Phillylacrosse.com, Posted 5/7/17
From Press Release and Staff Report
Matt Rambo (La Salle), Bryce Young (St. Augustine Prep-NJ) and Curtis Corley (Shawnee-NJ) made key contribution Saturday to help the top-seeded Maryland men’s lacrosse team win the 2017 Big Ten Tournament title after posting a 10-9 win over second-seeded Ohio State in the championship game at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium at Columbus, Ohio.
The Terrapins’ Connor Kelly led all scorers with five goals. Colin Heacock scored the game-winner with 3:27 remaining, securing Maryland’s fifth goal of the fourth quarter. Ohio State was led offensively by Big Ten Freshman of the Year Tre Leclaire, who totaled four points with three goals and an assist. Maryland goalie Dan Morris recorded eight saves in the win.
Rambo had a goal, two assists and three groundballs while defenseman Young scored once, had four groundballs and a caused turnover and Corley had two groundballs. For Ohio State, defenseman Freddy Freibott (Salesianum School-DE) had a goal and was named to the all-tournament team.
Maryland won its second straight Big Ten Tournament title and earns the conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The NCAA Selection Show will air on ESPNU Sunday at 9 p.m. ET.
Kelly was named the tournament Most Valuable Player after also tallying five points against Penn State in the semifinals. The complete Big Ten All-Tournament Team is listed below:
Shack Stanwick, Johns Hopkins
Connor Kelly, Maryland
Dan Morris, Maryland
Tim Muller, Maryland
Tim Rotanz, Maryland
Freddy Freibott (Salesinaum School), Ohio State
Tre Leclaire, Ohio State
Ben Randall, Ohio State
Jake Withers, Ohio State
Chris Sabia (Haverford School), Penn State