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April 23, 1999

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. –Second-seeded Virginia defeated third-seeded Maryland 15-6 in an Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Tournament semifinal game Friday evening at Fetzer Field to advance to Sunday’s championship game. The Cavaliers, ranked No. 5 nationally, are now 7-3 on the season and will face the winner of the second semifinal game, between Duke and North Carolina, in the finals. Sunday’s ACC Championship game, the fourth straight to include Virginia, is scheduled for 3:30 p.m.

The Cavaliers led 6-0 at the end of the first period behind two goals each from Drew McKnight and Tucker Radebaugh and one each from Jay Jalbert and Michael Leahy. Jalbert finished with three for the game, while teammate Hanley Holcomb also scored three. Radebaugh totaled two goals and a career-high six assists. His eight points also marked a career high

Maryland, which is now 7-4 overall and ranked eighth nationally, scored four straight goals to start the second half and narrow the margin to 6-4 with 10:48 before halftime. Virginia then answered with three goals to again take control of the game.

Scott Hochstadt led the Terrapins with four goals, giving him 111 for his career and sixth place on the school’s all-time goals list. Hochstadt has scored 20 goals against Virginia, his highest total against any team, and has totaled 19 goals in the five ACC Tournament games in which he has played.

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