Enjoying the ideal ending to an undefeated season, the Chapman University men’s lacrosse team celebrates its first MCLA Division I national championship May 14 at Wilson Field. The Panthers captured the title with a 9-5 win over Cal Poly San Luis Obispo in the championship game.
The victory capped a 22-0 campaign that included four playoff victories in six days. Junior Simon Jenkins was selected tournament most valuable player, while sophomore Dylan Garner led the tourney in scoring, tallying four goals and two assists in the title game. What’s more, head coach Dallas Hartley was named coach of the year.