Virginia Tech Springs Only Upset at MCLA's Day One
|Members of the Arizona State and Brigham Young teams after their first-round contest on Monday in California. (Brian McGettigan)|
The first day of action at the MCLA National Tournament is in the books, and all but one higher seed advanced into today's second round at the University of California-Irvine.
Virginia Tech captured an 11-6 victory over No. 3 seed Brigham Young for the only lower-seed victory. Davis Mayberry had three goals and two assists and Joseph Rittenhouse four goals and one assist to pace the Hokies in the win. Bryan Cooper made eight saves to earn the win between the pipes for the Hokies, who advance to face No. 6 seed UC Santa Barbara today.
Each of the other 15 contests had the higher seed advance, though sevral were close. In Division II, Grove City topped No. 11 Western Washington by an 11-10 score, while Indiana Tech edged Florida Gulf Coast 10-9. Top seeded Arizona State (D1) and Grand Valley State (D2) rolled in their openers over Indiana and Montana State, respectively, though Division I No. 2 Colorado played a close one against 15th-seed Minnesota-Duluth, 8-6.
Action continues all day today in California, with live video provided below at game times via the MCLA in partnership with The Lacrosse Network on YouTube.
First Round Results
No. 1 Arizona State 18, No. 16 Indiana 5 | Box Score
No. 2 Colorado 8, No. 15 Minn-Duluth 6 | Box Score
No. 14 Virginia Tech 11, No. 3 BYU 6 | Box Score
No. 4 Chapman 7, No. 13 Northeastern 2 | Box Score
No. 5 Colorado State 5, No. 12 Simon Fraser 3 | Box Score
No. 6 UCSB 6, No. 11 Cal Poly 5 | Box Score
No. 7 Michigan State 8, No. 10 Texas 5 | Box Score
No. 8 Boston College 12, No. 9 Westminster 11 | Box Score
No. 1 Grand Valley State 13, No. 16 Montana State 8 | Box Score
No. 2 St. John's 13, No. 15 Missouri Valley 10 | Box Score
No. 3 Dayton 12, No. 14 US Coast Guard 9 | Box Score
No. 4 St. Thomas 13, No. 13 Reinhardt 6 | Box Score
No. 5 North Dakota State 19, No. 12 Concordia 7 | Box Score
No. 6 Grove City 11, No. 11 Western Washington 10 | Box Score
No. 7 Indiana Tech 10, No. 10 Florida Gulf Coast 9 | Box Score
No. 8 Western Oregon 13, No. 9 SCAD 11 | Box Score
Today's Matchups (Video links live at game tame, all times Pacific)
No. 6 UC Santa Barbara 7, No. 14 Virginia Tech | Box Score
No. 4 Chapman 8, No. 5 Colorado State 2 | Box Score
No. 2 Colorado vs. No. 7 Michigan State | Box Score
No. 1 Arizona State 8, No. 8 Boston College 7 | Box Score
No. 4 St. Thomas 8, No. 5 North Dakota State 6 | Box Score
No. 3 Dayton 10, No. 6 Grove City 7 | Box Score
No. 2 St. John's 13, No. 7 Indiana Tech 6 | Box Score
No. 1 Grand Valley State 13, No. 8 Western Oregon 5 | Box Score
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