Sunday, November 17, 2013

Warrior Football captures 15th MAC title

By Mitch Rupert - Beyond the Boundaries
OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Mike Clark sulked away from the Lycoming postgame huddle Saturday afternoon with a look of dejection draped across his face. There was no joining in on the hugs being shared by his Warriors team strewn about the south end of Stevenson's Mustang Stadium.

It wasn't that he wasn't happy to have just seen Lycoming capture a share of its second Middle Atlantic Conference championship in his six-year tenure. He was elated.

But the Warriors weren't able to get ahold of everything which was possible Saturday afternoon following a 36-20 win over Stevenson. Lebanon Valley's 40-25 loss to Albright meant the Warriors earned a share of its 15th MAC title with the Flying Dutchmen, but Delaware Valley's 50-28 win over Widener mean Lycoming's season is likely done.

The Aggies' win over Widener gave Lebanon Valley the MAC's automatic bid to the NCAA tournament which begins next week. As a three-loss team, there's very little change Lycoming will be able to claim one of the at-large berths into the tournament.

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