May 1, 2010

Brown Men’s Lacrosse Wins Share Of Ivy League Title

Providence, Rhode Island - The Brown men's lacrosse team has won a share of the Ivy League Championship following its 10-9 overtime victory over Dartmouth earlier this afternoon. Brown's eighth Ivy League title and second in the last three years was shared with Cornell, Princeton and Yale, with each team posting a 4-2 Ivy league record.

Following its 10-9 win over Dartmouth, coach Lars Tiffany's Brown team had to wait for the result of the Cornell vs. Princeton match-up that started at 5:00 p.m. Cornell captured a 10-9 victory over the Tigers to claim its share of the Ivy title and the number one seed in next week's Ivy League Playoffs. Yale beat Harvard, 9-8, earlier in the day to post its 4-2 Ivy record.

The first ever Ivy League Playoffs will be held next weekend, Friday, May 7 and Sunday, May 9, in Ithaca, New York. Brown will face Cornell in Friday's semifinal game starting at 8:00 p.m., while Princeton and Yale will play the other semifinal game at 5:00 p.m.