At the National Championships in Phoenix, AZ, the Lads opened up their campaign with games again Penn State and Virginia Tech. The first game against Penn State saw Tim Becker score a goal in 30th minute. The Lads maintained this lead with a solid defensive effort to get their first win of the tournament and establish a commanding lead in group play. The Lads next faced Virginia Tech. Outstanding goalkeeping from Raymond Cano kept the Lads level and ultimately helped secure a 0 - 0 draw in game that secured the #1 seed for the knockout stage of the tournament. The Lads face University of Cincinnati in the Sweet 16 tomorrow.