Sunday, April 28, 2013

NCAA Lacrosse in NC: Virginia vs. North Carolina in ACC final

Virginia Cavaliers vs. North Carolina Tar Heels - Peter Koutroumpis, PKS Consulting LLC

The third-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels get ready to face off against the Virginia Cavaliers in the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Tournament final at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. on Sunday.


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Peter Koutroumpis was in Chapel Hill N.C., for the ACC Tournament. His report is below. The North Carolina Tar…


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Virginia vs. North Carolina - In-game blog with Peter Koutroumpis

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Pregame/halftime read:


Game Notes:

Both teams possess a storied history in conference tournament play and will face each other in the final for only the fourth time and first since 1996.

Back then, it was the Tar Heels who beat the Cavaliers 13-11 to win the 1996 ACC title, the last time that North Carolina hoisted the tournament trophy.

The Tar Heels are 18-17 in ACC tournament play with seven championship titles while the Cavaliers hold a slightly better 20-7 resume to go along with six tournament wins.

Starter for today’s game:

G - Rhody Heller
A - Owen Van Arsdale, Nick O'Reilly, Mark Cockerton
M - Ryan tucker, Matt White, Rob Emery
D - Harry Prevas, Tanner Scales, Greg Danseglio


North Carolina
G - Kieran Burke
A - MarcusHolman, Jimmy Bitter, Joey Sankey
M - Davey Emala, Chad Tutton, Steve Pontrello
D - Jordan Smith, Kieran McDonald, Evan Connell


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