Duke and Notre Dame to face off in ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship on Sunday

Charlotte, NC – Duke and Notre Dame will square off for the 2024 Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Championship following Friday night semifinal wins at American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte, North Carolina. The teams match up at noon Sunday for the title, with ACC Network televising the contest.

(photo by Nell Redmond)

Top-seeded Notre Dame rolled to an 18-9 victory over No. 4 seed Virginia in the first game, while No. 3 seed Duke topped No. 2 seed Syracuse, 18-13, in the second contest. In the regular-season meeting on April 7, the Fighting Irish topped the Blue Devils, 15-12, in Durham, North Carolina.

Individual Session tickets for the ACC Championship are available online HERE. Children 2 and under are admitted free of charge.

No. 1 Notre Dame 18, No. 4 Virginia 9
Led by 18 saves from Liam Entenmann, the ACC’s Defensive Player of the Year and Goalie of the Year, Notre Dame (11-1) stifled the Virginia offense and rolled to an 18-9 victory in the first semifinal, downing the Cavaliers (10-5) for the second time in seven days. The Fighting Irish had an incredibly balanced offense, with 14 players scoring at least one goal. Devon McLean led the Irish with four goals on the day. A pair of Cavaliers broke ACC career records Friday. Payton Cormier recorded a hat trick to set the ACC career goals record with 214, breaking the record of 212 by Duke’s Justin Guterding. Connor Shellenberger dished out a pair of assists and now has 185 career assists, topping the previous record of 183 by Duke’s Matt Danowski.

No. 3 Duke 18, No. 2 Syracuse 13
Duke (12-4) raced to a 9-2 lead after one quarter and never looked back in moving on to the championship game. Andrew McAdorey, Brennan O’Neill and Dyson Williams combined for 13 goals. McAdorey scored a season-high five goals, while O’Neill and Williams each recorded four goals. Freshman goalie Patrick Jameison racked up 12 saves for Duke.

Joey Spallina and Jake Stevens each scored four goals for Syracuse (11-5). Owen Hiltz recorded three assists for the Orange.

2024 ACC Men’s Lacrosse Championship
American Legion Memorial Stadium, Charlotte, N.C.
Friday, May 3 – Semifinals
No. 1 Notre Dame 18, No. 4 Virginia 9
No. 3 Duke 18, No. 2 Syracuse 13

Sunday, May 5 – Championship
Noon – No. 3 Duke vs. No. 1 Notre Dame

All games televised on ACC Network