NU lacrosse advances to national title game

As it has every year since 2005, six-time national champion Northwestern women’s lacrosse will spend Memorial Day weekend competing for the NCAA championship, thanks to a dazzling 9-7 semifinal victory over No. 3 Maryland Friday night in Stony Brook, N.Y.

Northwestern will face fourth-seeded Syracuse in the championship game at 7 p.m. CT Sunday (ESPNU) after the Orange earned its first-ever trip to the title contest with a 14-13 sudden-victory upset of top-ranked Florida.

[Read full recap at NUSports.com and view the interactive NCAA bracket]

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Leon Spencer on 5/26/2012 @ 1:29pm EST Said:

Congrats ladies!!! Go Big 10!