Briggs powers UVA to NCAA men's lacrosse title
Monday, May 30, 2011
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Colin Briggs scored five goals and seventh-seeded Virginia edged Maryland 9-7 Monday in the NCAA men's lacrosse championship.
Briggs, who did not play in Saturday's semifinals after being suspended due to a violation of team rules, scored three times on uncontested shots and twice beat defenders 1-on-1, earning the most outstanding player award.
Matt White scored three times and Nick O'Reilly had a goal and four assists for the Cavaliers.
Grant Catalino had two goals and an assist for unseeded Maryland (13-6). Goalie Niko Amato made eight saves.