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Dominating Duke

Feb 18, 2013, 9:15 AM EDT

The #3 Notre Dame men’s lacrosse team opened its season with an impressive 13-5 win over #4 Duke in Durham, N.C. Junior midfielder Jim Marlatt paced the offense with five goals, freshman attackman Matt Kavanagh netted four goals, while seniors Sean Rogers and Steve Murphy added two scores apiece.

The Irish return to the field on Sunday at noon ET vs. Penn State, before opening their home schedule the following Saturday (Mar. 2) at noon ET against North Carolina. Check out the full recap from the season-opener on

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