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Twelve UNC Field Hockey Players Earn Academic Honor

Twelve Tar Heels have been named to the Zag Field Hockey/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I National Academic Squad, announced Wednesday by the NFHCA. The honor goes to each DI field hockey student-athlete with a cumulative grade point average of 3.3 or better through the fall 2016 semester. (GoHeels.com)

Ashley Hoffman Selected For U.S. Field Hockey National Team Debut In New Zealand

Ashley Hoffman, a UNC sophomore, is one of five Tar Heels selected for the U.S. National Team roster for the upcoming Hawke’s Bay Cup in New Zealand. This will be the first National Team appearance for Hoffman, currently a member of the U.S. Under-21 team. Four Tar Heel alums who are full-time members of the National Team also were named to the roster. (GoHeels.com)

Four Tar Heels Earn ACC Postgraduate Honors

Four UNC student-athletes have been honored by the ACC, which announced Wednesday this year’s recipients of the Weaver-James-Corrigan postgraduate scholarships and awards. Tar Heel seniors Emma Bozek, Hayley Carter, Sarah Howard and Ronnie Schneider were among 54 students recognized for outstanding academic and athletic performance during their careers. (GoHeels.com)

Emma Bozek Named ACC Scholar-Athlete For Field Hockey

UNC graduate Emma Bozek, who excelled academically and athletically for the Tar Heels, has been honored as the 2016 ACC Field Hockey Scholar-Athlete of the Year. She joins four other Tar Heels – Malin Evert, Ashley Hoffman, Sam Night and Julia Young – on the All-ACC Field Hockey Team, announced Wednesday by ACC Commissioner John Swofford. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Celebrates Power Of Women's Sports

The power of women’s athletics is on display every day as Carolina’s 15 varsity women’s squads train, practice, play and lead through their sports. But once a year, the teams join together, along with several hundred young athletes who view the Tar Heels as role models, to celebrate their strength at UNC’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event. (GoHeels.com)

Eight Tar Heels Named To U.S. Field Hockey National Team Roster

Eight former Tar Heel field hockey players have been named to the 2017 Women’s National Team, announced Friday by USA Field Hockey. Jackie Briggs, Casey Di Nardo, Katelyn Falgowski, Kelsey Kolojejchick, Lauren Moyer, Loren Shealy, Caitlin Van Sickle and Julia Young were selected for the 27-player roster. Moyer and Young are new additions to the National Team. (GoHeels.com)

Halpin, Hoffman and Major Named To U21 Field Hockey National Team

UNC’s Alex Halpin, Ashley Hoffman and Gab Major have been named to the 2017 U.S. Under-21 Women’s National Team, announced Friday by USA Field Hockey. Halpin is a goalkeeper from Mohegan Lake, N.Y. Hoffman is a midfielder from Mohnton, Pa. Major is a forward from Royersford, Pa. Hoffman and Major were members of the team last year. (GoHeels.com)

Megan DuVernois Named To U.S. Under-19 Field Hockey National Team

UNC freshman Megan DuVernois has been named to the 2017 U.S. Under-19 Women’s National Field Hockey Team, announced Friday by USA Field Hockey. Selections for the Under-17 and Under-19 National Teams were made following tryouts Dec. 27-30 in Lancaster, Pa. As a freshman at UNC in 2016, DuVernois played in all 26 games for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

Congratulating UNC's December Graduates

Carolina Athletics congratulates the Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees this fall, many of whom participated in commencement ceremonies on Sunday. In addition to the many hours spent studying for classes and competing in their sports, the group has devoted hundreds of hours to community outreach and leadership training. (GoHeels.com)

UNC athletes lend a helping hand during the holiday season

The North Carolina Tar Heels have a great reputation on the field, but they have been working to make a similar impact off it this winter. UNC freshman Tomon Fox, Mikey Bart, Jason Strowbridge and other members of the UNC football team helped the local Ronald McDonald House yesterday. (Carolina Blue)

Three Tar Heels Named To All-America Field Hockey Teams

Senior Julia Young became the 36th UNC student to earn first-team All-America honors in field hockey Wednesday when she was one of 16 players named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America first team. Two other seniors also earned All-America honors, with Emma Bozek named to the second team and Lauren Moyer to the third team. (GoHeels.com)

Four Tar Heels Help U.S. U-21 Field Hockey Team To Eighth Place In Chile

The U.S. Under-21 National Team, including four players from the 2016 UNC roster, wrapped up play Sunday in Chile at the Junior World Cup with an eighth-place finish in the 16-team field. Tar Heels Ashley Hoffman, Gab Major, Lauren Moyer and Julia Young played for the U.S. team. UNC coach Karen Shelton traveled to Santiago, Chile for the tournament. (GoHeels.com)

Six Tar Heels Earn All-South Region Field Hockey Honors

Six Tar Heels have been named to the Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-South Region Field Hockey Team, announced Tuesday by the NFHCA. Seniors Emma Bozek, Lauren Moyer and Julia Young and sophomore Ashley Hoffman were named to the first team. Sophomores Malin Evert and Eva van’t Hoog were named to the second team. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Falls in NCAA Title Game

Delaware’s Greta Nauck scored the gamewinning goal with less than six minutes remaining on the clock Sunday to earn her team a 3-2 win over North Carolina in the NCAA Field Hockey Championship. The Tar Heels rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to tie the score in the 63rd minute of play, but Nauck’s goal a minute later proved to be the deciding factor. (GoHeels.com)

Overtime Victory Earns UNC Field Hockey A Spot In NCAA TItle Game

The fourth-ranked UNC field hockey team takes pride in sharing the ball, and that’s what earned the Tar Heels a spot in Sunday’s NCAA championship game. In overtime in Friday’s semifinal matchup with No. 6 Connecticut, the Tar Heels used passing and teamwork to score the gamewinner in a 2-1 victory at Old Dominion’s L.R. Hill Sports Complex. (GoHeels.com)

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