Mount women win NEC crown

May 02, 2004|By Staff

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. - Katie Mason (Mt. Hebron) scored three times and grabbed the final draw control to lead the top-seeded Mount St. Mary's women's lacrosse team to its first-ever Northeast Conference tournament championship with an 11-10 victory against No. 2 Monmouth on Sunday.

The Mount (14-4) will now move on to an NCAA Division I play-in game against Manhattan, the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference champion, on Saturday.

Mason, the NEC Rookie of the Year, scored three times in the championship game and secured the victory after picking up the final draw control with 15 ticks remaining.

Originally published May 2, 2004, 5:22 PM EDT

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