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Saturday October 23rd

Men's lacrosse



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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Men’s lacrosse falls to UVa.

For the second straight game, the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team was just one goal short. After falling last week to John Hopkins 10-9, UNC (7-4, 1-2 ACC) lost in overtime to Virginia 11-10. UNC never led in the game but scored three goals in the final three minutes to force the overtime period. Virginia’s Steele Stanwick scored his 23rd goal of the season with 46 seconds left in overtime to win the game for the Cavaliers.

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HK on J Rally

Late-game offense pushes UNC men’s lacrosse past Dartmouth 12-7

For the first 57 minutes of their 12-7 win against Dartmouth, it looked like a game the North Carolina men’s lacrosse attackers would soon forget. The Tar Heels had to fight tooth-and-nail to scratch out a two-goal advantage with 13:12 left. With less than three minutes left, the Tar Heel offense underwent nothing short of an offensive explosion, giving UNC four goals in the game’s dying minutes. “We started listening to our coaching,” junior Jimmy Dunster said.

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	No. 7 Duke held a lead against No. 8 North Carolina on Thursday. The Tar Heels committed 13 turnovers, nine of which were unforced.

Crucial turnovers doom Tar Heels in Duke loss

Twice in the second half the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team brought the score within three, and twice unforced turnovers gave the lead right back to its opponent Duke. The No. 8 Tar Heels were plagued by sloppy play Thursday night as they lost 14-9 to the No.7 Blue Devils.

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