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Dunn and Ohai: Carrying The Weight
It's easy to see why Anson Dorrance may not want to have each player compare herself to the likes of previous generations which include names...

Video: Heather O'Reilly and Tobin Heath give back
While in New Jersey with the U.S. Women's National Team, Heather O'Reilly and Tobin Heath took some time out to go visit the players and...

Heather O'Reilly Named NWSL Player of the Week
Boston Breakers midfielder Heather O'Reilly was voted the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Player of the Week by the media for Week 3 of the...

Crystal Dunn Makes First Women's National Team Start
The U.S. Women's National Team overcame a subpar first half to win its opener against Iceland in the Algarve Cup. UNC junior defender Crystal Dunn...

Heather O'Reilly Blog: My transformational journey to Rwanda
UNC alum Heather O'Reilly is a member of the USA women's soccer team. As an athlete ambassador for Right To Play, she traveled to Rwanda...

N.C. athletes beat Canada in medals count
The Tar Heels have long buoyed the women’s soccer national team, and this year’s version featured two UNC alumni (a third, Meghan Klingenberg, was also...

ACC Olympic Watch, August 13
Former Tar Heels Tobin Heath and Heather O’Reilly helped Team USA avenge its World Cup loss to Japan with a 2-1 victory on Thursday. The...

US soccer star Heather O'Reilly raves about her time at UNC
Former UNC star Heather O’Reilly had high marks for the Tar Heels in an interview after winning the gold medal in women’s soccer. “London's been...

Tobin Heath & Heather O'Reilly Are London Golden Girls
UNC alumnae Heather O'Reilly and Tobin Heath are officially Olympic gold medalists again as the U.S. defeated Japan 2-1 Thursday afternoon before Olympic record crowd...

ACC Olympic Watch, August 9
Women’s soccer is guaranteed to produce several medals for the ACC. Tobin Heath, Heather O’Reilly and Becky Sauerbrunn all compete for Team USA – which...

Anson Dorrance dishes about gold-medal women’s soccer game
North Carolina women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance, who was also coach of the U.S. women’s soccer team from 1986 to 1994, is paying close attention...

Heather O’Reilly’s Assist Lifts USA In Epic Olympic Semifinal
The United States of America will play in its fifth successive Olympic gold match Thursday after defeating Canada 4-3 Monday afternoon in an absolutely epic...

ACC Olympic Watch, August 3
The ACC-laden U.S. field hockey team was considered an outside threat to medal in London. So far they’re struggling in fifth place of Group B...

Tar Heels Open Olympics Early In United Kingdom
Three former Tar Heels are helping kick off the London Olympics before the games officially open on Friday. Women’s soccer early round play begins Wednesday...

Former Tar Heels Remain On U.S. Women’s Soccer Team
U.S. Women's National Soccer Team head coach Pia Sundhage announced last week that two former Tar Heels will compete in London on the 18-player Olympic...

Heather O'Reilly's role evolves on U.S. women's soccer team
Heading into her third Olympics, U.S. midfielder Heather O'Reilly has known nothing but gold. "Anything less than a gold medal probably will be a disappointment...

US Women's Soccer Team Features Five Tar Heels
Five former Tar Heels will join the U.S. women’s soccer team for a nine-day training camp this month as the U.S. gets ready to qualify...

Heather O'Reilly up for goal of year
American forward Heather O'Reilly is the only woman nominated for the Puskas Award for FIFA goal of the year, among 10 finalists along with Wayne...

Heather O'Reilly could lead U.S. past Japan again
When the U.S. women's soccer team faces off against Japan in the World Cup final today, many more people will be watching than when the...

Q&A: Anson Dorrance
Anson Dorrance's Tar Heels teams have provided the national squad with 49 players over the years. Many of those players - names like Mia Hamm,...

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