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  • The final Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) 2017 season weekly coaches poll was released today and Michigan State (12-5) was ranked #14 in Division 1.  News Story on MCLA.us The 2017 Spartans won a record-setting sixth consecutive Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association (CCLA) Division 1 conference title and went 8-0 in conference games. They qualified for the MCLA national tournament for the eighth consecutive year and lost to #1 seed Brigham Young 10-8 in a first round game. Michi

  • Four members of the 2017 Michigan State Men's lacrosse team were named to the Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association Division 1 All-American team Wednesday.  Link to news story on MCLA.us The Spartans won a record sixth consecutive CCLA D1 Conference championship this season and qualified for the 16 team MCLA National Division 1 Tournament for the eighth straight year. Michigan State finished the season with a 12-5 record, including a perfect 8-0 in conference play. Junior Patrick Donovan  wa

  • Michigan State defeated Northeastern 13-6 Tuesday, May 9 in a consolation game of the Division 1 MCLA national tournament in Irvine California. Michigan State ends the season with a record of 12-5 after losing to #1 seed Brigham Young 10-8 Monday night. In that game, State outscored BYU 7-1 during a furious second half rally. "Our performance in the second half against Brigham Young demonstrates that this team is capable of playing some very, very good lacrosse" said Spartan Head Coach Cam Hold

  • Michigan State fell behind 9-1 at halftime but outscored #1 seed Brigham Young 7-1 in a furious second half rally that fell just short. The Spartan defense held Brigham Young scoreless the last 26 minutes of the game but Michigan State could not climb all the way back and lost 10-8 in a MCLA national championship first round game in Irvine California. The Spartans end the season 11-5 having won their sixth consecutive CCLA conference title and earning their eight consecutive bid to the MCLA nat

  • Inside Lacrosse article from May 5, 2017 #16 seed Michigan State (11-4) takes on #1 seed Brigham Young (14-4) Monday May 8 at 7:30 pm EDT  at the University of California-Irvine campus. Watch the Live Stream here. 2017 marks the eighth consecutive season that the Spartans have qualified for the 16 team Men's Collegiate Lacrosse Association (MCLA) Division 1 national championship. "Our team is ready" said head Coach Cam Holding "We traveled over 4,000 miles during the regular season for two tr

  • Michigan State (11-4, 8-0) captured a record-setting sixth consecutive Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association (CCLA) Division 1 title Sunday afternoon with a 12-4 victory over Pittsburgh (12-5, 5-3) in the championship game of the CCLA tournament played in Chelsea Michigan. The Spartan defense allowed just eight shots on goal by the Panthers and junior goal keeper Kevin Boland scored a highlight reel goal on a 75 yard shot to neutralize Pittsburgh's 10-man ride.  Pittsburgh had no defensive a

  • #1 seed Michigan State (10-4, 7-0) advanced to the Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association Division 1 final for the sixth consecutive year with a 14-6 victory today over #4 seed Davenport University (7-8, 3-4). The Spartans have won five CCLA D1 titles in a row (2012-2016), equaling the streak set by the University of Michigan from 2007-2011 before the Wolverines moved to NCAA Division 1. The Spartans will face #3 seed Pittsburgh (11-4, 5-2), who upset the #2 seed Minnesota (11-4, 5-2) 12-11. Th

  • Top seeded Michigan State (9-4, 6-0) looks to capture their sixth straight Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association (CCLA) Division 1 title as they begin play today in the CCLA D1 tournament in Chelsea Michigan. The #1 seed Spartans will take on the #4 seed Davenport University Panthers (7-7, 3-3) at 1:00 pm EDT at Chelsea HS Stadium. The winner will advance to play the winner of the other D1 semifinal between #2 seed Minnesota and #3 seed Pittsburgh which will be played at 4:00 pm today. The fi

  • #17 Michigan State completed an undefeated 6-0 conference season Sunday evening vs Western Michigan in a game played in Byron Center Michigan before a large crowd of over 1,000 people. Originally a home game for Western Michigan, the venue was moved to Byron Center to help celebrate a "Lacrosse Day with a Cause" to raise money for a Byron Center High School boy's lacrosse player with a rare form of bone cancer.  Michigan State jumped out to 10-0 lead after the first quarter and did not allow t

  • #17 Michigan State's victory over Central Michigan Wednesday night has earned them the #1 seed in the D1 Central Collegiate Lacrosse Association Tournament April 29-30 in Chelsea Michigan. Michigan State will play the #4 seed, Davenport, at 1:00 pm on April 29th. #2 seed Minnesota will play #3 seed Pittsburgh at 4:00 pm that same day. Winners of the semi-final games will battle for the CCLA D1 Championship at noon ET on Sunday, April 30. Spartans second year head coach Cam Holding: "We are plea

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