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Women's lacrosse notes: Baltimore-area talent figures prominently in Virginia's success
Women's lacrosse notes: Baltimore-area talent figures prominently in Virginia's success

Virginia's surge to No. 5 after upsetting Atlantic Coast Conference rivals Duke and Boston College over the past two weeks came with some exceptional play from a core of players from Baltimore — led by freshman goalie Rachel Vander Kolk. The Severna Park graduate, who has played every minute of every game, made 18 saves in the Cavaliers' 15-13 win over then-No. 2 Boston College. With one goalie who did not return to the team and another, freshman Carrera Lucas (St. Paul's), focusing mostly on field hockey, Vander Kolk is often the team's lone goalie. Cavaliers coach Julie Myers said knowing she's the starter takes some pressure off of Vander Kolk and puts...

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