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NCAA men's lacrosse championship: UVA faces Maryland

Maryland defeated top-seeded Syracuse to make it to the Final Four, where they then beat Duke, the defending national champs in the semifinals.
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BALTIMORE (AP) - Virginia's offense looked unstoppable and Maryland's defense appeared impenetrable during the semifinals. Something will have to give when the Atlantic Coast Conference rivals meet in the NCAA men's lacrosse championship game.

Attackman Steele Stanwick is the quarterback of a Virginia offense that is averaging 13 goals and shredded Denver's defense in a 14-8 victory Saturday.

The Cavaliers have scored 40 goals in 20 tournament games and are shooting a sizzling 40 percent.

Meanwhile, goalie Niko Amato is anchoring a Maryland defense that allows just seven goals per game. The Terrapins have been particularly stingy in the tournament, giving up just 15 goals in three games while limiting opponents to 20 percent shooting.

The game is Monday at Baltimore's M&T Bank Stadium.

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