ACC Lacrosse Tournament Action Makes ESPN’s Top Plays

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Sunday, seventh-ranked Duke defeated No. 3 seed North Carolina 12-9 to win its seventh ACC title and fourth under head coach John Danowski. Kudos to Duke, however, two plays stand out most from this past weekend and ESPN thought it would be best to showcase the talented plays on SportsCenter. 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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Game Photos: Maryland Men’s Lacrosse Silences the Hopkins Band, 9-6

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BALTIMORE – A dominating defensive performance and four goals from junior Owen Blye propelled the No. 10 Maryland men’s lacrosse team to a 9-6 victory over No. 3 Johns Hopkins in the 108th meeting of Lacrosse’s Greatest Rivalry Saturday evening in front of a sold-out crowd at Homewood Field. Read More…

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Duke Visits Virginia Friday for ACC Lacrosse Showdown

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia Cavaliers (10-1, 2-0 ACC) hold the top spot in the nation, ranking No. 1 this week in the USILA coaches and Nike/Inside Lacrosse media polls. UVa returns home to host the Duke Blue Devils (10-3, 1-1 ACC), who are ranked No. 7 in both the coaches and media polls, and winners of seven straight. Faceoff is set for 6 p.m., inside Klöckner Stadium. The winner will claim the regular season ACC title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming ACC Championship in Charlottesville. Live stats are available at VirginiaSports.com. Read More…

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Game Photos: Johns Hopkins Lacrosse Hoists Doyle Smith Cup After Beating Virginia, 11-10

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Hopkins and Virginia battled for the Doyle Smith Cup this past weekend. UVa won the Doyle Smith Cup the first five seasons it was awarded before losing it at Homewood Field during a 12-11 setback last season. The game is the seventh annual battle for the Doyle Smith Cup, a spoil since 2006 that goes to the regular season winner in the series. Read More…

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The Hardest Lacrosse Hit You’ll See Today

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A big helmet-to-helmet hit in the Johns Hopkins vs. Virginia game last weekend occurred when Blue Jay Rob Guida got bopped by Virginia’s Pat Harbeson. The Referees called it a one minute non-releasable penalty, but Quint Kessenich wanted an ejection. Read More…

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All Access with Virginia Lacrosse, Trailer for There and Back

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Follow the University of Virginia’s men’s lacrosse team as it journeys through the 2012 season attempting to reclaim the National Championship, which it achieved in an exciting and unlikely fashion in 2011. This all-access show will provide an inside look into one of the most successful and respected programs in recent memory, led by the NCAA’s all-time winningest Division I lacrosse coach, Dom Starsia. Read More…

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UVA Men’s Lacrosse Announces TV Schedule

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The Virginia men’s lacrosse team will have eight regular season games, in addition to the ACC Tournament, broadcast on the ESPN family of networks during the 2012 season. The March 4 home game against Syracuse and the road April 7 game at North Carolina highlight the schedule, being televised on the ESPN. Read More…

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UNC Men’s Lacrosse Names 2012 Tri-Captains

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CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Two seniors and one junior have been named as tri-captains of the 2011-12 University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse team, head coach Joe Breschi announced Tuesday. The three captains were chosen by a vote of their teammates on Monday, the day after the conclusion of fall ball for the Tar Heels. Read More…

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