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Last-minute goal ends men's lacrosse season

Last weekend, the men's lacrosse team came back from a 5–1 deficit to beat Penn State 10–7 in the first round of the NCAA tournament. It was nothing new—they had trailed at one point in each of their 16 games this year, and had come back to win 12 of them. It looked like today could be a similar story, as the Bulldogs fell behind 4–0 to No. 1–ranked Syracuse in the opening minutes of the quarterfinal game in College Park, Maryland.

After the Orangemen's initial outburst, Yale held them scoreless for nearly three quarters and chipped away on offense, bringing the score to 4–2 at halftime, then taking a 6–4 lead with less than five minutes to play. But two quick Syracuse goals tied it up, and the Orangemen put it away with a goal in the final minute to secure their trip to the semifinals.

Yale had its best season since 1992 this year, winning their second postseason Ivy League tournament championship and winning its first NCAA tournament game since 1992.

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