The No. 3 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team (11-1, 2-1 ACC) returned to victory after a loss to Virginia last weekend by defeating Robert Morris, 17-14, on Saturday.
The Tar Heels responded to the Colonials’ top-ranked offense with key plays by three attackmen. Senior Gavin Petracca netted six goals and grabbed two assists, while junior Billy Bitter tallied four assists and two goals.
Freshman Marcus Holman contributed two goals and three assists of his own to UNC’s offense.
Robert Morris (8-4) managed to score a season-high 14 goals on UNC’s No. 1 defense, which allows an average of 6.36 goals per game.
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