Duke Men’s Lacrosse Walks Away with ACC Championship

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Duke University sophomore attackman Christian Walsh had a career-high four goals and two assists to help lead the top-seeded Blue Devils to the 2012 ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship. Seventh-ranked Duke defeated No. 3 seed North Carolina 12-9 to win its seventh ACC title and fourth under head coach John Danowski. Read More…

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Are the Cavs Big Enough? Size is Determining Factor for Virginia in ACC Tournament

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Many are confused as to why the Virginia Cavaliers, while able to win national championships and stomp out seemingly anyone in their path, are unable to win against Duke. How does a team that loses 12 of 13 matchups to an ACC rival manage to win 2 national championships during that time, while the other only wins one? Read More…

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2012 All-ACC Men’s Lacrosse Team is Void of All Close Defenders

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Six 2012 Tewaaraton Trophy nominees highlight this year’s All-ACC Men’s Lacrosse Team as announced today by the league office. The team is determined by a vote of the league’s four head coaches. Maryland leads all conference teams with four players recognized. Junior midfielder Jesse Bernhardt, who is on the Tewaaraton Watch List, is joined by teammates John Haus, Joe Cummings and Niko Amato. Cummings and Amato both repeat as members of the All-ACC Team. Read More…

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