MVC Men's Lacrosse Stays in Top 20Posted April 30, 2014
Marshall, Mo. (April 30, 2014)- The Missouri Valley College men’s lacrosse team dropped one spot in the latest MCLA Division II Coaches’ Poll released Tuesday, but remain in the top 20. The Vikings fell to the No. 20 spot in this week’s ranking. The Vikings have now been ranked in eight-straight coaches’ polls.
The Vikings did not play a game between the week nine and week ten polls, but did play Tuesday night, defeating the University of Kansas on the road 23-11. The win moved MVC to 12-1 overall on the season to go along with a 4-0 mark in the GRLC Division II Northwest Division.
In addition to the latest ranking, the Viking lacrosse team has learned its opponent in the GRLC Division II Conference Tournament which takes place May 2-4 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. The Vikings will play Judson University in the quarterfinal round Friday at 1 p.m. A win will put the Vikings in the semifinal round Saturday at 4 p.m., against the winner of the DePaul University/St. Ambrose University game. The tournament championship game will be played Sunday at 12 p.m. The tournament champion receives an automatic bid to the MCLA Division National Tournament in Orange, Calif., May 12-17.
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About Missouri Valley College
Known for its dynamic, richly diverse, and friendly educational environment, Missouri Valley College offers many opportunities to grow in mind, body, and spirit. Grounded in the liberal arts, undergraduate studies empower students to master interdisciplinary skills needed to succeed in a knowledge-based global society. MVC offers over 40 academic programs, study abroad program, honors program, extracurricular activities, and 13 sports. The most popular majors include education and business, and some new majors are ag-business, nursing, graphic design, and health information systems (associate degree). Above all, Valley is committed to student success. For more information, call (660) 831-4000 or visit www.moval.edu.