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Faceoff specialist Charlie Raffa key cog for 'unselfish' Terps

Faceoff specialist Charlie Raffa key cog for 'unselfish' Terps

ESPN analyst Paul Carcaterra calls Charlie Raffa the most valuable player for the Maryland men's lacrosse team. It's a label the senior faceoff specialist doesn't fully embrace. "I think that's kind of a bold statement," he said Wednesday. "I think all of us are a huge part of this team, and that's what I love about this team this year. There's no superstar, there's no huge stud. We're all trying to be unselfish and be there for one another on and off the field." Still, Raffa has been an important cog for the fifth-seeded Terps (14-3), who have a semifinal date with Johns Hopkins (11-6) on Saturday at 3:30 p.m. in the NCAA...

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