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CLOSE RANGE — Wesleyan’s Abby Manning fires a goal past Gettysburg College keeper Bailey Pilder during Sunday’s NCAA Division III quarterfinal game in Gettysburg. The Cardinals upset the Bullets, 10-7.

Gettysburg College’s dream of capturing a third straight NCAA Division III women’s lacrosse national title came tumbling down in a 10-7 defeat at the hands of visiting Wesleyan University in quarterfinal on Sunday afternoon at Clark Field in Gettysburg.

The top-ranked Bullets trailed 6-3 at halftime and had closed the gap to 7-6 before a 40-minute lightning delay with 17 minutes to go. The teams returned to the field and played for 13 minutes before another 40-minute lightning delay that came with four minutes left and the Cardinals holding a 9-6 lead.

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