ANNVILLE, Pa. – The Stevenson University men's lacrosse team was voted No. 1 in the MAC Commonwealth preseason coaches poll released Friday morning. The Mustangs received seven of nine first place votes to take the top spot. Widener garnered 55 points and one first place vote to be slotted second, while Messiah got the other first place nod and totaled 53 points to sit third.
The Mustangs have captured six straight MAC Commonwealth championships since joining the league prior to the 2013 season and have compiled a 48-0 record in conference regular season play. Last season, Stevenson won its sixth consecutive league crown with a 12-6 win over Widener in the conference title game.
Stevenson, ranked No. 18 in the USILA Division III preseason poll, opens its season Saturday, February 16 when it hosts Ursinus in a 7 pm contest at Mustang Stadium.