The University of Lynchburg men’s lacrosse team beat Sewanee 14-12 Wednesday night in the first-round game of the NCAA Division III tournament. Thunderstorms forced more than two hours of weather delays, and the Sewanee Tigers took the lead for a time, but the Hornets battled back and won their home game on Shellenberger Field.
Lynchburg will now travel to York, Pennsylvania, for a game against York College, which is coached by Brandon Childs ’04.
In other NCAA Tournament news, the News & Advance pointed out Wednesday that five teams in the NCAA tournament are coached by Lynchburg alumni, either at the head coach or assistant coach levels. The article demonstrates the way that Lynchburg Coach Steve Koudelka influences his student-athletes with high expectations in all aspects of their lives.