Simon Fraser Takes PNCLL-I Crown
LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. – Simon Fraser raced to a big early lead and held off a late furious late-game charge from Oregon to capture the Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) Division I tournament, 14-12, on Sunday afternoon.
With the victory, Simon Fraser (11-0) earns an automatic qualifying berth to the 2023 MCLA National Championships presented by New Balance, which will take place from May 8-13 at the Round Rock (Texas) Multipurpose Complex. Tickets and live streaming for nationals can be purchased HERE.
The Red Leafs took an 11-2 lead to start the game and still looked in control in the third, but Oregon (8-5) never game up, cutting the final margin to two.
Simon Fraser wins its 10th PNCLL crown and will be visiting nationals for the first time since 2014.
2023 Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) Tournament
Lake Oswego, Ore. – April 29-30 – Lake Oswego High School
Semifinals – April 29
#1 Simon Fraser d. #4 Boise State, 16-9
#2 Oregon d. #3 Washington, 20-14
Finals – April 30
#1 Simon Fraser d. #2 Oregon, 14-12