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Greatest UNC Athletes Of All-Time: No. 41 Cindy WerleyPerhaps the greatest field hockey player ever at UNC, Cindy Werley was a three-time All-America, a two-time ACC Player of the Year and a two-time National Player of the Year. Werley was the MVP of three ACC Tournaments, was named All-NCAA Tournament three times and twice led the Tar Heels to the national championship in 1996 and 1997. (Tar Heel Illustrated)
Tar Heels' Pen Pal Program Something To Write Home AboutThere are many ways UNC student-athletes give back to the community. But for Eric Alverson and his three daughters, the Carolina Athletics Pen Pal program will always stand out. The 2017-18 school year marked the fifth consecutive year that UNC student-athletes exchanged letters every few weeks with students at New Hope Elementary School in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Athletics Facilities Construction UpdateNorth Carolina field hockey coach Karen Shelton and Mike Bunting, Assistant Athletic Director for Facility Planning and Management, put on their hard hats to give an on-site update on the progress of the University's extensive athletic facilities makeover taking place in Chapel Hill over the past year.
Total Tar Heels: Feb. 28, 2018Total Tar Heels provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and things they do away from competition. Luke Maye, a junior on the men's basketball team, has earned Academic All-District honors and is a candidate for Academic All-America recognition. Austin Proehl (football) was selected as a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Celebrate Girls And Women In SportsThe group of girls had attended the event before. Still, when UNC celebrated the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Sunday at Fetzer Gym, each one arrived just as excited about spending the afternoon with Tar Heel student-athletes from nine women's sports teams. Perhaps the largest crowds formed around the rowing station. (GoHeels.com)
Six Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Academic Field Hockey HonorsSix North Carolina field hockey players have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, announced Friday by the league. Tar Heels named to the squad, which recognizes combined academic and athletic performance, were Marissa Creatore, Malin Evert, Morgan Goetz, Feline Guenther, Ashley Hoffman and Meredith Sholder. (GoHeels.com)
Turner's Take: GratitudeWhat a privilege! How grateful are we that we are Carolina? That doesn't mean that everything that Carolina does is right — as we've learned over the past seven years. But there's a reason that the ABC fans have to join forces. It's because they're not Carolina. In fact, Carolina so dominates the thoughts of some that they can't even fully enjoy their own successes. (Argyle Report)
UNC Athletics: First Semester RecapTwo ACC Championships, Two Final Four Appearances, First Team All-Americans, and Basketball season underway...As we count down to the year 2018 and imagine what the New Year will hold for UNC Athletics, let us take a moment to look back at what the first semester of the 2017-18 school year has already brought us. (Tar Heel Blog)
Ashley Hoffman Selected As Honda Award FinalistTar Heel junior Ashley Hoffman has been selected as one of four nominees for this year's Honda Sports Award for Field Hockey, announced Wednesday by the Collegiate Women in Sports Awards (CWSA). Hoffman was named the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and the ACC Tournament MVP in leading UNC to the ACC Championship. (GoHeels.com)
Three Tar Heels Earn All-America Field Hockey HonorsThree field hockey juniors earned Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America honors Tuesday. Ashley Hoffman and Eva van't Hoog were named to the first team and Malin Evert was named to the third team. Hoffman and van't Hoog bring the total number of Tar Heels earning first-team All-America honors in field hockey to 38, on 62 occasions. (GoHeels.com)
Four Tar Heels Earn All-Region Field Hockey HonorsFour North Carolina field hockey players have been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I All-South Region squads, announced on Monday. Tar Heel juniors Malin Evert, Ashley Hoffman and Eva van't Hoog were named to the All-Region first team, and senior Gab Major was named to the second team. (GoHeels.com)
Total Tar Heels: Nov. 22, 2017As we look ahead to Thanksgiving tomorrow, read on for numerous ways that UNC student-athletes show their gratitude and give back to our community. We're grateful for the way they represent Carolina. Total Tar Heels is a digest that provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and some of the things they do away from competition. (GoHeels.com)
Malin Evert, Eva Van’t Hoog Selected to NCAA Field Hockey All-Tournament TeamNorth Carolina hunior midfielders Malin Evert and Eva Van’t Hoog were each named to the NCAA Field Hockey All-Tournament Team for their efforts during UNC’s run to its ninth straight Final Four appearance. Van’t Hoog scored three of her seven goals this season in the NCAA Tournament, while Evert helped provide a steadying force on both ends of the field. (Chapelboro.com)
Paris Kea Living Up To The Hype, UNC Olympic Sport NotesAs the North Carolina women's basketball team has navigated a 2-2 start, Paris Kea has lived up to the hype that landed her a spot on the preseason All-ACC team. Averaging 25.3 points through four games, Kea leads the ACC in scoring. She also ranks fourth in the conference with a 58.8 shooting percentage. But she's excelled in other areas, as well. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Field Hockey Falls To Top-Ranked UConn In NCAA ShootoutThe 2017 UNC field hockey season and the Tar Heels' ninth consecutive final four run ended Friday with a penalty-shootout loss to top-ranked and undefeated Connecticut, 2-1 in an NCAA Tournament semifinals game at the University of Louisville. UNC finishes the fall with a record of 18-5, while UConn (22-0) advances to the NCAA championship game on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)