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West Seneca's Adam DiMillo powers Maryland to NCAA Lacrosse Championship

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Posted at 4:39 PM, May 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 16:39:37-04

Heading into the NCAA Lacrosse Championship Adam DiMillo had scored just three goals on the season for Maryland.

The West Seneca native nearly that matched total on Monday -- in the biggest game and on the biggest stage of his college career.

DiMillo scored two goals in the first half to help the Terps defeat Ohio State 9-6 and win the program's first national championship since 1975.

DiMillo, who attended school at Bishop Timon, help the Tigers capture four Monsignor Martin titles and was the consensus No. 1 lacrosse prospect in New York when he committed to Maryland in 2014.

He played in 19 games his freshman and sophomore season with Maryland but never scored until this year.