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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)

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)

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