26 (Forekicks, Taunton)
#3S New Haven d. #2S Westfield State, 12-7
#3N Stonehill d. #2N Bridgewater, 13-12
Semifinals – Saturday, April 27 (Forekicks, Taunton)
#1S Central Conn. State d. #3N Stonehill, 20-12
#1N Rhode Island d. #3S New Haven, 22-11
Finals – Sunday, April 28 (Bridgewater-Raynham Regional High School)
#1N Rhode Island d. #1S Central Conn. State, 15-9