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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)

Julia Young Named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Year

UNC senior Julia Young has been named ACC Defensive Player of the Year and four other Tar Heels joined her on the All-ACC team as the conference announced its field hockey awards Wednesday. Young, from Yorktown, Va., is the third Tar Heel to win the award. Joining Young on the All-ACC first team are fellow seniors Emma Bozek and Lauren Moyer. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 North Carolina Field Hockey Wins Big On Senior Day

The fifth-ranked UNC field hockey team celebrated Senior Day in grand fashion Sunday, reaching season highs for goals, points and shots in a 9-1 win over Appalachian State at Francis E. Henry Stadium. Senior Lauren Moyer and freshman Catherine Hayden scored two goals each as UNC improved to 15-4 with a victory in the final game of the regular season. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 UNC Field Hockey Earns 2-0 Shutout At ODU

The fifth-ranked North Carolina field hockey team got second-half goals from redshirt freshman Marissa Creatore and senior Lauren Moyer en route to a 2-0 win at Old Dominion Saturday afternoon. Playing at L.R. Hill Sports Complex, the Tar Heels improved to 14-4 on the season with just one regular-season game remaining. ODU fell to 7-10. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Field Hockey Tops Host Liberty, 5-1

Senior Lauren Moyer and sophomore Malin Evert scored two goals each as the fourth-ranked UNC field hockey team won 5-1 at Liberty on Sunday. Sophomore Ashley Hoffman also had a goal as the Tar Heels improved to 13-4 on the season. The host Flames fell to 6-8. UNC took the lead in the fifth minute of play on Moyer’s first goal of the day. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Field Hockey Falls 3-0 At No. 2 Duke

No. 2 Duke scored two first-half goals and added another in the second half to earn a 3-0 Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey win over fourth-ranked North Carolina Saturday afternoon at Williams Field. UNC falls to 12-4 overall, 3-3 in ACC play with the loss. The Blue Devils are 14-2 overall, 5-1 in conference play. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 Carolina Field Hockey Bounces Back With 6-0 Win At Miami

The third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team wrapped up a two-game road trip Sunday with a 6-0 win at Miami (Ohio). Playing at the MU Field Hockey Turf, redshirt freshman Marissa Creatore led the scoring with two goals as the Tar Heels improved to 12-3 on the season. “It was good to score some goals today,” UNC coach Karen Shelton said. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Falls 1-0 At No. 7 Louisville

The UNC field hockey team fell 1-0 Saturday at Louisville in a top-10 ACC matchup. No. 3 UNC fell to 11-3 overall and 3-2 in conference play. The No. 7 Cardinals improved to 12-3 overall, 2-3 in the ACC. The game’s only goal came in the 46th minute of play. It was the only shot UNC’s defense allowed in the half. (GoHeels.com)

I'm A Tar Heel: Emma Bozek

Looking back on these last four years at Carolina has made me realize just how lucky I’ve been. My coaches, teammates, friends, and professors have impacted my life in ways that I never imagined. I am a better person because of them and will cherish this experience for the rest of my life. Furthermore, Carolina has taught me that nothing worth having in life comes easy. (GoHeels.com)

Emma Bozek's Goal Lifts UNC Field Hockey To Overtime Win Over Virginia

UNC senior Emma Bozek calmly scored a goal that created pandemonium Friday evening, pulling around the Virginia goalkeeper and shooting into an empty cage to earn the Tar Heels a 3-2 overtime win in a top-10 ACC field hockey matchup. Playing at home at Francis E. Henry Stadium, third-ranked UNC improved to 11-2 overall and 3-1 in league play. (GoHeels.com)

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