CHAPEL HILL — Third-seeded North Carolina got five goals and two assists from Kara Cannizzaro in a 19-9 victory Sunday against Loyola in the NCAA womens lacrosse tournament.
The Tar Heels also got four goals and two assists from Abbey Friend, defeating 11th-ranked and unseeded Loyola (11-9). Taylor George added three goals.
North Carolina (15-3) advances to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals for the ninth consecutive season. The Tar Heels will play Virginia at 1 p.m. Saturday at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill.
Duke 10, Navy 5: Kelci Smesko and Taylor Trimble led Duke (14-5) with three goals each in the win at Navy. Kerrin Maurer scored two and Maddy Acton and Molly Quirke each had one goal.
Duke will travel to face Maryland next weekend in the quarterfinals.
Virginia 10, Georgetown 8: The Cavaliers (11-9) upset six-seed and host Georgetown (13-6) in the second round of the tournament, using an 8-1 run that spanned both halves.
Maryland 11, Stony Brook 3: A stellar defensive effort vaulted top-seeded Maryland past visiting Stony Brook. Brooke Griffin led Maryland (20-0) with four goals.