Great Western Lacrosse League


Top Story - Tuesday, May 6, 2008:

NOTRE DAME, OHIO STATE MARCH ON
Two GWLL teams advance to second round for the first time


INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Two of the three Great Western Lacrosse League (GWLL) teams that qualified for the NCAA Tournament advanced last weekend. Unseeded Ohio State toppled No. 8 Cornell in an upset blow-out, winning No. 6 Notre Dame squeaked out an 8-7 overtime versus Colgate celebrated it’s most successful NCAA Tournament selection on Sunday, as the GWLL learned that three of its six teams would be competing for a national championship. That’s the most teams the league has qualified for the national tournament in its 15 year history. The only other NCAA conference to have more teams earn bids is the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) who will be sending four teams. Coming in as the only seeded team from the GWLL is the University of Notre Dame (13-2), who’s recent GWLL Tournament Championship helped earn the No. 6 seed for the Fighting Irish. The Ohio State University (10-5) and University of Denver (10-6) earned at-large bids to the tournament.


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Additional NCAA Tournament Information (Click on links below):

2008 Conference Standings

 Polls                Conference    Overall
IL/CO Team W L Pct. W L Pct. GF GA
6/ 5 X1 Notre Dame 4 1 .800 14 3 .824 206 120
11/12 X2 Ohio State 4 1 .800 11 6 .647 224 155
18/17 X3 Denver 4 1 .800 10 7 .588 186 169
/ 4 Quinnipiac 2 3 .400 8 5 .615 107 118
/ 5 Air Force 1 4 .200 3 9 .250 81 137
/ 6 Bellarmine 0 5 .000 7 7 .500 126 139

X - Qualify for the 2008 NCAA Tournament
IL - Nike/Inside Lacrosse Media Poll
CO - USILA Coaches Poll
RV - Denotes Receiving Votes

 
Final 2008 League Stats
Complete Statistics (HTM) 


2007 Conference Stats

League Members