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Thursday, February 21, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Princeton Takes Lacrosse Title

Jesse Hubbard, who has perhaps the hardest, fastest shot in lacrosse, scored Princeton’s first and last goals during a three-goal performance against Virginia.

His final one, a rocket from 10 yards out, went by the knee of goalie Chris Sanderson 34 seconds into overtime and gave the Tigers a 13-12 victory and the NCAA championship for the third time in five seasons.

All three championship victories have been accomplished in overtime.

Princeton (14-1) had been seeded first in the 12-team tournament. Virginia (12-4), the only team to beat the Tigers this season, was No. 3.

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