Buckeye men’s lacrosse defensemen senior Matt Cornell and junior Scott Matthews chatted with about the team’s game vs. the No. 8 North Carolina Tar Heels Saturday in Baltimore. The teams will face off at 1 p.m. at The Boys’ Latin School of Maryland in Baltimore.

The game marks the return of eight current players, as well as head coach Joe Breschi, to their home state. Eight Buckeyes hail from Maryland and the Baltimore area – Cornell (Ellicott City/Archbishop Spaulding) and Matthews (Nottingham/Boys’ Latin), along with seniors Kevin Buchanan (Cockeysville/Calvert Hall) and Josh Funk (Poolesville/Poolesville), junior Nick Carr (Baltimore/Calvert Hall), sophomores Scott Foreman (Timonium/Calvert Hall) and Patrick Hansen (Annapolis/St. Mary’s) and freshman Andrew Klontz (Silver Spring/Sandy Spring Friends). Breschi is a graduate of Loyola Blakefield.