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Anson Dorrance Lecture Highlights Character
UNC women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance performs the same ritual before each national championship game his team plays (a whopping 24, with 22 of those...

14 Tar Heels on NWSL Opening Day Rosters
The National Women’s Soccer League announced their rosters for the upcoming season which begins this Saturday. The opening day rosters include 14 alumnae from Coach...

Four Tar Heels Named Women's Soccer All-ACC Academic
Four members of Coach Anson Dorrance's 2016 NCAA semifinalist women's soccer team were named to the sport’s All-ACC Academic Team Tuesday. The Tar Heels who...

UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance covets culture over championships
It’s a numbers game. At least, that’s how he gets you in the door — one propped open by any of the dozens of trophies...

Q&A with UNC women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance
The No. 10 UNC women’s soccer team takes on No. 6 Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament semifinal Friday. The matchup will be a chance...

Lindsey Harris chooses greatness for UNC women's soccer
Lindsey Harris sat quietly in the office of one of the greatest college coaches ever. North Carolina’s Anson Dorrance had called her in for an...

Chansky’s Notebook: Coach For The Ages
Hail to Anson Dorrance, the 800-win man. He’s has been so good for so long, and so self-effacing, that Anson Dorrance lives below the radar...

Historic Night At Fetzer: Anson Dorrance Wins 800th Match
It was a historic night at Fetzer Field Sunday as goals by Ru Mucherera and Dorian Bailey rallied the #15 North Carolina women’s soccer team...

UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New Contracts
UNC has agreed in principle on three-year contracts with five head coaches – Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis),...

No. 8 UNC Women's Soccer Emerges Victorious In Battle With No. 9 UCLA
In a defensive battle between eighth-ranked North Carolina and ninth-ranked UCLA, the Tar Heels persevered to claim a 2-1 women’s soccer victory Friday at Drake...

Players young and old spark offensive attack for UNC women's soccer
As UNC prepared for its first two games this past weekend, the big question still remained. But by the end, the Tar Heels had two...

Anson Dorrance on USWNT opener and French motivation
As Anson Dorrance watched the U.S. play New Zealand in the first game of the 2016 Olympics, it looked awful familiar to him. “New Zealand...

A look back at some of the best speeches given by Tar Heels
I decided to take a look back at some of the best speeches given by Tar Heels (either athletes or those associated with Tar Heel...

U.S. Soccer Bestows Its Highest Honor On Anson Dorrance
Former U.S. Women's National Team head coach and current UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance has been named the 2016 winner of the prestigious Werner...

Bill Palladino has been pivotal to 22 national titles
Few achievements in the history of sports match the dominance of UNC women’s soccer. Alongside each other as coaches, Anson Dorrance and Bill Palladino have...

UNC women’s soccer team eyes postseason play
Coming off its first win in four games, the UNC women’s soccer team was hunting for another win for its seniors. The No. 9 Tar...

Video: Anson Dorrance - Grading Character
UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance, 22 time National Champion, presents at the What Drives Winning Conference on June 11th, 2015 in St. Louis, Missouri...

Video: UNC Women's Soccer Alums Discuss What Anson Dorrance Has Meant To Them
UNC women's soccer alums Jessica McDonald, Kealia Ohai and Meghan Klingenberg talk about UNC coach Anson Dorrance and the significant impact he's had on their...

Anson Dorrance delivers dynasty, dominance
There was no varsity women’s soccer program at UNC in 1970 when Anson Dorrance arrived to kick it around for the men’s team. Seven years...

Anson Dorrance "Excited” to Watch Former Players in World Cup Final (audio)
Six former Tar Heels – Heather O’Reilly, Whitney Engen, Tobin Heath, Lori Chalupny, Meghan Klingenberg, and Ashlyn Harris – are preparing for the World Cup...

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