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Regional Digest: Hartford Lacrosse Team Wins America East Championship

Hartford Lacrosse Team Wins America East

At Albany, N.Y., the fourth-seeded Hartford men's lacrosse team finished its run through the America East Championship on Saturday by knocking off third-seeded Vermont, 17-16, to clinch the title. The Hawks (11-6) earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Alec Brown, Griffin Feiner, Justin Huggins and Dylan Protesto were named to the All-Championship team for the Hawks, who upended fourth-ranked Albany, 11-10, in overtime on Thursday. Protesto was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player with a 72.2 percent winning percentage on faceoffs (39-for-54). Dylan Jinks, Trevor O'Brien, Brown all had hat tricks Saturday. ......