Cornell One Step From Final Four

By WBNG News

May 20, 2011 Updated May 20, 2011 at 11:14 PM EDT

Ithaca, NY (WBNG Binghamton) For the third year in a row, the Cornell Men's lacrosse team looks to make it to the NCAA Final Four.

And it's looking for a little payback against it's next opponent.

Number two Cornell will face 10th ranked Virginia in the national quarterfinals for a second time this year.

The Cavaliers handed the Big Red their last loss of the season, an 11-9 defeat in March.

Since then, Cornell has rolled off 11 straight wins.

"This is the biggest game of our season so far. Win this and we head back to the final four again which is one of the goals we've had since the beginning of the season," says defenseman Max Feely.

"Anytime you talk about the University of Virginia, you've got to talk about their talent and their athleticism. The team they bring to the table is as good and dangerous as any team in the country so we'll definitely have our hands full with the matchup and we're excited for the momentum we've built," says head coach Ben DeLuca.

The game will be held at Hofstra's Shuart Stadium Saturday at noon.

The winner will take on the winner of the Johns Hopkins/Denver game next Saturday.

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