FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2016
MANSFIELD, Mass. – The Northeast-10 continued formally recognizing its Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Wednesday, beginning with the three national champion teams. The second team to be honored was the 2007 Le Moyne men’s lacrosse team.
In front of nearly 23,000 fans at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore, Md., Le Moyne captured its second straight men’s lacrosse national title, as the Dolphins defeated Mercyhurst, 6-5, in a scintillating title game.
Mike McDonald scored the game-winning goal with just one second remaining to give the Dolphins their third national championship in the sport. Along the way, Le Moyne would capture its 7th consecutive NE-10 title and finished the year with an overall record of 15-2.
The newest members of the NE-10 Hall of Fame were honored at the conference’s annual banquet, which was held on June 6.
- Le Moyne trailed Mercyhurst, 5-4, after the third quarter before scoring the game’s final two goals en route to the national title
- McDonald was named the championship game’s Most Outstanding Player for the second year in a row after his second goal of the game sealed the win
- After starting the season with a 4-2 record, the Dolphins capped off the 2007 campaign with 11 straight victories
- Three Dolphins claimed USILA major awards at season’s end - McDonald (Attackman of the Year), Jared Corcoran (Goalie of the Year) and Brian Griffin (Faceoff Specialist of the Year)
ABOUT THE NORTHEAST-10
The Northeast-10 Conference is an association of 15 NCAA Division II colleges and universities located in New England and New York that is committed to supporting balanced academic and athletic opportunities for more than 6,500 student-athletes.
Each year, 4,500 of those student-athletes compete in conference championships in 24 sports, making the NE-10 the largest DII conference in the country in terms of sport sponsorship. Leading the way in the classroom, on the field and within the community, the Northeast-10 is proud of its comprehensive program and the experience it provides student-athletes.