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Gab Major Leads UNC's 8-3 Win At VirginiaGab Major tied a University of North Carolina program record with five goals in a driving rainstorm on Friday, leading the third-ranked Tar Heels to an 8-3 win at fourth-ranked Virginia. Major added an assist as Carolina posted its sixth consecutive victory. The Tar Heels improve to 10-1 overall, 3-1 in Atlantic Coast Conference play this fall. UVA falls to 8-2, 2-2. (GoHeels.com)
Gab Major named ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the WeekNorth Carolina sophomore Gab Major has been named the ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week following a stellar weekend in which she had four goals and two assists in a two-game span. Major posted 10 points to lead the Tar Heels to a 2-0 week with wins over No. 11 Boston College on Friday and Appalachian State on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Spreads Scoring Around In Win At Appalachian St.Seven different Tar Heels scored goals and senior Casey Di Nardo chipped in two as the third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team earned an 8-2 win at Appalachian State Sunday afternoon. UNC improved to 9-1 on the season. The game featured Tar Heels on both benches, as UNC alum Meghan Dawson is ASU’s first-year head coach. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Field Hockey Blanks Boston College 5-0Gab Major scored all three of her goals in the second half as the Tar Heels shut out Boston College 5-0 on September 25th, 2015.
Major's Hat Trick Combines With Solid Defense For VictorySophomore Gab Major scored three times in just over three minutes and the Tar Heel defense earned a third consecutive shutout as the North Carolina field hockey team beat No. 11 Boston College 5-0 on Friday afternoon at Francis E. Henry Stadium. Playing in rainy conditions throughout, second-ranked UNC improved to 8-1 overall and 2-1 in ACC play with the win. (GoHeels.com)
UNC has three teams ranked in the top 3 playing this weekendThe field hockey and men’s and women’s soccer teams are all ranked in the top three in the country, and each has the chance to add another championship to its resume. The men’s soccer team, responsible for two of UNC’s national titles, jumped to No. 2 in the country on Tuesday. Even when facing one of its toughest opponents of the season in then-No. 2 Notre Dame, the Tar Heels looked the part of a championship-caliber team during Friday’s 4-2 win. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: Workout Warrior Emily Wold Paces UNC Field HockeyNorth Carolina field hockey captain Emily Wold puts in the extra effort in the weight room and on the field so she can be the best at UNC and on Team USA.
UNC field hockey seniors relish in first two home wins of 2015For the North Carolina field hockey team’s three seniors — Casey Di Nardo, Nina Notman and Emily Wold — the twilight season is well underway. But in the final home opener of their four-year careers, nothing was taken for granted. “When they are freshmen, they feel like they will live forever,” Coach Karen Shelton said. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Field Hockey Earns Weekend's Second ShutoutThe third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team completed its first homestand of the season without giving up a single goal, defeating visiting Miami (Ohio) 3-0 Sunday on the heels of a 5-0 win over No. 9 Louisville on Friday. UNC is now 7-1 overall and 1-1 in ACC play. No. 11 Boston College visits Francis E. Henry Stadium on Friday for a 4 p.m. ACC matchup. (GoHeels.com)
Home Is Sweet For UNC Field Hockey In Shutout WinHome was sweet for the UNC field hockey team Friday as the No. 3 Tar Heels beat No. 9 Louisville 5-0 in their first game at home this season. UNC improved to 6-1 and 1-1 in ACC play with the win. UNC got four goals from its three seniors – two from Nina Notman and one each from Casey Di Nardo and Emily Wold – and one from junior Lauren Moyer. (GoHeels.com)
UNC’s Emma Bozek: ‘The one who can handle it’Three years of Division I field hockey. Leading scorer for UNC as a junior. Three Final Fours. Emma Bozek expected to cap off her decorated career with a national title this fall, but after a life-altering experience, field hockey became the least of her worries. This summer, doctors diagnosed her with a sequestered lung— a congenital abnormality affecting her ability to breathe. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Field Hockey Happy To Be HomeAlready six games into the season, the third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team will finally play its first home game on Friday, hosting No. 9 Louisville for an ACC matchup. Game time at Francis E. Henry Stadium is 6 pm and there is no charge for admission. “I can’t remember a season when we opened with three weekends on the road,” said UNC coach Karen Shelton. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Bounces Back With 4-2 Win At No. 7 AlbanyOn the heels of the season’s first loss, the second-ranked North Carolina field hockey team bounced back Sunday for a 4-2 win at No. 7 Albany. The Tar Heels are now 5-1 heading into their home opener Friday. Playing at Alumni Turf, UNC senior Emily Wold scored twice and assisted on the other two goals, which were scored by senior Nina Notman and freshman Eva van’t Hoog. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Falls 4-2 At No. 3 SyracuseThe second-ranked North Carolina field hockey team led 2-0 at halftime but fell 4-2 Saturday afternoon to No. 3 Syracuse. Syracuse improved to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in ACC play with the win, while the Tar Heels fell to 4-1, 0-1 ACC. UNC will face the No. 7 Albany Great Danes there on Sunday before returning to Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey's Journey To Syracuse Brings SurprisesNo. 2 UNC will face No. 3 Syracuse today at 1 p.m. at the Orange’s J.S. Coyne Stadium in the ACC opener for both teams. The Tar Heels were set to fly out of RDU early Friday after leaving campus at 5 a.m., arrive in Syracuse, practice in the stadium, and have a quiet night at the hotel. Alas, the 6:55 a.m. flight was cancelled, leaving the Tar Heels scrambling to get to Syracuse. (GoHeels.com)