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  • Notebook: Notre Dame's Kavanagh comes up big vs. Terps

     Notebook: Notre Dame's Kavanagh comes up big vs. Terps
    At 5 feet 8, 170 pounds, Notre Dame's Matt Kavanagh was one of the smallest players on the field Saturday in his team's semifinal matchup with No. 7 seed Maryland, which has the nation's top-ranked scoring defense. But the sophomore attackman's stats...
  • NCAA women first round: Loyola advances; Hopkins, Towson fall

    Loyola Maryland punched its ticket to the second round of the NCAA women's lacrosse tournament with a 10-4 win over Massachusetts (18-2) on Friday night, pulling away by scoring six of the game's seven second-half goals. Sydney Thomas and Annie Thomas...
  • Top-ranked Terps cruise to 13-5 win over Penn in NCAA women's lacrosse tourney

    Top-ranked Terps cruise to 13-5 win over Penn in NCAA women's lacrosse tourney
    COLLEGE PARK -- When the calendar changes to May, the attitude changes for the Maryland women's lacrosse team. For a Terrapins team perpetually in the mix for a national championship, the start of the NCAA tournament means that it's time to get serious....
  • Bryant upsets No. 2 seed Syracuse, 10-9, in NCAA men's lacrosse tournament

    Even after fighting back to tie the game in the fourth quarter, host No. 2 seed Syracuse could not break through against Bryant, which never trailed en route to a 10-9 upset on Sunday night. Led by attacker Tucker James' four goals and two assists,...
  • Notre Dame lacrosse dominates second half in 11-6 win over Terps

    Notre Dame lacrosse dominates second half in 11-6 win over Terps
    In coach John Tillman's four-year tenure, the Maryland men's lacrosse team had twice reached the national semifinals, and each time it moved on to the title game. A third such trip did not materialize Saturday as sophomore attackman Matt Kavanagh...
  • Postscript from Denver vs. Duke men's lacrosse

    Postscript from Denver vs. Duke men's lacrosse
    Fifth-seeded Denver had faithfully stuck to a goalie rotation, but it was a change in the cage that helped top-seeded and reigning national champion Duke emerge with a 15-12 win in an NCAA tournament semifinal at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore on Saturday....
  • Notes from Duke's news conference ahead of Monday's men's lacrosse title game

    Notes from Duke's news conference ahead of Monday's men's lacrosse title game
    Here are a few tidbits from top-seeded and reigning national champion Duke’s news conference at M&T Bank Stadium on Sunday morning. -- Coach John Danowski announced that sophomore Luke Aaron would make his 18th start of the season against sixth-...
  • Quint Kessenich: Breaking down the NCAA men's lacrosse final

    Quint Kessenich: Breaking down the NCAA men's lacrosse final
    Notre Dame is a battle-tested team, and most importantly, the Fighting Irish has averaged 12 goals per game in its recent six-game winning streak. Ranked No. 11 in scoring offense and No. 24 in scoring defense, Notre Dame is a different team than the...
  • Notre Dame seeks revenge vs. Duke in NCAA men's lacrosse final

    Notre Dame seeks revenge vs. Duke in NCAA men's lacrosse final
    In its run to the NCAA tournament final this season, the Notre Dame men's lacrosse team has beaten every Atlantic Coast Conference team except one. And the sixth-seeded Fighting Irish (12-5) will get a shot at redemption when it faces top-seeded Duke...
  • Notre Dame vs. Duke: Three things to watch

    Notre Dame vs. Duke: Three things to watch
    Reigning national champion Duke owns a 9-6 advantage in the all-time series, and the Blue Devils scored a 15-7 victory on April 5 to snap a four-game losing streak to Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish are making their second appearance in an NCAA...
  • Duke holds on to beat Notre Dame, 11-9, for men's lacrosse national title

    Duke holds on to beat Notre Dame, 11-9, for men's lacrosse national title
    Asked if the Duke men’s lacrosse team’s recent run to three national championships in five years could be considered a dynasty, coach John Danowski preferred a different D-word. “It’s Duke,” Danowski said after the Blue...
  • For Duke's Deemer Class and Christian Walsh, homecoming trip ends with a national title

    For Duke's Deemer Class and Christian Walsh, homecoming trip ends with a national title
    Duke sophomore midfielder Deemer Class and senior midfielder Christian Walsh grew up playing with fiddle sticks in the parking lots of M&T Bank Stadium prior to attending Championship Weekend as spectators. The Blue Devils practiced Sunday night at...