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Leadership Comes Naturally To Wiliam McBride

The UNC men's lacrosse team entered last fall looking to solidify the short-stick defensive midfield. Injuries, however, slowed that process. And with Tar Heels needing someone to step in and provide some much-needed depth at the position, William McBride happily shifted down from the second midfield, where he primarily played during his first three collegiate seasons. (GoHeels.com)

The making of Chris Cloutier — a senior, a record-holder and a national champion

Chris Cloutier has certainly left his mark on UNC's men's lacrosse program. He recently set the record for most consecutive games with a goal scored at 30. The streak is now at 31 games. In his senior season, the attacker has scored 28 goals in 11 games, giving him 108 for his career, tied for ninth best by a Tar Heel, with three regular season games left. (Daily Tar Heel)

Jamie Ortega Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player Of The Week

North Carolina freshman attacker Jamie Ortega has been named this week's ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Ortega totaled nine points on eight goals and one assist in UNC's wins over No. 17 Virginia Tech and No. 22 Notre Dame. She scored a career-high six goals in Saturday's 13-12 win over the Fighting Irish, including five in the second half. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Ortega's Big Day, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

In climbing back from a 6-2 deficit to defeat Notre Dame 13-12 on Saturday at Kenan Stadium, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels received a stellar effort from Jamie Ortega, who played one of the best games by a freshman in program history. Ortega scored a career-high six goals, which marked the most goals by a UNC true freshman in at least the last 20 seasons. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Survives Notre Dame, 13-12

Jamie Ortega scored a career-high six goals to lead the fifth-ranked North Carolina women's lacrosse team a come-from-behind, 13-12 win over No. 22 Notre Dame at Kenan Stadium on Saturday. With the victory, UNC improved to 8-3 this season and 3-1 in the ACC. Notre Dame fell to 6-6, 2-4. UNC outscored the Irish, 11-6, in the second half after trailing, 6-2, at halftime. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls to No. 5 Duke

No. 5 Duke scored four goals over a span of 5:45 late in the third quarter and early in the fourth quarter to ease past North Carolina 11-10 in men's lacrosse on Friday evening (Highlights). Duke improved to 9-2 on the season and 1-1 in the ACC while North Carolina fell to 6-5 and 0-1 in the ACC. Offensively, Chris Cloutier had three goals and an assist for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Opens ACC Season At Duke Friday

The UNC men's lacrosse team concludes a four-game road swing Friday when the Tar Heels meet the fifth-ranked Duke Blue Devils at 5 p.m. in Durham, N.C. The game will be the ACC opener for Coach Joe Breschi's youthful and banged up Tar Heel team which is looking to end a four-game losing streak. Duke is coming off a loss to ACC rival Syracuse last Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

Olivia Ferrucci's Late Goals Lead No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Past Hokies, 13-12

Olivia Ferrucci scored twice in a 31-second span in the final two minutes to lead the fifth-ranked North Carolina women's lacrosse team to a 13-12 win over No. 17 Virginia Tech at Kenan Stadium on Wednesday afternoon (Highlights). Ela Hazar became the first UNC player ever to record 100 career assists. She had 99 entering the game and now has 100 in her career. (GoHeels.com)

Cody Roberts Thriving At Leadoff Spot, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

Never in Cody Roberts' baseball career had he batted leadoff. But out of necessity, he's recently assumed that spot in the UNC baseball team's batting order. And both he and the Tar Heels are reaping benefits. Since moving to the top of the order for the series opener against Pittsburgh on March 16, Roberts is batting .393 with a home run, six RBI and 10 runs scored. (GoHeels.com)

No. 18 UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls 11-7 To No. 2 Terrapins

The 18th-ranked UNC men's lacrosse team staged a furious second half rally but as had happened in the previous three games, the Tar Heels fell short, falling to No. 2 Maryland, the defending NCAA champion, 11-7. The game was played in California as part of the Pacific Coast Lacrosse Shootout. This was the second time North Carolina and Maryland met in the game. (GoHeels.com)

No. 2 Boston College Women's Lacrosse Downs No. 5 UNC

Second-ranked Boston College scored six consecutive goals late in the game and beat fifth-ranked North Carolina, 17-11, at the Newton Campus Soccer and Lacrosse Field on Saturday. After Marie McCool scored back-to-back goals for UNC to cut the BC lead to 1 with 13:46 to play in the second half, the Eagles went on a 6-0 run to put the game out of reach. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse California Bound To Meet Defending Champion Terrapins

After starting the season with six straight wins, the Tar Heels head to California looking to end a three-game losing streak. UNC and Maryland will play for the 70th time on the lacrosse field on Saturday when the squads tussle in the Pacific Coast Lax Shootout. Maryland leads the all-time series 44-25 and has won four of the last five meetings between the two teams. (GoHeels.com)

Ela Hazar Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player Of The Week

North Carolina senior attacker Ela Hazar has been named this week's ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Hazar set a UNC program record with eight assists in Carolina's 18-13 win at ninth-ranked Northwestern on Saturday. In the process, she also became North Carolina's career assist leader with 98, eclipsing the previous record of 92. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Loses Heartbreaker At Richmond 11-10

The 13th-ranked University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team rallied from a five-goal deficit in the second half but could not completely climb the mountain, falling at Richmond 11-10 Wednesday at Robins Stadium. The Tar Heels, who also lost by a goal to the Spiders last year in Chapel Hill, dropped their third game in a row and now stand 6-3 on the season. (GoHeels.com)

No. 4 UNC Women's Lacrosse Dominates Elon, 12-1

Ela Hazar had a career-high eight points to lead fourth-ranked North Carolina (5-2) to a 12-1 win over Elon (0-6) on Tuesday afternoon. Hazar had three goals and tied her career high with five assists to move into second place in UNC history in assists. Hazar has 90 career assists, passing Sydney Holman (86) for second place in UNC history behind Becky Lynch (92). (GoHeels.com)

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