UNC Shocks Maryland 13-7 for Women’s National Title

NCAA Division I Women's Lacrosse Championship - Finals
June 3, 2016

Three years ago, the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team ended Maryland’s bid for a perfect season, beating the Terrapins in the 2013 National Championship Game. That game went to triple overtime and was played at Villanova University, just outside of Philadelphia. On Sunday, UNC ended the Terrapins’ 26-game winning streak at Talen Energy Stadium, home of the Philadelphia Union of Major League Soccer. In the end, the result was the…

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NCAA Lacrosse Championship: UNC’s OT Win an Instant Classic

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 30: The North Carolina Tar Heels celebrate after defeating the Maryland Terrapins in overtime in the NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship at Lincoln Financial Field on May 30, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Tar Heels defeated the Terrapins 14-13. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
May 31, 2016

If there was ever an NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship game to see, it was this one. Maryland and North Carolina came down to the wire and then some. 1st Quarter Things got off to a hot start for the Tar Heels as they won the first face-off of the game and scored just over a minute into the game thanks to Luke Goldstock, his first of the game. Stephen Kelly…

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Tar Heels Advance To Title Game; First Since 1993

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May 28, 2016

In the opening game of the NCAA Final Four weekend, we had the U.N.C. Tar Heels defeat the Loyola Greyhounds 18-13.  This game was not as close as the score indicates. Chris Cloutier (So.) scored nine goals overall, tying the all time mark for goals in a playoff game.  Six of the nine were scored in the first half alone as the Heels led 14-5.  Pontrello, Kelly, Goldstock all scored…

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NCAA Lacrosse Final Four: North Carolina And Loyola Get Things Started

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May 27, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend is here, and that means some of the best lacrosse teams convene to decide a National Champion. The North Carolina Tar Heels and the Loyola Greyhounds get things kicked off at noon at Lincoln Financial Field (and on ESPN2), while Maryland and Brown follow. Make sure you read Brendan Staudt’s preview of the second semifinal game as well! Philadelphia Area Locals Both teams each have four kids…

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Lizards Top Hounds 21-18

CHARLOTTE, NC - JUNE 05:  Brendan Fowler #3 of the Charlotte Hounds wins a face-off against Greg Puskuldjian #94 of the Ohio Machine during their game at American Legion Memorial Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Ohio won 14-12.  (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)
May 23, 2016

The talks of an undefeated season in Major League Lacrosse has been put to rest this weekend. After receiving their first loss last weekend from the Ohio Machine, the New York Lizards defeated the only remaining undefeated in the MLL, the Charlotte Hounds, 21-18. Both teams used different strategies throughout the game. For the Lizards, their offensive game plan was centered around one player: Rob Pannell. Pannell scored an amazing…

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North Carolina Makes First Final Four Since 1993

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May 23, 2016

The quarterfinals of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament concluded, and now we know who will be going to the semi-finals at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The University of North Carolina Tar Heels will join Maryland, Brown, and Loyola as they defeated the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 13-9, their first semi-finals appearance since 1993. The first quarter was a back-and-forth between both teams. North Carolina got things started…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Duke and Loyola Rematch

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May 13, 2016

Ah, May… the best time of the year; birds are chirping, flowers are blooming, shorts and flip-flops are becoming regular… oh, and there’s the NCAA LACROSSE CHAMPIONSHIPS! This Saturday morning we welcome the NCAA Lacrosse Championships to our televisions, and one of the first games will be the Duke Blue Devils (11-7) vs the seventh ranked Loyola Greyhounds (12-3). The teams met earlier in the season, back in March, when Duke…

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NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Marquette Hosts First Playoff Game, Faces UNC

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May 13, 2016

The Marquette Golden Eagles will host the first NCAA tournament game played in Wisconsin after clinching the six seed in this year’s road to Philadelphia. No easy task for the Golden Eagles as University of North Carolina, one of four ACC teams in the tournament, rolls into Valley Fields for faceoff, Saturday, May 14, 1:30 p.m. Central Time. North Carolina (8-6) makes its 31st appearance in the NCAA tournament, looking…

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Duke Advancing to the NCAA Tournament after win in Boston

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May 9, 2016

Boston, Massachusetts – Deemer Class ended 2016 with 49 goals, five coming in today’s contest.  Duke would enter in the NCAA Tournament after a 15-8 win over the host Boston University Terriers. Boston University came on strong to begin the contest, taking the first four shots of the game.  Duke’s goalie Danny Fowler had to be strong from start and was able to come up with the first save of…

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May Madness: Conference Semifinals Create Chaos

Photo credit to University of Hartford Athletics / Steve McLaughlin
May 6, 2016

One word to summarize what happened Thursday: wow. All of the conferences except the ACC and Patriot League (who already finished their tournaments last week) and the Ivy League (who play Friday and Sunday) had their semifinals yesterday, and it brought some big results that will affect plenty of bubble teams. America East: Vermont 10, #15 Stony Brook 9; Hartford 11, #4 Albany 10 (OT) You read those scores right. Vermont…

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