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This Is How We Do It

Here’s a snapshot of the week thus far for Sam Night, a forward on the UNC field hockey team: After helping UNC to an eighth consecutive NCAA field hockey final four berth on Sunday, she and the team arrived back in Chapel Hill around 11:30 Sunday night. Monday morning, she successfully defended the honors thesis she’s been working on for the past 10 months. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Is Savoring Its Season

The North Carolina field hockey program is making its eighth consecutive appearance in the NCAA final four and 21st overall, more than any other school. But for the 2016 UNC field hockey team, stepping out onto the L.R. Hill Sports Complex turf for Friday’s NCAA Tournament semifinal game against Connecticut will be a first. (GoHeels.com)

Field hockey's elite hit Old Dominion for the NCAA Division I Final Four

When action between Connecticut and North Carolina begins Friday at 2 p.m. at the L.R. Hill Complex, the only locals in attendance will be those in the stands. Of the remaining four teams, North Carolina is the most seasoned, having won six national titles and finishing second 10 times since the event began in 1981. The Tar Heels were second last season. (Virginian-Pilot)

Five UNC Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

Five North Carolina student-athletes were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society on Monday, recognizing the academic excellence they’ve achieved while competing at the highest levels in athletics. Less than one percent of college students nationally qualify for induction. (GoHeels.com)

Chansky’s Notebook: If Dean Were Here

I remember like yesterday when Dean Smith was asked about UNC being known as a basketball school. Smith flashed that wry smile and said, “We’re more of a women’s soccer school.” I thought about that again this week when Coach Karen Shelton’s Carolina field hockey team reached its eighth consecutive NCAA Tournament Final Four. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels' Graduation Success Rate At 82 Percent

UNC’s Graduation Success Rate for student-athletes for the incoming cohort of academic years 2006-2009 is 82 percent in data released today by the NCAA. Seven Carolina teams scored 100 percent in their respective GSRs, including women’s fencing, field hockey, women’s golf, gymnastics, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Headed To Eighth Straight Final Four

Fourth-ranked UNC earned a spot in the field hockey final four in emphatic fashion Sunday, shutting out second-ranked Maryland 3-0 in an NCAA Tournament second-round matchup on the Terrapins’ home field. UNC will face Connecticut Friday in Norfolk, Va. Delaware and Princeton will meet in the other semifinal. The winners play on Sunday for the NCAA crown. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Advances With First-Round Shutout Over Stanford

Fourth-ranked North Carolina opened NCAA Field Hockey Tournament play Saturday with a 3-0 victory over 12th-ranked Stanford at Maryland’s Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex. The win moves the Tar Heels on to Sunday’s second round, when they’ll face the host Maryland Terrapins at 2 p.m. A spot in next weekend’s NCAA final four is on the line. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC field hockey believes ahead of NCAA Tournament

The UNC field hockey team is leaving behind a tumultuous regular season. The No. 4 Tar Heels draw No. 12 Stanford at 2 p.m. on Saturday in College Park, Maryland, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Despite inconsistencies this year, the team is confident going into the weekend. “It’s cliche, but you just gotta keep believing,” said captain Julia Young. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Field Hockey Receives Record 33rd NCAA Tournament Bid

UNC has received an at-large bid into the 2016 NCAA Field Hockey Championship and will travel to College Park, Md. Saturday, facing Stanford in a first-round game. In the other first round game at that site, host Maryland will face the winner of a Wednesday game between Monmouth and UMass. The winners meet Sunday for a spot in the NCAA semifinals. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Field Hockey Falls To Virginia In ACC TItle Game

The fifth-ranked North Carolina field hockey team fell in the final game of the Atlantic Coast Conference Championship Sunday, 4-2 to No. 7 Virginia, which claimed its first ACC crown. The Tar Heels are now 17-5 on the year and await tonight’s announcement of the 2016 NCAA Tournament field. The loss marked the highest scoring total UNC has given up this season. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Knocks Off No. 1 Duke To Play For 20th ACC Crown

Fifth-ranked North Carolina earned a spot in the 2016 ACC Field Hockey Championship game with a 3-2 semifinals win Friday over top-ranked Duke, the No. 1 seed in the tournament. Sophomore Malin Evert’s goal in the 65th minute gave the Tar Heels their first lead of the game and they held on for the victory at Wake Forest’s Kentner Stadium. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Student-Athletes Host Heeloween At Hospital

UNC student-athletes took Halloween cheer to UNC Children’s Hospital Monday for their annual Heeloween Party. Approximately 60 costumed Tar Heels participated throughout, helping to decorate the Pediatric Play Atrium and then host the party for young patients. Student-athletes also took patients trick-or-treating around the hospital. (GoHeels.com)

Rachel Dawson Says Farewell to Field Hockey

Dear Little Girl, You are ready. It is time. Take one foot, and step your soul outside the line. In the big, scary world, you will be just fine. Trust the path. And let it unwind. You are strong. Powerful. And kind. So bid farewell, dear girl The game is done. Your heart is full. Your soul is won. The game and you Will always be one. (Like A Pro)

Lauren Moyer's Hat Trick Leads UNC Field Hockey Over Louisville

Senior Lauren Moyer earned the first hat trick of her Carolina career Thursday, leading UNC to a dramatic 3-2 win over Louisville in the ACC Field Hockey Championship quarterfinals on Thursday at Wake Forest’s Kentner Stadium. But rather than revel in the glory, Moyer quickly pointed out that she was just the one who touched the ball last. (GoHeels.com)

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