Ohio Machine earn 2017 MLL Championship with 17-12 win! For the first time in the history of the franchise, the Ohio Machine are Champions of Major League Lacrosse after beating the Denver Outlaws, 17-12 on Saturday night at Ford Center at the Star in Dallas in front of 7,543.
Marcus Holman was named the Coca-Cola Most Valuable Player after scoring four goals and adding two assists. He netted the go-ahead goal at 7:45 in the fourth quarter that eventually gave Ohio the win.
The Outlaws, who won the 2016 Championship game against this very Ohio team, took a 7-6 lead into the locker room at halftime after rookie Zach Currier and Mike Bocklet scored consecutive goals just over a minute apart at the end of the second quarter.