Friday's Scores: Start Me Up!
The postseason is upon us! That's right, today marks the advent of the conference tournament season and there is no shortage of quality contests.
In total, there are 10 games on the Division I schedule/scores page for today, Friday, April 21.
The SELC starts its grueling, 36-hour, three-game extravaganza this evening in and around Johns Creek, Ga.
|Virginia Tech d. Florida||12-6|
|Auburn d. Clemson||6-4|
|Liberty d. Florida State||10-9 (ot)|
|Georgia Tech d. NC State||12-8|
There were two big upsets in that first round.
Auburn downs Clemson 6-4 in the first round of playoffs!!! Semifinals tomorrow 8pm against Liberty!!! #WarDamnEagle
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But mostly it was the Flames shocking Florida State in overtime on a Carter Elliot goal, and potentially knocking the Noles out of nationals contention.
Flames rally past Seminoles in overtime in SELC quarterfinals https://t.co/wNY8nUMl7p @MCLA pic.twitter.com/0BS4plxMwE
— Liberty Lacrosse (@LibertyLax) April 22, 2017
Liberty has control of the_mcla Snapchat account heading into their contest with Florida State, so check that out. At this point, Georgia Tech appears to be the favorite to win it all.
Which of the four #1 seeds in the SELC D-I tourney is most likely to grab the AQ to nationals? #mcla17
— MCLA Tournament '17 (@MCLA_Tournament) April 19, 2017
In other D-I action, No. 25 Boston College dismissed No. 22 Northeastern, 12-5.
And in another classic rivalry, No. 5 California bounced Stanford, 16-10.
Final score Bears: 16 Cardinal: 5. #GoBears
— Cal Men's Lacrosse (@CalBearsLax) April 22, 2017
Davenport cruised to a senior day victory over Oakland, 27-7.
In Division II, there are nine games on the schedule/scores docket.
The eight-team SELC D-II tournament gets underway, as well, this evening.
|Palm Beach Atlantic d. UNC-Charlotte||18-6|
|Columbus State d. Coastal Carolina||10-8|
|Florida Gulf Coast d. Appalachian State||8-6|
|Kennesaw State d. Citadel||25-8|
The Lone Star Alliance tournament also kicked off with Baylor bouncing Dallas Baptist, 16-6.
Congratulations to @BaylorMLAX for a dominate 16-6 victory over DBU!
Semifinals are against Louisiana Lafayette on April 29th. #SicEm pic.twitter.com/v2Wl7Bds0d
— Bear Bell (@BearBell_BU) April 22, 2017