Regis Women’s Lacrosse Captures RMAC Championship
May 06, 2019
DENVER — The Regis University women’s lacrosse team wrapped up the 2019 Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) tournament championship on Sunday by beating Lindenwood University, 16-15, in double overtime.
For Regis, the conference’s top overall seed, it marked its third RMAC tournament championship and continued its march as one of the elite lacrosse programs in the country. With the win, Regis earned the No. 2 seed in the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association Poll, its highest ranking in program history.
Senior Sarah Lugo got the game-winning goal in the second overtime. Senior Sarah Myres led the Rangers with five goals and an assist, while sophomore Kyleigh Peoples added four goals and an assist.
Regis (18-0) is the only undefeated lacrosse team in all divisions of the NCAA. The team advanced to the Division II National Championship game last year and will look to get there again.
The team opens its tournament at 11 a.m. Friday against the University of Indianapolis on the Regis lacrosse field. Indianapolis enters the game 18-1, its lone loss coming against perennial powerhouse Le Moyne College at the beginning of the season. Games are open to the public; admission is $10.
The winner will play either Lindenwood University or Colorado Mesa University at noon on Sunday at Regis.
Established in 1877, Regis University is a premier, globally engaged institution of higher learning in the Jesuit Catholic tradition that prepares leaders to live productive lives of faith, meaning and service. One of 28 Jesuit universities in the nation, Regis has four campus locations in the Denver metro area and Colorado Springs and extensive online program offerings with more than 11,000 enrolled students. For more information, visit www.regis.edu.