The Midshipmen close within one goal four times in the fourth quarter but could not catch the Bears.
The top-seeded Terps handle Orange, 13-7, and will meet No. 5 seed Brown in semifinal.
The junior defenseman will be key in a classic defense-vs.-offense matchup.
Starsia has won four national titles in 24 seasons at Virginia, but his teams have lost 15 of 16 conference games since 2013.
The Terrapins roll into the quarterfinals with a 14-8 victory at home against the Blue Jays.
Midfielder has six points in an 11-8 victory, continuing his success vs. Terps’ former ACC rival.
The senior forward has 10 points, 15 rebounds in 63-60 victory as the GW women win the Atlantic 10 tournament.
A look at Georgetown, Maryland, Navy and Virginia entering the season, which begins for most teams on Saturday.
The Terrapins, in control from start to finish in a 14-7 win, will play in the national semifinals for the fourth time in five seasons.
Midshipmen overcome 6-3 deficit in the third quarter to clinch share of Patriot League men’s lacrosse title.