Final Day Results from the 2013 Vail Lacrosse Shootout

The last day of 41st Vail Lacrosse Shootout saw the Men's and Women's Elite champions crowned. In the day's first title game, heavily favored Team STX got out to a quick lead and never looked back to claim their first Women's Elite crown. The Men's championship will go down as one of the all-time best finals in tournament history. After trailing by a wide margin, Colorado-based All Out clawed back to win its first title in double overtime.

Men's Elite

Championship: All Out 16, Lacrossewear 15 (2 OT)
Lacrossewear got out of the gates hot and was leading 7-2 midway through the second quarter. All Out was able to stop the bleeding as they narrowed the gap to 8-5 by halftime. The teams traded goals in the third quarter, but with four seconds left before the end of the period, All Out converted on a fast break to further narrow the lead to 11-9.

All Out used the momentum of the late goal and came out firing in the fourth tying the game when Tournament MVP Nick Ossello (Notre Dame '15) won a faceoff and scored a two point goal on the ensuing fast break. All Out tooktheir first lead with under three minutes left in the fourth quarter and tried to kill the clock for the remaining few minutes. After an exciting defensive series to get the ball back, Lacrossewear's Kieran McArdel (St. John's '14) tied the game with 44 seconds left in regulation.

In the first, non-sudden-death overtime, All Out looked like it would be the victor after Billy Ward (Syracuse '14) scored first, but Lacrossewear's Reilly O'Connor (Georgetown '15) put home a game- tying goal with less than two seconds left to stay alive. In the second overtime (sudden-death), All Out's Billy Ward scored the game winning goal just 20 seconds in after Nick Ossello won the faceoff.

3rd Place: Brine Elite 12, Big Green Herd 5
Brine won over BGH by possessing the ball and taking the lead early with five goals to BGH's two. Brine kept their lead by scoring seven goals in the second half.

5th Place: Adrenaline Tropics 13, Rocky Mountain Oysters 7
Robby Grabher of the Tropics dominated the face offs the entire game. The Oysters did manage to score a behind-the-back goal in the last seconds of the game.

7th Place: Millennium Lacrosse 9, Denver City Lax/StyLax 8
Millennium started off slow, but picked up the pace in the second half just enough to get the win. Tills of Millennium played goalie, won the face off and scored a goal.

9th Place: FCA 15, LOFers 6
11rd Place: Jammin' Salmon 15, Southern Combat 2
13th Place: True Lacrosse 7, Crease Beavers 6
15th Place: Team TAMA 14, Warrior X 4

Other Games
Team Gutman 10, Colorado Mavs 5
Minnesota Chill 11, Prestige Lacrosse 5

Final Standings
1st: All Out
2nd: Lacrossewear
3rd: Brine Elite
4th: Big Green Herd
5th: Adrenaline Tropics
6th: Rocky Mountain Oysters
7th: Millennium Lacrosse
8th: Denver City Lax/StyLax
9th: FCA
10th: LOFers
11th: Jammin' Salmon
12th: Southern Combat
13th: True Lacrosse
14th: Crease Beavers
15th: Team TAMA
16th: Warrior X
17th: Gutman
18th: Minnesota Chill
19th: Prestige Lacrosse
20th: Colorado Mavs

All-Tournament Team
Offensive MVP - Nick Ossello - All Out
Defensive MVP - Bobby Tait - All Out
High Scorer - Colin Reegan - Lacrossewear

Attack
Kieran McArdle - Lacrossewear
Grant Whiteway - Brine Elite
Todd Heritage - Big Green Herd
Billy Ward - All Out

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