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Maryland field hockey falls to North Carolina, 2-0, in NCAA title game

Maryland field hockey falls to North Carolina, 2-0, in NCAA title game

The second-seeded Maryland field hockey team fell to top-seeded North Carolina, 2-0, in the NCAA field hockey championship game Sunday at Louisville's Trager Stadium.

North Carolina (23-0) took the early lead when Megan DuVernois tipped in a shot from Meredith Sholder in the 21st minute. Ten minutes later, the Tar Heels pushed their lead to 2-0 when Erin Matson scored off a rebound.

Trailing 2-0, Maryland picked up four penalty corners in the opening minutes of the second half, but were unable to convert. With 22:29 to play, the Tar Heels were awarded a penalty stroke. Terps junior goalkeeper Noelle Frost came in to face the stroke, which she saved off the right post. Senior...

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