SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Michelle Tumolo scored with 5 seconds remaining in regulation as Syracuse rallied past North Carolina, 17-16, on Saturday in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I women's lacrosse tournament.
The Orange (18-3) fought back from a two-goal deficit in the final 3 minutes to beat the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (15-4) and earn the program's third trip to the national semifinals in the past five years.
Syracuse will play top-seeded Florida (19-2) Friday. The Orange beat the Gators, 12-11, in two overtimes in the regular season.
Tumolo scored two of Syracuse's final three goals against the Tar Heels and assisted on Kailah Kempney's goal that tied the score at 16-all with 39 seconds left.
Tumolo finished with four goals and one assist, while Katie Webster and Alyssa Murray each had three goals.
Laura Zimmerman had six goals and Kara Cannizzaro had five for the Tar Heels.