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Balanced North Carolina defeats Duke, 16-7, to advance to NCAA women's lacrosse final
Balanced North Carolina defeats Duke, 16-7, to advance to NCAA women's lacrosse final

No one on the North Carolina women's lacrosse team averages more than 1.9 goals per game, but that doesn't matter when everybody on the attack scores. Aly Messinger had three goals to lead nine other players with at least one in Friday night's NCAA Division I tournament semifinal as the second-seeded Tar Heels easily got past archrival and No. 3 seed Duke, 16-7, at PPL Park. North Carolina (18-3) took advantage of 11 Blue Devils turnovers and a 15-10 advantage in draw controls to dominate possession and outshoot Duke 34-19. In addition to Messinger's three goals and two assists, the Tar Heels got two goals apiece from Marie McCool, Maggie Bill, Sydney Holman and...

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