Playing on the road against the top men’s lacrosse team in the ACC, the 18th-ranked Tar Heels came up just short in their upset bid over the No. 4 Virginia Cavaliers on Saturday–losing by a score of 11-10.
Dox Aitken scored with 1:34 remaining to give Virginia (9-2, 3-0 ACC) the victory and also clinch his team the top seed in the upcoming ACC Tournament.
UNC (7-4, 1-1 ACC) tallied just 34 shots compared to 52 for the Cavaliers, but fought hard enough to put itself in position to have a shot at the win late in the game.
Nicky Solomon led the Tar Heels with three goals, while Timmy Kelly added two of his own.
The Tar Heels will return home next week to face Syracuse at 3 p.m.
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