BUFFALO, NY- For the sixth time in the last seven years the Canisius women's lacrosse team will head to the NCAA tournament. The Griffs will now face Boston College in the first round of the big dance on Friday, May 12t
Sunday afternoon at the Demske Complex the Lady Griffs beat Fairfield 13-to-10 to win the championship.
Canisius has played Fairfield four times in the championship game and won three of them.
Junior Erica Evans led the way with 6 goals and 4 assists. Evans now leads the country in goals with 76. Its a new school record for Canisius and is also a MAAC record for goals in a season.
Ashley Bull had 3 goals for the Griffs. Six Canisius players scored in the win.
Despite all their success and a number of really close calls, the Lady Griffs have never won an NCAA tournament game.