SB Shootout: SBCC Prevails in Historic Game
from staff reports
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. -- Santa Barbara City College defeated Marymount 17-3 in the first game between community colleges west of the Mississippi, highlighting day one of the Santa Barbara Shootout.
The event, featuring 95 teams across three divisions in 48 games, began Friday. It includes 30 teams in the expanded US Lacrosse WDIA division, making it the largest WDIA event this side of Nationals.
In Friday's signature matchup, No. 6-ranked Florida Club nipped No. 8-ranked Colorado State in overtime, 10-9. The Gators then improved to 5-0 on the season by later holding off No. 16 BYU, 8-6.
In another top-10 matchup, No. 2 UCSB edged No. 9 Lindenwood, 15-14, at La Playa Stadium.
No. 7-ranked Cal Poly, the one-time dynasty playing under new coach Robert Novorolsky and eying a return to the top of the WDIA ranks, defeated No. 11-ranked Georgia, 15-9.
Friday also featured the first upset of the Santa Barbara
Shootout, as unranked Denver Club toppled No. 19-ranked Pittsburgh,
12-11. Pitt also lost to No. 4 Santa Clara. The other upset was No.
10 UCLA downing No. 5 Michigan, 12-9.
In another game featuring teams ranked in Lacrosse Magazine's top 20 preseason poll, No. 3 Colorado trumped No. 12 Texas, 13-8.
Friday's Scoreboard | LMO's WDIA Scoreboard
Westminster 18, Davenport 12
No. 7 Cal Poly 15, No. 11 Georgia 9
Denver Club 12, No. 19 Pittsburgh 11
No. 2 UCSB 15, No. 9 Lindenwood 14
No. 10 UCLA 12, No. 5 Michigan 9
SBCC 17, Marymount 3
No. 4 Santa Clara 15, Pittsburgh 4
No. 6 Florida Club 8, No. 16 BYU 6
Denver Club 17, Arizona Club 12
Chapman 12, Davenport 4
LMO's got you covered with Saturday's and Sunday's action from the Santa Barbara Shootout. Click here to visit the live blog, which launches Saturday. at 10:30 a.m Pacific.
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