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Anson Dorrance on the politics of soccer and the women's pro game
Anson Dorrance coached the USA to its first Women's World Cup title in 1991 and the North Carolina Tar Heels to 22 national championships. More...

Tar Heels Announce Women's Soccer Recruiting Class
UNC has signed five student-athletes to National Letters-Of-Intent for the Tar Heel women's soccer program. Tar Heel head coach Anson Dorrance announced the signings this...

Video: Fancy footwork on display at Carolina
Tap dancer, choreographer and MacArthur 'Genius' grant winner Michelle Dorrance and her dance troupe join soccer freestyling sensation Indi Cowie for a series of performances...

Anson Dorrance To Be Inducted Friday Into United Soccer Coaches Association Hall of Fame
Anson Dorrance and Bruce Arena, two of the country's most successful soccer coaches, are to be the newest members of the United Soccer Coaches Hall...

Chansky’s Notebook: Playing The Smart Card
Some of you may be wondering how Princeton defeated UNC in the NCAA women’s soccer tournament. It’s all Anson Dorrance’s fault, and not because he’s...

Jenny Levy Finds Inspiration Close to Home
Jenny Levy didn’t have to look far for inspiration when considering applying to become the head coach of the U.S. women’s national lacrosse team. Her...

Championship rings and trophies mean little to Anson Dorrance
Championship rings mean little to Anson Dorrance. Trophies have also never interested the man who has led the North Carolina women's soccer program to 22...

Remember the Name: Alessia Russo
Alessia Russo knew early in 2017 that she would make the move to the U.S. in August, therefore opting to spend the Spring Series with...

Chansky’s Notebook: Parity Keeps Coming
Can it be that Carolina upset Duke in women’s soccer? Anson Dorrance’s Tar Heels earned their first ACC championship since 2009 over the weekend with...

Video: Anson Dorrance On Being A Champion
North Carolina women's soccer's 2012 National Championship was bigger than soccer, and legendary Tar Heels coach Anson Coach Dorrance wears the ring to remember...

Anson Dorrance Tapped For United Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame
Anson Dorrance and Bruce Arena, two of the country's most successful soccer coaches, are the newest members of the United Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame,...

Past meets present as Anson Dorrance on hand for USWNT win over South Korea
"(Anson Dorrance is) kind of like a fine wine," said U.S. women's national team veteran Tobin Heath, who won NCAA titles with the Tar Heels...

Alessia Russo Scores Twice To Lead No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Past Wake Forest
Alessia Russo scored a pair of goals and Samantha Leshnak recorded her fifth solo shutout in six ACC games as the UNC women's soccer team...

ACC Opener On Tap For UNC Women's Soccer In Tallahassee
North Carolina will play its sixth straight game away from its temporary home field at WakeMed Soccer Park when it travels to Tallahassee, Fla. on...

Two UNC women's soccer international first-years thrive on and off the field
For first-years Alessia Russo and Lotte Wubben-Moy, these daunting circumstances have been their realities. Since joining North Carolina's women’s soccer team, the two England natives...

North Carolina women's soccer team set for more success in 2017
Since its 1979 inception, the UNC women’s soccer team has played 912 games and won over 90 percent of them — 809, to be exact...

UNC Women's Soccer Checks In At No. 6 In Preseason Coaches Poll
Coach Anson Dorrance's 2017 UNC women's soccer team is ranked sixth in the preseason poll issued Friday by the United Soccer Coaches Association. North Carolina,...

UNC Women's Soccer Chosen Second In Preseason ACC Poll
Coach Anson Dorrance's 2017 UNC women's soccer team has been picked to finish second in the ACC for the upcoming season. The Tar Heels finished...

UNC women's soccer player Annie Kingman prepares for her senior season
For the nation’s most successful soccer program, there is no looking back, and this year senior midfielder Annie Kingman and her team aren’t sparing a...

Roy Williams on UNC coaching legend Anson Dorrance
Coach Williams is from North Carolina, went to UNC, and now has led the Tar Heels to three National Titles. Still, he raves about the...

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