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No. 6 Virginia MLax defeats No. 3 Johns Hopkins to advance to Philadelphia

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

No. 6 Virginia Cavaliers Men’s Lacrosse team have advanced to their second straight Men’s Lacrosse Championship weekend. The Cavaliers defeated No. 3 Johns Hopkins Blue Jays 11-10 in double overtime on Sunday at Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland.

The Cavaliers were the fourth and final team to advance to Championship weekend with the win. They will join the Notre Dame Fighting Irish, Maryland Terrapins, and the Denver Pioneers in Philadelphia.

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These four teams will do battle at Lincoln Financial Field during Memorial Day weekend.

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The Fighting Irish will play the Pioneers on Saturday at noon. Then, following the first game, the Cavaliers will face the Terrapins at approximately 2:30 pm.

This will be the second meeting between the Cavaliers and Terrapins this season. On March 16th, the then-No. 4 Cavaliers defeated then-No. 5 Terrapins 14-10 in College Park, Maryland.

After the Cavaliers ended their regular season on a four-game losing streak, Virginia has won two straight games in the NCAA Tournament.

Virginia scored three goals in the first quarter. The Cavaliers then scored two goals in the second quarter.

They also had two goals in the third quarter. The team scored three goals in the fourth quarter.

The Cavaliers scored the final goal in the double overtime.

Johns Hopkins scored five goals in the first quarter. They had two goals in the second quarter.

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Then, in the third quarter, they scored three goals. Yet, they did not score in the final three quarters.

The Cavaliers had three goal scorers score three goals each. McCabe Millon, Connor Shellenberger, and Jack Boyden scored three goals each.

Payton Cormier and Ryan Colsey also scored one goal each.

Russell Melendez led the Blue Jays with four goals. Garrett Degnon scored three goals.

Jacob Angelus, Johnathan Peshko, and Quintan Kilrain scored one goal each. 

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso IIIhttps://thecapitalsportsreport.com
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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