Qualifiers for the 2022 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Invitational Announced

Qualifiers for the 2022 NAIA Men's Lacrosse Invitational Announced

Kansas City, Mo. – [Bracket] The NAIA has officially announced the eight qualifiers and bracket for the 2022 NAIA Men's Lacrosse National Invitational. The event will take place in Pensacola, Fla. on May 11-14.

This year's field includes three automatic qualifiers and five at-large bids. The automatic qualifiers were determined by the conference/group tournament winners. The remaining at-large bids were determined by the final regular-season Men's Lacrosse Coaches' Top 10 Poll announced Sunday. That Top 10 Poll can be viewed HERE.  

The NAIA Network – the association's official video-streaming home – will broadcast all games live at the 2022 NAIA Men's Lacrosse National Invitational. The video platform, powered by Presto Sports, allows users access to live video, statistics and social interaction on a number of devices, including mobile. Single-day passes and invitational passes are available for purchase.


Qualifier Highlights

  • Men's lacrosse is in its sixth year as an invitational sport in the NAIA.
  • Reinhardt (Ga.) is the only team that has made an appearance at all of the invitationals including 2022.
  • Indiana Tech and Keiser (Fla.) are making their fifth appearance in the national invitational.
  • Benedictine (Kan.) and Cumberlands (Ky.) will be making their third appearance in the 2022 national invitational.
  • St. Ambrose (Iowa) is making its second appearance in the 2022 field.
  • Reinhardt (Ga.) is the only team in the 2021 field that has won an invitational title. The Eagles won a title in 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2021.
Team Qualification Appearances Last Qualified Titles
Aquinas At-Large 2 2021  
Benedictine Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament Champion 3 2021  
Cumberlands At-Large 3 2021  
Indiana Tech Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference Tournament Champion 5 2021  
Keiser At-Large 5 2021  
Reinhardt Appalachian Athletic Conference Tournament Champion 6 2021 4
St. Ambrose At-Large 2 2021  
Tennessee Wesleyan At-Large 2 2016  

Invitational Information

men's lacrosse


May 8-11, 2024
Savannah, GA