Boston University Crowned Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Champions (5.8.22) -

Boston University Crowned Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Champions (5.8.22)

BOSTON – Boston University was crowned the Patriot League men’s lacrosse champion on Sunday for the first time in program history with a 14-10 win against No. 2 Army West Point at Nickerson Field in Boston, Mass.

BU junior attack Louis Perfetto was named the Patriot League Championship Most Valuable Player at the conclusion of the championship.

The Terriers received the League’s automatic berth to the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship and will learn their opponent during the NCAA DI Men’s Lacrosse Championship Selection Show on Sunday, May 8 at 9 p.m. on ESPNU.

2022 Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse All-Tournament Team

Most Valuable Player: Louis Perfetto, Boston University, Jr., A

Matt Garber, Boston University, Sr., GK

Roy Meyer, Boston University, Jr., LSM

Timmy Ley, Boston University, Sr., A

Bobby Abshire, Army West Point, Sr., M

Reese Burek, Army West Point, Jr., M

Brendan Nichtern, Army West Point, Sr., A

James Spence, Lehigh, Gr., GK

Mike Sisselberger, Lehigh, Sr., FO

Aidan Olmstead, Loyola Maryland, Gr., A

Sam Shafer, Loyola Maryland, Gr., GK



BOSTON – The Boston University Terriers captured their first Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Championship in program history with a 14-10 win over No. 2 Army West Point.

* BU went on a four-goal run to increase their lead to 12-7 going into the final period. Army senior attack Brendan Nichtern snapped BU’s run with a goal at the 12:35 mark in the fourth quarter.

* Senior attack Timmy Ley paced BU with four goals and one assist.

* Junior attack Louis Perfetto, senior attack Matt Hilburn and sophomore attackmen James Corcoran and Tommy Bourque all scored two goals apiece.

* Junior attack Vince D’Alto and junior midfielder Donnie Howard added one goal in the win.

* BU goalkeeper Matt Garber collected 15 saves for a .600 save percentage.

* Army junior midfielder Reese Burek led the team with five goals. Nichtern finished with two goals and four assists.

* Senior midfielders Bobby Abshire, Matt Horace and Danny Kielbasa all added one goal.

* Freshman faceoff specialist Will Coletti went 18-for-27 at the ‘X’ with eight ground balls.

* Army goalkeeper Wyatt Schupler made 12 saves.

Recaps: Army | Boston U

Patriot League Men’s Lacrosse Championship Schedule

Quarterfinal Round – Tuesday, May 3 | Hosted by No. 1 Boston University

No. 6 Bucknell 7, at No. 3 Loyola 11

No. 5 Navy 8, at No. 4 Lehigh 14


Semifinal Round – Friday, May 6 | Hosted by No. 1 Boston University

No. 4 Lehigh 12, vs. No. 1 Boston University 13

No. 3 Loyola Maryland 13, vs. No. 2 Army West Point 14

2022 Patriot League Championship Game – Sunday, May 8 | Hosted by No. 1 Boston University

No. 2 Army West Point 10 at No. 1 Boston University 14


The Patriot League is in its fourth decade of academic and athletic achievement, continually demonstrating that student-athletes can excel at both academics and athletics without sacrificing high standards. The Patriot League’s athletic success is achieved while its member institutions remain committed to its founding principle of admitting and graduating student-athletes that are academically representative of their class. Participation in athletics at Patriot League institutions is viewed as an important component of a well-rounded education.



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