Ten of 12 club teams from Pac-12 schools, five of them ranked in the MCLA Top 25, will gather at UCLA this weekend for the annual Pac-12 Shootout taking place Saturday and Sunday at the North Athletic and Intramural fields.
UNLV post two SLC divisional victories on a SoCal road trip, taking a big step toward the playoff berth it narrowly missed last season. And UC Santa Barbara overcame an early deficit to easily defeat visiting Stanford.
UC Santa Barbara, ranked No. 6 in the preseason MCLA coaches poll, plays host to No. 11 Stanford in what appears to be the marquee matchup of a fairly full Week 2 MCLA schedule.
In May, the MCLA national tournament comes to Orange County. But in March, Southland lacrosse fans have an early opportunity to show their support for the game at its highest levels with the Pacific Coast Shootout.
The 2014 MCLA season got under way last weekend with a handful of local games, as well as few out of the area that should be of interest to fans of Southland teams. Here’s a quick recap of what went down.