BALTIMORE, MD – Jordan Wolf, Kyle Keenan, Deemer Class and Myles Jones led a balanced attack as Duke wrapped up its second NCAA lacrosse championship in a row with an 11-9 victory over Notre Dame at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Blue Devils dominated the first half and took a 5-1 lead into the break, but had to hold on as the Fighting Irish lived up to their name in the second half. Sergio Perkovic scored five times for Notre Dame, but it wasn’t enough.
Jordan Wold’s empty-net goal late in the fourth quarter secured a third championship in five seasons for Duke.
Jason Benetti and Mark Dixon called the action on WestwoodOne Sports and the NCAA Radio Network.
(Deemer Class scores to make it 2-0 Duke)
(It’s 3-0 as Myles Jones nets one)
(Matt Kavanagh gets Notre Dame on the board)
(Class makes it 4-1 Duke)
(Kyle Kennan’s tally takes the Duke lead up to 6-1)
(Myles Jones scores again and it’s 8-2 Blue Devils)
(Sergio Perkovic gets Notre Dame back to within 8-6)
(Jordan Wolf answers for Duke)
(Perkovic cuts the Irish’s deficit to 9-8)
(Kyle Keenan scores to make it 10-8 Duke)
(Perkovic cuts it to 10-9 with less than a minute to go)
(Jordan Wolf scores into an empty net to wrap up a second straight championship for Duke)
(The final call as Duke wins the title)
(Postgame recap from Jason Benetti and Mark Dixon)
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