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National lacrosse roundup: Mikey Wynne leads Notre Dame over Virginia

Mikey Wynne (St. Paul's) scored a game-high five goals, and a big halftime lead helped No. 4 Notre Dame beat No. 7 host Virginia, 11-9, in men's lacrosse Saturday.

The Fighting Irish (4-0, 1-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) took a 5-0 lead in the first quarter on eight shots. Matt Kavanagh and Wynne each scored twice, while Conor Doyle (Gilman) also scored to build an 8-2 halftime lead.

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The Cavaliers (5-2, 0-2) came back in the second half and finished on a 5-2 run in the fourth quarter, but it was too late.

Virginia missed attackman James Pannell, who suffered a season-ending knee injury during Thursday's practice. In six games, Pannell had 11 goals and four assists.

No. 2 North Carolina 16, Richmond 11: The Tar Heels (8-0) broke open a close game with a 5-0 run in the third quarter to beat the host Spiders (4-3).

North Carolina led 8-7 at the half, and the teams traded goals at the start of the third quarter before the Tar Heels pulled away. Luke Goldstock had six goals for North Carolina.

Ohio State 13, No. 3 Denver 11: The host Buckeyes (6-2) trailed by one goal going into the fourth quarter, during which they outscored the Pioneers 4-1 for the upset.

Erik Adamson had four goals for Denver (4-2), and Tyler Pfister had three goals for Ohio State.

No. 5 Duke 15, Georgetown 13: Myles Jones had three goals and five assists to lead the Blue Devils (7-1) past the host Hoyas (4-3).

Duke outscored Georgetown 6-3 in the fourth quarter to win. The Blue Devils trailed 10-9 going into the fourth quarter.

No. 9 Cornell 14, No. 6 Yale 7: Matt Donovan scored four goals and John Hogan (St. Mary's) had two goals and four assists to power the Big Red (4-2, 1-0 Ivy League) past the host Bulldogs (5-1, 0-1).

Cornell used a 4-0 run in the third quarter to pull away.

No. 12 Princeton 17, Penn 11: Kip Orban (seven goals, two assists), Ryan Ambler (five goals, three assists) and Mike MacDonald (three goals, six assists) led the Tigers (4-1, 1-0 Ivy) past the host Quakers (3-4, 0-1).

No. 18 Brown 14, No. 13 Harvard 9: Dylan Molloy had a hat trick to lead the host Bears (5-0, 1-0 Ivy) past the Crimson (4-2, 0-1).

Brown outscored Harvard 9-3 in the second half to win.

Bucknell 15, No. 20 Holy Cross 6: The host Bison (5-2, 3-1 Patriot) strung together two five-goal quarters to upset the Crusaders (3-4, 2-2).

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No. 3 Duke 10, No. 13 Louisville 8: Taylor Trimble had four goals and the visiting Blue Devils (9-0, 3-0 ACC) won their ninth straight.

Faye Brust (John Carroll), Kaylin Morissette and Hannah Koloski each scored twice for the Cardinals (5-2, 0-2).

No. 4 Boston College 13, Connecticut 5: Mikaela Rix scored four goals to become the all-time leading scorer for the Eagles (8-0) with 169, passing Kristin Igoe (2012) with 168.

The visiting Huskies fell to 4-4.

No. 5 Syracuse 11, Harvard 10: Kelsey Richardson made her fourth save of the game with 35 seconds left to make a one-goal lead stand for the Orange (7-2) in Deland, Fla.

The Crimson fell to 2-2. Maryland transfer Halle Majorana had two goals for Syracuse.

No. 9 Virginia 18, No. 8 Princeton 11: The Tigers (4-1) took a 2-0 lead and quickly fell behind to the host Cavaliers (4-4).

Kasey Behr and Liza Blue (Garrison Forest) scored four goals each for Virginia.

No. 11 Ohio State 21, Canisius 14: Molly Wood had four goals to power the Buckeyes (7-1) past the host Golden Griffins (1-5).

Five players scored at least three goals for Ohio State.

No. 14 Penn 15, Georgetown 8: Tory Benson scored five goals to lead the host Quakers (6-0) past the Hoyas (1-5).

No. 16 James Madison 19, Rutgers 14: The host Dukes (7-1) built a 9-4 halftime lead before trading goals with the Scarlet Knights (1-7) in the second half.

Betsy Angel (Roland Park) had five goals for James Madison.

Temple 11, No. 17 Delaware 6: The Owls (8-1) opened with a 3-0 run and never trailed.

The Blue Hens fell to 5-3. Temple's Nicole Tiernan and Delaware's Casey Lyons had three goals each.

No. 18 Notre Dame 15, Virginia Tech 8: Cortney Fortunato had a game-high eight goals to lead the host Fighting Irish (4-4, 1-2 ACC) over the Hokies (5-5, 1-1).

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