The University of St. Thomas club lacrosse team capped an undefeated season by winning its second straight national championship with a 12-9 triumph over Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, on Saturday, May 15, in Denver, Colo.
The Tommies swept through the 16-team Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association Division II national tournament, played May 11-15:
- Wtih a 22-3 first-round victory over Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas, on May 11.
- In the quarterfinals on May 12, the Tommies defeated Grove City College, Grove City, Penn., 16-6.
- In the semifinals May 14, the Tommies downed Davenport University, Grand Rapids, Mich., 17-9.
- Lacrosse Magazine covered the Tommies 12-9 victory over Utah Valley on Saturday.
Not only did the the Tommies finish the season with a perfect 26-0 record and another national title but also coach Peter Moosbrugger was named the Division II coach of the year.
Tommy Hoffman and the Tommies' defensive crew were key to Saturday's victory in the national championship game.