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Sunday October 2nd

Mens Lacrosse


Nicky Galasso, sophomore lacrosse player, has been playing since he was a young boy, around the time that his mother died. Galasso was really close with her and says she has inspired him in his lacrosse. He holds a photo of his mother and father that he keeps in his wallet.  

Nicky Galasso has played lacrosse since he was young, around the time that his mother died. Galasso, who keeps a photo of his mother and father in his wallet, said she inspired him in his lacrosse.

Nicky Galasso said his mother, who died when he was young, inspired him in his lacrosse. Galasso keeps a photo of his mother and father in his wallet.

Family, loss, lacrosse

At first glance, Nicky Galasso has it all. The North Carolina sophomore attackman sits inside the lacrosse office coming off the best freshman season in program history.

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UNC’s depth tops Detroit

In the third quarter of No. 6 North Carolina’s 18-8 win against Detroit on Saturday at Fetzer Field, UNC midfielder Greg McBride received the ball, whipped a behind-the-back pass to a teammate and watched the play he started at midfield turn into an easy goal by attacker Marcus Holman.

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	Freshman midfielder Ryan Creighton attempts to dodge a Notre Dame defender. Creighton had two goals in the win against the Fighting Irish.

Men’s lacrosse takes No. 8 NCAA tournament seed

After jumping to a 6-2 lead in the first three quarters against Maryland in the ACC Tournament semifinals in April, the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team looked as if it would be soon playing for its 12th conference title. But 15 minutes and a 5-0 Terrapin run later, the Tar Heels’ championship dreams were dashed, and UNC (10-5) fell 7-6.

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Men's LAX v. Presybetirian won 15-5

Kirkup shines in UNC debut

Due to multiple knee surgeries, sophomore Stevie Kirkup hadn’t played in a lacrosse game since his junior year of high school. Thursday night against Presbyterian, he returned to the field for the first time in more than two years to score a goal and add an assist in the No. 10 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team’s 15-5 victory at Fetzer Field.

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