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Sunday September 25th

Mens Lacrosse


No. 3 Tar Heels’ offense and netted four goals against No. 5 Princeton in Tuesday’s one-goal victory.  DTH/ Phong Dinh

UNC clinches narrow win against Princeton

Through 57 minutes of action against No. 5 Princeton, the Tigers had Billy Bitter bottled up.Unfortunately for the Tigers (4-1), Bitter needed just 13 seconds to make two critical plays that put the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team (7-0) ahead for good.The junior scored the go-ahead goal and forced a critical turnover to help seal No. 3 UNC’s 12-11 victory Tuesday night.

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Madalon saves win, cements starting role

In the final seconds of the men’s lacrosse team’s first home game, Bryant University’s Travis Harrington was desperately searching for a chance to upset No. 4 North Carolina.With just five seconds remaining, Harrington sent one final shot flying towards UNC’s goal in an attempt to send the game into overtime.

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All-American attackman Billy Bitter grabbed two assists in North Carolina’s 5-4 win against Bryant University. DTH/Phong Dinh

Tar Heels survive late Bulldogs’ bite

More than 1,000 spectators littered the back of Francis E. Henry Stadium on Saturday, peering over the top railing and flooding the stairs to watch North Carolina’s men’s lacrosse 5-4 win against Bryant University.It was worth it. After snow began to fall late Friday evening, the team’s game was moved from Fetzer Field to Navy Field, which sits directly behind Henry Stadium.

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Third-team All-American Ryan Flanagan solidified UNC’s defense in its first game with five caused turnovers. DTH file

UNC men's lacrosse stays tight-knit, sets goals

To prep for his second season at North Carolina, coach Joe Breschi had the men’s lacrosse team dive into four weeks of practice, two preseason scrimmages and multiple playing opportunities with UNC alumni.But Breschi and the team wanted more from each other.

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