Denver Sports Omelette: DU Pioneers men’s lacrosse advances to Big East title game

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Denver Pioneers lacrosse player Austin French ...

Denver Pioneers lacrosse helmet

Senior Trevor Baptiste won his 1,118th career faceoff, breaking the NCAA Division I record, in the final seconds of Denver’s 10-7 victory over Marquette in the Big East semifinals on Thursday in Villanova.

Pa. Junior Austin French had five goals and an assist for DU. The Pioneers will face Georgetown in the Big East final on Saturday.

— Denver Post staff 

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