Jack Tigh scored in overtime to lift the Yale men’s lacrosse team to a 19-18 victory over Ivy League rival Penn in the NCAA quarterfinals Sunday in East Hartford, Conn.
The defending national champion Bulldogs (13-3) reached the final four for the third time in program history, avenging a 12-11 loss to the Quakers (12-3) in the Ivy League tournament final.
Sunday’s game is tied for the second-highest scoring game in NCAA tournament history and the highest scoring postseason game since 1994.
Yale will face No. 1 seed Penn State in the semifinals. The Bulldogs handed the Nittany Lions their only loss this season, 14-13, on Feb....