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UNC beats Lehigh 16-7 in 1st round of NCAAs

Saturday - 5/11/2013, 4:30pm  ET

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Chad Tutton and Jimmy Bitter had three goals and an assist apiece to lead North Carolina past Lehigh 16-7 on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA men's lacrosse tournament.

Steve Pontrello added two goals and Marcus Holman had four assists to help the fifth-seeded Tar Heels (13-3) extend the nation's longest current winning streak to 10.

David DiMaria and Patrick Corbett each scored two goals for the Mountain Hawks (12-5), but the Patriot League champions had their winning streak stopped at seven.

North Carolina outshot Lehigh 53-30 and took at least 12 shots in each period, while the Mountain Hawks didn't have more than nine shots in any period.


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