Mercyhurst hit the post twice in the last two minutes of the fourth quarter Sunday, allowing Le Moyne to hold on and capture the NCAA Division II men's lacrosse title, 11-10, at Lincoln Financial Field.
Le Moyne goalie Jeff White, the game's outstanding player, recorded 10 of his 13 saves in the second half. Nate Frechette had a game-high three goals and Tyler Prevost added a goal and two assists. James Chayka scored twice and assisted on two others to lead Mercyhurst (18-1).
It is the first title for LeMoyne (18-2) since 2007.
Mercyhurst's Brian Scheetz fired a shot off the post with 1 minute, 51 seconds left and Jake McAndrew hit the goal's top right post with 44 seconds remaining.