Bryant Men’s Lacrosse Prepares For NCAA Tournament Matchup With Johns Hopkins

Bryant University Press Release

SMITHFIELD, R.I. – The Bryant University men’s lacrosse team is set to face No. 6 Johns Hopkins in the 2023 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championships First Round on Sunday, May 14.

Several Rhode Island natives have suited up for the Black and Gold this season, helping the Bulldogs post a 12-4 record and claim their first America East Championship.

West Greenwich native Ryan Dobrzynski collected a pair of assists in the America East Championship and was named the AE Elite 18 Award winner. That honor is given to the student-athlete with the highest GPA competing in the championship. Dobrzynski is a 4.0 student that will graduate with a degree in Finance. He was named the Bryant University Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year at the end of the year athletics awards banquet. Dobrzynski has appeared in 13 games as a part of the second midfield unit and has posted two goals and two assists.

Charlestown native Luke Mead has seen action in 14 games this year, earning time as one of Bryant’s top long poles. He scored his first collegiate goal at Quinnipiac and has added nine ground balls and four caused turnovers.

Bryant also features Smithfield native Liam Smith and Cumberland native Liam Peterson, both 2019 graduates of La Salle Academy.

The Black and Gold will face Johns Hopkins on Sunday, May 14 at 12:00 p.m. The game will be played at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md., and will air nationally on ESPNU.

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