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UNC Field Hockey Meets Syracuse For National ChampionshipUNC’s 2015 field hockey season will reach its culmination Sunday as the top-ranked Tar Heels (21-2) take on Syracuse for the NCAA Championship. The teams meet at 1 p.m. at the University of Michigan’s Phyllis Ocker Field to determine which will wear this year’s crown. Top-seeded, second-ranked Syracuse (20-1) is playing for its first NCAA title. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Advances To Title Game With 2-0 Win Over DukeFreshman Malin Evert scored twice and the Tar Heel defense earned its sixth shutout of the season as top-ranked North Carolina beat No. 6 Duke Friday in the NCAA Field Hockey Championship semifinals. The Tar Heels (21-2) will play No. 2 Syracuse, which beat defending national champion Connecticut 3-1 in the first of Friday’s semifinal games, on Sunday at 1 p.m. for the NCAA championship. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Field Hockey Clinches Spot in NCAA Championship with 2-0 win vs. DukeThe second-seeded Tar Heels took down rival Duke 2-0 in the Final Four on November 20, 2015. Carolina will play the top-seeded Syracuse Orange in the final.
UNC Field Hockey Arrives In Michigan For Final Four Matchup With DukeThe North Carolina field hockey team arrived in Michigan Wednesday evening for this weekend’s NCAA final four. The top-ranked Tar Heels, seeded second in the tournament field, will meet Duke on Friday at 2:45 p.m. in the second national semifinal game. Top-seeded Syracuse and defending champion UConn meet in the first at noon. (GoHeels.com)
UNC field hockey turns to experience, youth in tournament timeThe UNC field hockey team survived its first weekend of the NCAA Tournament. The No. 1 Tar Heels, who entered the tournament as a second-seeded squad, defeated No. 15 Boston University 4-2 on Saturday and took down No. 10 Michigan 1-0 on Sunday. With the victories, UNC (20-2) is headed to its 20th Final Four, including its seventh in a row. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Field Hockey Headed Back To Final Four After Shutout Of MichiganThe top-ranked North Carolina field hockey team beat No. 10 Michigan 1-0 Sunday to advance to its seventh consecutive NCAA semifinal and 20th in program history. Freshman Ashley Hoffman scored the game-winner on a first-half penalty corner. “I thought it was a fantastic game,” said UNC coach Karen Shelton, whose team is making an NCAA-best 32nd tournament appearance. (GoHeels.com)
Top-Ranked UNC Field Hockey Advances With Win Over No. 15 Boston UTop-ranked North Carolina advanced to the second round of NCAA Field Hockey Championship play with a 4-2 win over No. 15 Boston University Saturday afternoon in a first-round game at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The Tar Heels will take on No. 10 Michigan on Sunday at 2 p.m. for a spot in national semifinals. Michigan advanced with a 2-1 win over No. 7 Wake Forest. (GoHeels.com)
Karen Shelton Inducted Into Philadelphia Sports Hall of FameUNC field hockey coach Karen Shelton was among 15 honorees inducted Thursday into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place at the Sheraton Society Hill. This is the 12th class inducted into the Hall. Shelton moved to the Philadelphia area when she was in fifth grade, and that’s where she picked up the sport that would become so important in her life. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Field Hockey Beats #1 Syracuse for ACC Title - HighlightsNorth Carolina Sophomore Gab Major scored a game-winning goal in overtime to lead the no. 3 seed Tar Heels to a 2-1 victory against the no. 1 seed Syracuse. This is the Tar Heels 19th ACC title.
UNC Field Hockey Beats Undefeated Syracuse to Win 19th ACC TitleThird-ranked North Carolina claimed the 2015 ACC Field Hockey Championship Sunday with a 2-1 overtime victory against top-ranked and top-seeded Syracuse, which came into the game undefeated. It was UNC’s 19th ACC title, its first since 2012. Playing at the University of Virginia's University Hall Turf Field, the third-seeded Tar Heels improved to 18-2 overall. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Claims Championship Game Spot With Win Over BCNo. 3 North Carolina edged No. 11 Boston College 3-2 Friday afternoon in the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championship semifinals to earn a spot in Sunday’s title game. The Tar Heels (16-2) will face top-ranked, undefeated Syracuse at 1 p.m. at the University of Virginia’s University Hall Turf Field for the conference crown. (GoHeels.com)
Redshirt junior Rachel Black balances field hockey, academicsWalk-on redshirt junior Rachel Black stands at the end of the line of graduating players at the UNC field hockey team’s end-of-season tailgate. Though she has one year of eligibility remaining, Black plans on leaving UNC after this season to go to pharmacy school. She knows her education has prepared her for when she graduates. But that’s not on her mind now. She has a few thank yous to give. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Field Hockey Advances With 2-1 Win Over LouisvilleThird-ranked UNC got out to a 2-0 lead then held on to earn a 2-1 victory against No. 9 Louisville Thursday in a first-round game at the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Championship, being played on the campus of the University of Virginia. At University Hall Turf Field, the Tar Heels got goals from seniors Nina Notman and Emily Wold in the win. (GoHeels.com)
Four Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Field Hockey HonorsUNC senior Emily Wold became just the 13th player in ACC field hockey history to earn All-ACC honors four times as the conference announced this year’s honors on Wednesday, the eve of the ACC Championships. Wold was joined on the first team by two other Tar Heels, senior Nina Notman and junior Julia Young. Senior Casey Di Nardo was named to the second team. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Honors Seniors, Beats No. 19 ODU 5-1Rain couldn’t dampen the mood Sunday as the North Carolina field hockey program honored its four seniors and earned a top-20 win over long-time rival Old Dominion at Francis E. Henry Stadium. After trailing early, No. 3 UNC stormed back for a 5-1 win over 19th-ranked Old Dominion to improve to 15-2 on the season. The Lady Monarchs fell to 9-9. (GoHeels.com)