The No. 1-ranked and undefeated Maryland men’s lacrosse team advanced to its 27th NCAA semifinals, rallying to defeat sixth-seeded Notre Dame, 14-13, in overtime in South Bend, Ind., on Sunday.
The third-seeded Terps (14-0) will face second-seeded Duke (14-2) at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Pratt & Whitney Stadium in East Hartford, Conn. The other matchup pits top-seeded North Carolina (13-2) vs. fourth-seeded Virginia (12-4) at noon. Both games will be televised on ESPN2. Ticket information will be announced when it is available.
Anthony DeMaio scored the game-winning goal, 39 seconds into overtime to give Maryland the win.
Tewaaraton Award frontrunner Jared Bernhardt had five goals for the Terps in the victory. Logan Wisnauskas scored three goals, all in the second-half, as Maryland rallied back from a 12-9 deficit to tie and take the lead in the fourth quarter.
Maryland is playing in its 43rd overall NCAA Tournament, second most of any program. Former longtime ACC rivals Maryland and Duke have played in the NCAA Tournament on six previous occasions, with each team winning three times.
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