Yale Wins 1st Ever Lacrosse Championship

 

After 47 years, Yale has ended the NCAA DI men's lacrosse season as the best team in the country.

The Bulldogs' 17th win of the season ended nearly a half-century of waiting as Yale managed to take down a powerhouse in Duke, topping the Blue Devils 13-11 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts to win the 2018 NCAA DI Men's Lacrosse Championship.

Matt Gaudet and Jack Tigh combined for seven goals, Ben Reeves added a goal and three assists, and Yale's much-ballyhooed offense looked sharp for the majority of the afternoon. They hopped out to quick 3-0 lead in the first quarter and never trailed, keeping the Blue Devils' multiple rally attempts at bay.

On the other side of the field, Duke had five players score a pair of goals, but Justin Guterding never managed to take the game over in the way Duke needed him to.


CREDIT: ESPN

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