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Monday October 25th

Men’s lacrosse defeated by Duke in NCAA Quarterfinals

The goal of winning an NCAA title for the men’s lacrosse team was extinguished on Saturday afternoon when Duke beat North Carolina 17-9 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.

The Tar Heels were able to match the Blue Devils in the first quarter with a score of 2-2 at the whistle, but Duke quickly pulled away in the second quarter and continued to outscore UNC in the third and fourth quarters

The loss marked the final game as a Tar Heel for seven North Carolina seniors, including Gavin Petracca, who tallied a goal and three assists against the Blue Devils.

The Tar Heels ended their season with an overall record of 13-3, including a 13-7 win against Duke on March 10 that marked the first victory for UNC in 13 matchups against the Blue Devils.

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