Cortland Faces Tough Test For National Title

By WBNG News

May 26, 2012 Updated May 26, 2012 at 9:29 PM EST

Cortland, NY (WBNG Binghamton) The Cortland Red Dragons lacrosse team is just one win away from their second national championship in the past 4 years.

And their opponent is no stranger.

The Red Dragons will take on lacrosse powerhouse Salisbury in the finals Sunday afternoon.

The two teams met in the finals 3 years in a row from 2006 through 2009, with Cortland winning once.

This is Salisbury's 9th trip to the finals since 2000, winning 6 national titles.

"They have an unbelievable offense that can put up goals at will almost. They've got a great midfielder in Sam Bradman and a great attack in Matt Cannone and their defense is number one in the nation in goals against so it's going to be a tall order for us to beat them," says senior Mike Tota.

"We're going to play a very dangerous offensive team in Salisbury from what I heard and ya know, we've watched them a number of times this year. Very high powered offense and we're going to have to play extremely well if we want to beat them," says head coach Steve Beville.

Both teams come into the national title game undefeated on the season.

They'll square off Sunday afternoon at 4:00 pm at Gillette Stadium, home of the New England Patriots.

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