Virginia Cavaliers

Virginia beats Yale, 13-9, to claim first NCAA men's lacrosse championship since 2011

Virginia beats Yale, 13-9, to claim first NCAA men's lacrosse championship since 2011

Sitting at the podium for the postgame press conference, Matt Moore and Michael Kraus bobbed their head along as music blared down the hall.

They were eager to rejoin their teammates for a celebration eight years in the making.

Moore scored four goals and Virginia won its sixth NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse championship, beating defending champion Yale, 13-9, on Monday.

“It was a perfect ending to a great story,” Moore said.

Kraus added three goals and Alex Rode made 13 saves for the Cavaliers (17-3), who stifled Yale's high-powered attack to dethrone the Bulldogs in front of an announced 31,528 at Lincoln Financial...

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