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The Dowling College Golden Lions Men's Lacrosse Team (Credit: Robert E. Klein)

The Dowling College Golden Lions Men's Lacrosse Team celebrate their 11-10 victory over Limestone College after winning the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Dowling 11, Limestone 10

Dowling College defeated Limestone College 11-10 to win the Division II Men's National Championship.

Dowling attackman Matthew Muzio (20) winds up for
(Credit: Robert E. Klein )

Dowling attackman Matthew Muzio (20) winds up for his shot on Limestone goalie Steven Gartelman (1) during the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game won by Dowling 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Dowling defender Matthew Lauria (24) moves in on
(Credit: Robert E. Klein)

Dowling defender Matthew Lauria (24) moves in on Limestone College attackman Riley Loewen (10) during the NCAA Division II Men's National Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Dowling's Billy Richarson (37), center, watches his shot
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Dowling's Billy Richarson (37), center, watches his shot go past Limestone goalie Steve Gartelman during the NCAA Division II Men's National Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

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Dowling defenders Derek Muzio (29) and Chris Connor
(Credit: Robert E. Klein)

Dowling defenders Derek Muzio (29) and Chris Connor (8) watch goalie Ryan Dougherty make a save off a shot from Limestone's Shayne Jackson during the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game won by Dowling 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Limestone defender Steven Sauser (4) lands his stick
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Limestone defender Steven Sauser (4) lands his stick on the back of Dowling attackman Billy Richarson (37) during the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game won by Dowling 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Dowling attackman Vito DeMola (1) is the meat
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Dowling attackman Vito DeMola (1) is the meat of the sandwich between Limestone midfielder Jamar Peete (3) and Anthony Starnino (27) during the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game won by Dowling 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Dowling coach J. B. Clark shouts instructions during
(Credit: Robert E. Klein)

Dowling coach J. B. Clark shouts instructions during the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game against Limestone College at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

Limestone midfielder Jamar Peete (3) jumps in an
(Credit: Robert E. Klein)

Limestone midfielder Jamar Peete (3) jumps in an effort to check Dowling's Brendan Hayes (15) during the NCAA Division II Men's National Championship game. Dowling won 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

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Limestone midfielder Jackson Decker (25) fires a shot
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Limestone midfielder Jackson Decker (25) fires a shot over Dowling goalie Ryan Dougherty (35) while being checked defender Matthew Lauria (24) during the NCAA Division II Men's National Championship game. Dowlin won 11-10 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

The Dowling College Golden Lions Men's Lacrosse Team
(Credit: Robert E. Klein)

The Dowling College Golden Lions Men's Lacrosse Team celebrate their 11-10 victory over Limestone College after winning the NCAA Division II Men's Lacrosse National Championship game at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass. (May 27, 2012)

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