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Sports / Recreation

CSU women, men seeking lacrosse titles

May 8, 2013

CSU has become a lacrosse powerhouse, with both the women's and men's programs undefeated and favored to win national club sports championships.

CSU, which beat rival CU 8-3 at Hughes Stadium on April 20, heads into nationals as the favorite to repeat as champion.CSU (19-0) opened play Wednesday in the Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates National Championships with a dominating 23-6 win over No. 16 seed Northeastern. The Rams, who have won three of the past five national championships, dominated from the start, rolling to a 13-1 halftime lead before settling for the 17-goal win at the El Pomar Sports Complex in Colorado Springs.

The Rams not only are loaded with talented, experienced players, they bring  a championship attitude to this year’s tournament after being upset in last year’s finale by UC-Davis. CSU has qualified for 10 consecutive WCLA national tournaments and is the No. 1 seed for the second consecutive year. They are led by preseason national player of the year Hayley Bernstein.

CSU beat BYU 9-6 on April 20 to win the Rocky Mountain Women’s Lacrosse League championship.

Men's tourney begins Monday

The men’s team (15-0) begins play Monday in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates National Championships in Greenville, S.C. The Rams, the defending national champions, open play vs. No. 16 seed Purdue.

The Rams qualified for nationals by beating Colorado 9-6 last week to clinch their fourth consecutive Rocky Mountain Lacrosse Conference title. CSU has won five national championships.