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NU lacrosse back in NCAA title game

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     Northwestern's five-time reigning NCAA women's lacrosse champions dominated in the second half and advanced to the title game for the sixth year in a row with a 15-10 semifinal win against North Carolina  led by seniors Katrina Dowd, who had a hat trick,  and Danielle Spencer, who was superb on draw controls.
    NU (20-1)  will face Maryland, the alma mater of Wildcats coach Kelly Amonte Hiller in Sunday's title game. Maryland beat Syracuse 14-5 in its semifinal.
    The game was tied at 4 at halftime before the the Cats took control.
    Sophomore goalie Brianne LoManto was also superb for NU, which lost to the Tar Heels 18-16 in Evanston on April 18.
    The largest crowd to ever attend a women's lacrosse game in the United States packed into Johnny Unitas Stadium in Towson, Maryland

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