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Jen Adams
Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews
Division I women's lacrosse team-by-team previews

Projected NCAA seeds 1.North Carolina Last season: 18-3, NCAA champion Coach: Jenny Levy (19th season, 242-95) Top returning point-getter: Abbey Friend, senior A (61 goals, 22 assists) Other key returnees Sloane Serpe, senior D Margaret Corzel, junior D Aly Messinger, sophomore, A (31, 15) Key newcomers Maggie Bill, freshman M Sydney Holman, freshman A Outlook: The Tar Heels won their first national championship in dramatic fashion, edging previously-unbeaten Maryland, 13-12 in triple overtime in the longest game in NCAA women's lacrosse tournament history. Much of that talent returns for what Carolina hopes is an encore. Although they lost 87 points with the...