Brian Costabile (Mount Saint Joseph) gave No. 4 Notre Dame the lead for good with 2:06 left in the third quarter and the host Fighting Irish held on to upset No. 1 Maryland, 5-4, in men’s lacrosse Saturday.
The Terps fell to 4-1, and Notre Dame improved to 3-0.
Costabile’s goal gave the Irish a 4-3 lead before Brendan Gleason added his second goal for a 5-3 lead with 12:33 left in the game. Connor Kelly scored with 18 seconds left to bring Maryland within one.
Tough defense resulted in a scoreless first quarter. Only nine shots were taken, six by Notre Dame and three by the Terps.
Dylan Maltz gave Maryland a 1-0 lead with 10:03 left in the second quarter before the...