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Quint Kessenich: Eleven teams in national title race
Conference championship week is here in men's lacrosse, and the automatic qualifiers are up for grabs.
Lehigh has grabbed the AQ from the Patriot League, leaving seven guaranteed spots in the NCAA tournament.
Virginia won't be invited, and Johns Hopkins could be a bystander, too, which opens things up for rising programs.
At least 11 teams are serious contenders for a title. Here's my breakdown of each:
—By Quint Kessenich, For The Baltimore Sun
May 2, 2013