The 2016 Lourdes mens’ lacrosse team was invited to the NAIA national tournament after an outstanding season. The team defeated Missouri Baptist 15-9 in the Greenville, S. C. tourney in the opening round May 5 but lost to Davenport 23-11 the next day.
The team then headed to Irvine, Calif., to play in the Men’s Collegiate Lacrosse Association tournament on May 9. They defeated Minnesota Duluth on a game winning score by Northview graduate Tanner Jaramillo, 11 to 10.
However, the next day, the team’s season came to an end in a loss at the hands of undefeated St. Thomas, Minn. in the quarterfinals. The final score was 20-14.