Students are celebrating a historic victory for the University of Denver men’s lacrosse team. The Pioneers beat Maryland to secure the school’s 30th overall national championship.
Denver won its first NCAA men’s lacrosse championship, beating Maryland 10-5 on Monday behind five goals from senior Wesley Berg.
Senior attacker Wesley Berg scored his third goal 1:57 into overtime, lifting the Pioneers past top-seeded Notre Dame 11-10 in the semifinal Saturday.
This is an indication of how far Bill Tierney has taken the Denver lacrosse program: The longtime coach now occupies the coveted corner office on the fourth floor.
The University of Denver lacrosse team headed to Philadelphia on Wednesday for championship weekend. It’s their third straight trip to the Final Four.
University of Denver lacrosse is in the Final Four for the third straight season, but it did look in doubt for a while Saturday against Ohio State at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.
The Cannizzaro brothers are from Cazenovia, New York, where they played lacrosse on the same high school team for two seasons, and now they’re reunited in Denver and things couldn’t be going any better.
University of Denver freshman lacrosse faceoff man Trevor “The Beast” Batiste leads the country in faceoff percentage, winning more than 71 percent of his draws.
The University of Denver men’s Lacrosse team is preparing to take on the defending champions: Duke University.
The University of Denver’s Bill Tierney has been coaching college lacrosse for over 30 years. He’s won six national titles and probably watched hundreds, if not thousands of hours of film.