WINTER PARK, Fla. (Men’s Lacrosse) – The pairings for the 2014 Inaugural Sunshine State Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship have been solidified. The first-ever conference tournament will begin on Saturday, April 19 with the semifinal round and will conclude on Saturday, April 26 with the championship game.
No. 6 Tampa (13-2, 5-0 SSC) won the first conference regular-season title with a clean sweep of the other five conference opponents. The Spartans won the title and secured the No. 1 overall seed at the 2014 tournament with their 19-5 win over Lynn on April 12.
The Spartans will host No. 4 Rollins (6-8, 2-3 SSC) on Saturday, April 19 in Tampa at 1 p.m. Live stats and video will be available onwww.tampaspartans.com. The Tars fell to Saint Leo in the regular-season finale Tuesday night by a score of 11-7 to earn the fourth and finale seed in this year’s tournament.
Tampa beat Rollins by a score of 13-8 back on April 9 in a regular-season conference game.
No. 10 Florida Southern (10-3, 4-1 SSC) finished second in the league standings and will serve as the No. 2 seed in this year’s tournament. The Moccasins will host No. 3 Saint Leo (8-6, 3-2 SSC) on Saturday, April 19 at 1 p.m. Live stats and video will be available on www.fscmocs.com. The Lions defeated Rollins in the regular-season finale to earn the third seed.
On April 5, Florida Southern edged Saint Leo by a score of 11-10 in overtime in their regular-season conference game.
The winners will play for the Inaugural SSC Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Saturday, April 26 at the highest remaining seed’s home field. Time is to be determined.
Stay tuned to www.sunshinestateconference.com for full coverage of the 2014 SSC Men’s Lacrosse Championship.