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2011 NCAA Lacrosse Tournament: Maryland Stuns Top-Seeded Syracuse In Sudden Death

The Maryland Terrapins have advanced to the Final Four of the 2011 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament in dramatic fashion. The unseeded Terps shocked No. 1 seeded Syracuse, 6-5, in sudden death, thanks to an overtime goal by Grant Catalino. Catalino took a pass from Ryan Young and rifled a shot into the top left corner to give Maryland the win with 32 seconds left in overtime.

The Terps took the lead into the fourth quarter, scoring their fifth goal of the game on an improbable buzzer beater to end the third quarter. Young was trapped behind Syracuse's net and somehow found Scott Larue for a tip-in goal with one second remaining. But Syracuse rallied, tying the game at 5 with 1:06 remaining. 

Maryland had the first possession in overtime, but turned it over. The Orange had a golden transition opportunity to win, but Kevin Drew's shot went wide, and Maryland scored on the ensuing possession.

The Terps therefore return to the Final Four for the first time since 2006, and will play the winner of No. 4 Notre and No. 5 Duke at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore next weekend.