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Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Drops Maryland in OT for National Championship - HighlightsChris Cloutier scored the game-winning goal in overtime and the Tar Heels claimed the 2016 National Championship with a 14-13 win over Maryland.
Tar Heel men stun No. 1 Maryland in overtime to win lacrosse championshipChris Cloutier’s goal with 1 minute, 39 seconds left in overtime propelled unseeded North Carolina to a 14-13 win against No. 1 seed Maryland and the program’s first NCAA Division I men’s lacrosse championship since 1991. The Terps’ lack of success in NCAA title games is now 0-9 since the 1975 squad captured that championship. (Baltimore Sun)
Video: Joe Breschi Post-National Championship On-Field InterviewUNC Men's Lacrosse Coach Joe Breschi describes the emotion of winning the 2016 National Championship after the 14-13 overtime win over Maryland.
Video: Chris Cloutier Scores the OT Game-Winner for the National ChampionshipUNC's Chris Cloutier scores in overtime to give the Tar Heels a 14-13 victory over Maryland and the 2016 Men's Lacrosse National Championship.
UNC Slips By Maryland 14-13 To Win First Men's Lacrosse Title Since 1991In a back and forth affair, UNC gets a sudden victory goal from Chris Cloutier to win the national title in lacrosse 14-13 over Maryland. UNC's run to the title was historic becoming the first unseeded team in tournament history to win the championship. The Tar Heels become the first school since Princeton in 1994 to win both the men's and women's title in the same season. (Tar Heel Blog)
Tar Heels Down Terps In OT For NCAA Men's Lacrosse Title, 14-13Chris Cloutier scored at the 1:39 mark of overtime off an assist from Michael Tagliaferri to give the North Carolina men's lacrosse team a 14-13 win over Maryland in the NCAA championship game at Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday afternoon. The Tar Heels captured their first national championship since 1991. (GoHeels.com)
Despite Shifts In Men's Lacrosse, UNC-Maryland Rivalry Has EnduredWhen Maryland left the ACC for the Big Ten, only one ACC team kept it on its schedule: North Carolina. The teams meet again on Monday in a game that has a little more importance than usual, considering they are playing for the national title. The top-seeded Terrapins and unseeded Tar Heels play in the national championship game Monday at 1 p.m. in Philadelphia. (Inside Lacrosse)
UNC vs. Maryland men's lacrosse: Three things to watchMaryland enjoys a 42-24 record against UNC and a 2-1 mark in the NCAA tournament. The Tar Heels are making their sixth appearance in the title game and are 4-1 at this stage of the postseason. The Terps have advanced to their 13th overall championship final and their fourth in the last six years, but they are 0-8 since capturing their second and last crown in 1975. (Baltimore Sun)
How North Carolina Upset No. 1 Maryland For Women's Lacrosse National TitleThe 2016 season was no stranger to upsets – and it ended in thrilling fashion with one more upset for the books. No. 3 seed North Carolina dethroned No. 1 Maryland, the two-time defending NCAA champion, 13-7 in Talen Energy Stadium on Sunday afternoon. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Maryland, North Carolina lacrosse have been waiting a while for a titleWhether top-seeded Maryland or unseeded North Carolina emerges on Monday as the winner of the 2016 NCAA Division I men's lacrosse championship, decades of disappointment and frustration will be wiped out. The Terps (17-2) are 0-8 in the title game since capturing their last crown in 1975. (Baltimore Sun)
North Carolina, Maryland aim to end men's lacrosse title droughtsMonday’s NCAA men’s lacrosse championship game between No. 1 Maryland and unseeded North Carolina (1 p.m. ET, ESPN2) features two long-established programs. But fans of both schools have nevertheless waited a long time to see their team bring home the title. (USA Today)
Video: UNC Women's Lacrosse National Championship All-AccessGo behind the scenes with the National Champion UNC women's lacrosse team as the Tar Heels beat Maryland, 13-7 in the NCAA Finals.
Unpredictable UNC Men's Lacrosse Dances Without StarsUNC's offense brought a degree of anonymity into the men's lacrosse season, a contrast to a team that had as many knowns as it could cram into a lineup in previous years and only a modest degree of May success. The subplot surrounding the Tar Heels this spring was easy to pinpoint. No Jimmy Bitter. No Joey Sankey. No Chad Tutton. (Lacrosse Magazine)
UNC, Maryland Took Different Paths to NCAA Men's Lacrosse FinalNorth Carolina, which will face former ACC rival Maryland Monday to decide the NCAA title, got to Memorial Day from an entirely different place. The Tar Heels had not won an NCAA tournament quarterfinal since 1993. UNC, a considerably younger and less experienced team than Maryland, was an early-season mess. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Megan Ward gets redemption as UNC women's lacrosse wins national championshipMegan Ward had arguably the best outing of her career in Sunday's NCAA Tournament final for the North Carolina women's lacrosse team. But heading into the game, it was still up in the air if the senior goalie would start in the cage for the Tar Heels. Heck, she didn't even think she was getting the nod. (Daily Tar Heel)