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Sunday, May 5, 2013

Yale beats Princeton, earns date with Penn State in NCAA lacrosse tournament

Yale broke a 6-6 tie with five straight goals in the third quarter to defeat Princeton 12-8 in the Ivy League men’s lacrosse tournament championship game at Ithaca, N.Y., on Sunday.
Yale celebrates its second
straight Ivy League championship.
The Bulldogs (11-4) defeated the Tigers in the title game for the second straight year and earned the automatic bid into the NCAA championship field of 16.

The Bulldogs will play at No. 8 seed Penn State in the first round of the NCAA on Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.
Nine different Bulldogs scored, including two goals each by Conrad Oberbeck, Brandon Mangan and Kirby Zdrill. Eric Natale recorded 10 saves, eight in the second half.
Tom Schreiber had four points for the Tigers on two goals and two assists.
Yale’s Dylan Levings was named the tournament’s Most Outstanding Player. He was dominant on faceoffs on Sunday, winning 19 or 23.
Princeton (9-6) scored the first two goals before Yale regrouped and reeled off six straight by six different players. The Bulldogs led 6-3 at the half. After Princeton opened the second half with three goals to tie the game, Yale came back with five in row, including two goals from Oberbeck.
Oberbeck, Peter Johnson, Natale and Michael McCormack joined Levings on the All-Ivy tournament team.
Yale is the first school to win a pair of Ivy League postseason championships.

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