MLL in NCAA: Schuss Leads Buckeyes to Third Seed

Senior – Logan Schuss – Attack – Ohio Machine – Ohio State Buckeyes

Ohio Machine’s 11th overall pick had a marvellous week for the Buckeyes (12-3) scoring nine points in two games in the ECAC Championship.  On Saturday, Schuss scored two goals and one assist in an 11-10 win over Denver to capture the ECAC Championship.  In the ECAC Semi Finals, the Ladner, BC native led the Buckeyes with five goals and one assist.

In 15 games this season, Schuss scored a career high 40 goals and 23 assists (63 points) to lead his team in scoring.

Ohio State now takes on Towson (10-7) in first round NCAA action on May 12th at 3 PM.

Senior – Kevin Cooper  – Midfield – Chesapeake Bayhawks – Maryland Terps

Chesapeake’s 2nd round (16th overall) pick in the 2013 Collegiate draft had an outstanding game versus the Colgate Raiders (8-7) on Saturday afternoon in a 18-6 victory.  Cooper scored two goals and four assists for Maryland (10-3) in their last regular season game.  

In 2013, the Crofton, MD native has started all 13 games for the Terps, scoring 19 goals and 21 assists for 40 points on the year.  In his four year career at the University of Maryland, Cooper has scored 79 points (36G, 43A) in 55 games.

Despite losing in the ACC Semi Finals to Virginia, the NCAA Selection Committee ranked Maryland No. 6 in the country and will now face Cornell (12-3) on May 12th at 1 PM in first round action of the NCAA Tournament.

Senior – Cameron Flint – Midfield – Boston Cannons – Denver Pioneers

Boston Cannons draft pick (6th overall) and Denver Pioneer (12-4) scored one goal and one assist in a heartbreaking loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes (12-3) on Saturday afternoon.  Peterborough, ON native Turner Evans scored the winning goal with 23 seconds left in the fourth quarter to take an 11-10 lead and win the ECAC Championship and a automatic berth into the NCAA Tournament.

On May 2nd, in ECAC Semi Finals, Flint picked up three goals and two assists in a 10-8 win over Fairfield (8-7).

The NCAA Selection Committee ranked Denver No. 4 in the country and will now face U at Albany (13-4) on May 11th at 7:30 pm in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

The Georgetown, ON native finished the regular season, third in scoring for the Pioneers with 43 points (32G, 11A) in 16 games.

Senior – Lee Coppersmith – Midfield – Boston Cannons – Johns Hopkins Blue Jays

Johns Hopkin’s Blue Jay (9-5); Lee Coppersmith scored one goal and one assist in his final NCAA game to beat Army (8-6) 9-4 on Friday night.  The Cannons 22nd overall pick in the 2013 draft had a career high in points this year scoring 11 goals and 7 assists for 18 points in 13 games.  

For the first time in 41 years, the Blue Jays will not be advancing to the NCAA Tournament.  The last time Johns Hopkins did not qualify for the NCAA Tournament was 1971, the tournament’s first year.

Coppersmith will now join the Cannons when they host the Denver Outlaws on May 11th at 7 PM.