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Blackbears fall to the Spartans 

THE LAST TIME A TEAM FROM THE EAST WON THE NCAA TITLE WAS BOSTON COLLEGE IN 2001… MAINE THE OTHER EASTERN TEAM IN 99, OTHER THAN THAT IT’S ALL TEAMS FROM THE MIDWEST AND BEYOND..TO ST. LOUIS AND 23 SECONDS IN…IT WAS PAYDIRT FOR THE BLACKBEARS…KEITH JOHNSONMADE IT1-0, THEN JOSH SOARES SCORED A FEW MINUTES LATER 2-0 MAINE THREE AND HALF MINUTES INTO THE GAME… THE SPARTANS WENT ONTO SCORE FOUR GOALS TO WIN 4-2 DESPITE 29 SAVES FROM BEN BISHOP. THE CAMPAIGN ENDS AT 23-15-2.