Devils to joust with Knights

The No. 2 men’s lacrosse team (12-1) will finish the regular season Saturday at noon against No. 7 Army (10-2) in West Point, N.Y.

A win would tie the school record, which was set in 1999, the last time the Blue Devils won 13 games.

Last season, Duke lost a 13-7 contest to the Black Knights at historic Michie Stadium. The 2004 defeat meant little to the Blue Devils, who had already lost in the ACC Tournament and had little hope of making the NCAA Tournament. Junior Matt Zash scored four goals in the contest.

In nine total games against Army, Duke has only won once. In 2000, the Blue Devils vanquished the Black Knights 17-6.

Duke leads the nation in scoring offense, averaging 13.8 goals per game. Sophomore Matt Danowski leads the ACC with 53 total points, and freshman Zack Greer leads the nation with 42 goals this season.

Saturday’s matchup will be the Blue Devils’ second appearance on national television. The game will be taped and broadcast Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPNU.


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