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UVa Women's Lax Upsets UNC 10-9; Advances to Final Four

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Casey Bocklet had 2 goals and 3 assists against UNC Casey Bocklet had 2 goals and 3 assists against UNC
The Virginia women's lacrosse team ended a nine-game losing streak against North Carolina, as the Cavaliers upset the defending national champs 10-9 in the NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals in Chapel Hill Saturday.

With the win, the Wahoos advance to the National Semifinals for the 14th time in program history, and the first time since 2007.

Six-seed UVa trailed 3-seed UNC 8-4 with under 22 minutes remaining, but the 'Hoos scored six-straight goals to take the lead.

Casey Bocklet, Liza Blue, Mary Alati, Kelly Boyd, and Maddy Keeshan each scored twice for Virginia.

UVa will play 2-seed Syracuse in the Final Four Friday in Towson, Maryland.

The Orange defeated Virginia 18-14 at Klockner Stadium on February 23rd.
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