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College lacrosse roundup (May 13): Albany holds off Tar Heels; Denver advances

College lacrosse roundup (May 13): Albany holds off Tar Heels; Denver advances

Connor Fields and Bennett Drake had five points each in the first half to help eighth-seeded Albany beat visiting North Carolina, 15-12, in NCAA Division I men's lacrosse Saturday night.

Fields had one goal and four assists and Drake had five goals for the Great Danes (15-2).

The Tar Heels (8-8) were down 11 goals and went on a 9-1 rally in the second half that came up short. Chris Cloutier had five goals for Carolina.

Denver 17, Air Force 10: A trio of three-goal scores led the way for the fifth-seeded host Pioneers (12-3).

Maryland-transfer Connor Cannizzaro, Austin French and Max Planning each had a hat trick for Denver. Grant Gould had three...

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