No. 5 Dayton entered Friday's contest with No. 16 Bridgewater State as heavy favorites, but thanks to a gritty Bears defense, BSU walked away with a 5-4 stunner. It marks the best victory on Bridgewater history.
Other notable Division II action, UT-San Antonio won the first leg of the San Antonio Taco Trophy by knocking off Trinity (Texas), 13-11.
Also, No. 16 Virginia Tech did not survive the evening.
@CocksLacrosse wins!! The Gamecocks defeat the Virginia Tech Hokies 10-8 pic.twitter.com/VjfiDM4XUl
— PalmettoSports (@psportsimaging) February 25, 2017
No. 4 BYU is the highest ranked Division I program in action as the Cougars in Vegas to face UNLV before tangling with No. 1 Cal Poly tomorrow.
Gophers' comeback falls short
MINN - 9
MSU - 10 pic.twitter.com/LwNCysnQSt
— Minnesota Lacrosse (@UMNLacrosse) February 24, 2017
No. 18 Michigan State held off a fierce rally by No. 23 Minnesota, taking a 10-9 decision in a key CCLA contest. Junior netminder Kevin Boland proved to be the difference as he stopped a pair of late Gopher opportunities with clutch stops. The Spartans have to gear back up for a date with Indiana tomorrow while UM has Oakland.
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