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Women's lacrosse roundup (Feb. 27): No. 1 Terps edge No. 5 North Carolina, 8-7, to stay undefeated

Women's lacrosse roundup (Feb. 27): No. 1 Terps edge No. 5 North Carolina, 8-7, to stay undefeated

Megan Whittle (McDonogh) scored four goals as the No. 1 Maryland women's lacrosse team (3-0) beat No. 5 host North Carolina, 8-7, on Saturday.

"I think today was quite a defensive battle on both sides," Maryland coach Cathy Reese said. "I thought our defense played well. I think we had a great first half; Megan Taylor did a great job in goal for us today and made some great saves. Carolina's defense played well and made it hard for us to find looks on goal. I think that's why we saw a low-scoring game from two of the most powerful offenses."

Three of Whittle's goals came in the second half as the Tar Heels (3-2) challenged the

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