The UMass men's lacrosse team watched their season come to an end after losing, 13-11, to Colgate in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Garber Field on Saturday. UMass was the No. 1 ranked team in the nation going into Saturday's match playing against the No. 9 Colgate Raiders.
The Minutemen built leads of 7-2 and 9-5 before the Raiders tied it at 9-9 late in the third quarter. Senior Art Kell was the offensive leader for the Minutemen scoring three goals on six shots.
The Raiders went on to take the lead when senior Chris Zielinski scored in the fourth quarter with 7:12 remaining. The leading scorer in the nation Peter Baum added an extra goal with less than four minutes to play for his 66th goal of the season.
UMass player Will Manny was a Tewaaraton Finalist, awarded to the top Lacrosse player in the nation.
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