Tufts Named New England Champs in Final NEILA Poll of 2015

NEWTON, Mass. — Tufts University are the Division 3 New England champions for the second consecutive year as they topped the final New England Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (NEILA) polls of 2015.

The Jumbos were unanimously picked #1 after defeating RIT 19-12 in a national semifinal this past weekend. Tufts will play for their second straight national championship next Sunday at 4:00 pm against Lynchburg at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa.

Tufts joins Yale University (D1) and Merrimack College (D2), who had previously been voted as New England champions this year in their respective divisions.