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Womens Lacrosse


UNC senior midfielder Jessica Griffin (10) celebrates with senior midfielder Kara Cannizzaro (15) after Griffin scored a goal in the second half.

UNC women's lacrosse captures NCAA crown

VILLANOVA, Pa. — The No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team ended its 2013 season in a dream-like blur as one 17-second sequence led the Tar Heels to claim the school’s first-ever NCAA title with a 13-12 victory against top-ranked Maryland.

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UNC women's lacrosse headed to NCAA title game

VILLANOVA, Pa. — Perhaps freshman goalkeeper Megan Ward had a moment of deja vu when the final horn sounded in the No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team’s NCAA Tournament semifinal game against No. 2 Northwestern on Friday. With UNC’s 11-4 final four defeat of Northwestern (19-3) , the defending national champion and winner of seven of the last eight NCAA titles, the Tar Heels earned their second trip to the championship in school history.

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Quick start propels UNC women's lacrosse past Cavs

A short-lived rain shower at Fetzer Field caused a 15-minute delay in the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team’s 13-9 win against unseeded Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. But the third-seeded Tar Heels didn’t let the delay slow them down. With three goals and three straight draw controls, UNC grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first minute of play Saturday — a lead it would never relinquish.

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