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On This Day In History | 2008

May 25, 2018
B Lax Salisbury 2008 Titus

Titus (holding trophy) celebrates the 2008 National Championship

On this day 10 years ago, Greg Titus ’03 closed a sensational collegiate career with 2 goals and 3 assists to lead Salisbury to a second consecutive National Championship in a 19-13 win over Cortland.

The former Bear found the net twice and added an assist in the first quarter as the Sea Gulls jumped out to a 7-3 lead. Titus’ knotted the game at 1-1, found teammate Matt Hickman for a 3-1 edge, then scored on a man-up advantage with 5:28 left to push the lead to 4-1. Titus added two assists in the 3rd quarter, the second of which extended Salisbury’s advantage to 14-7. The Red Dragons would respond with four unanswered goals to creep back within 14-11, but the Gulls closed with a 5-2 spurt to seal their fourth championship in five years.

Titus was named an Honorable Mention All-American that season after finishing 8th in the nation in goals (54) and 32nd in points (64). He also ended his career with the distinction of never having lost a college game, going a perfect 85-0 in four unblemished championship seasons at Salisbury in 2004 (20-0), 2005 (20-0), 2007 (23-0), and 2008 (22-0).

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Salisbury

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