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Chris Cloutier, Jack Rowlett Named Honorable Mention Lacrosse All-Americas

A pair of University of North Carolina men's lacrosse players have been named to the 2018 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association honorable mention All-America Teams. Senior attackman Chris Cloutier was named to the honorable mention All-America Team. He was joined on that team by junior defenseman Jack Rowlett, who was tapped as a long-stick midfielder. (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Moreno Creates Season-Defining Success as UNC’s Game Changer in Net

After a 16-15 overtime win over Maryland, in which Taylor Moreno was credited with the victory, UNC was beat by seven goals against Florida. That left the Tar Heels at 3-2 entering ACC play against an undefeated Virginia squad averaging 15.8 goals per game. That’s when UNC women's lacrosse coach Jenny Levy inserted Moreno into the starting lineup. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Tar Heels To Face James Madison In Women's Lacrosse Final Four On Friday

The second-seeded North Carolina women's lacrosse team will try to claim its fifth appearance in the NCAA Tournament championship game in the last 10 years when it faces third-seeded James Madison (20-1) in the national semifinals on Friday in Stony Brook, N.Y. UNC has made 10 trips to the NCAA final four in its history, including seven in the last 10 years. (GoHeels.com)

UNC women's lacrosse led to Final Four by Durham walk-on

The UNC women's lacrosse team makes its 10th appearance in the Final Four this weekend. The Tar Heels will face James Madison in Friday's semifinal, a rematch of the season opener which the Dukes won in double OT. For the senior class, this marks the third trip to the semifinals in the last four years. They wouldn't be returning without the leadership of Naomi Lerner. (ABC 11)

Chris Cloutier Named MLL Offensive Player of the Week

Denver Outlaws attackman Chris Cloutier was named the Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for Week 5. Cloutier played four years at North Carolina, graduating earlier this month. He is the second Tar Heel named the MLL's Offensive Player of the Week this season, joining Marcus Holman, Class of 2013, who earned the award in week 3. (GoHeels.com)

Lessons Learned for UNC Women's Lacrosse

On May 20, 2017, the North Carolina women's lacrosse team fell 16-14 to unranked and unseeded Navy in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals, ending UNC's quest for back-to-back national titles. Since then, the returning players from last year's squad have used that defeat as motivation. It pushed UNC to a 12-3 regular season. Then came a third straight ACC title. (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Moreno’s Spectacular Saves Preserve UNC Win over Northwestern

Taylor Moreno made 17 saves, tying a career high, as the Tar Heels topped Northwestern 19-14 to advance to their third championship weekend in four years. Moreno held the Wildcats five goals below their recent average. Northwestern had averaged close to 19 goals over the previous eight games, including 24 and 21 in the first two rounds of the tournament. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs Northwestern To Earn 7th Final Four Trip In 10 Years

Taylor Moreno made 17 saves and six Tar Heels scored multiple goals as second-seeded North Carolina defeated Northwestern 19-14 in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. UNC clinched its seventh trip to the NCAA Tournament Final Four in the last 10 seasons. The Tar Heels will face James Madison in next weekend's NCAA semifinals. (GoHeels.com)

Maggie Bill Peaking At Right Time For UNC Women's Lacrosse

In helping the second-seeded Tar Heels win their 16th consecutive second-round NCAA Tournament game, Maggie Bill tied for the team lead with three goals. She also added an assist and collected a ground ball. "I think everyone has a different role on the team, and once you get hurt, you just have a different role," said Bill when asked about last season. (GoHeels.com)

Four Tar Heels Earn Women's Lacrosse All-America Honors

Four University of North Carolina women's lacrosse players have earned All-America honors from Inside Lacrosse, the magazine announced on Friday. Senior midfielder Marie McCool made the first team and sophomore attacker Katie Hoeg made the second team, while senior attacker Ela Hazar and freshman attacker Jamie Ortega made the third team. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Tops ACC Public Schools In APR Recognitions

The NCAA has honored 10 UNC athletic programs for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates. The teams being honored include men's basketball, men's cross country, women's fencing, men's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball. All 10 teams scored a perfect 1000 in the APR from 2013-14 to 2016-17. (GoHeels.com)

The Real McCool: How the UNC Star Found Her Sweet Spot

Marie McCool is happy to talk now, or later on the phone or whenever she’s not on the field playing lacrosse. Because when she is playing lacrosse, when the game is on, McCool is not going to be talking. That’s when she will narrow her eyes, coil her body like a spring and, when the whistle blows, do everything she can to tear your whole team into tiny pieces. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Balanced Attack Leads UNC Women's Lacrosse Past Virginia Tech

Second-seeded North Carolina got multiple goals from six players and beat Virginia Tech by a score of 17-8, in the NCAA Tournament second round on Sunday at Cardinal Gibbons High School. The Tar Heels advanced to next weekend's quarterfinal round, where they will face Northwestern. The Wildcats won, 21-17, at No. 7 seed Towson on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

Four Tar Heels Earn Women's Lacrosse All-Region Honors

Four UNC women's lacrosse players earned 2018 All-South Region honors from the Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association, the IWLCA announced Friday. Senior midfielder Marie McCool, senior attacker Ela Hazar and sophomore attacker Katie Hoeg grabbed first-team accolades. Freshman attacker Jamie Ortega was on the second team. (GoHeels.com)

Marie McCool Named Tewaaraton Finalist

North Carolina senior women's lacrosse midfielder Marie McCool is one of five finalists for the 2018 Tewaaraton Award, the highest individual honor in the sport of lacrosse. McCool is a finalist for the second year in a row, becoming the first UNC player to earn the distinction twice. The Tewaaraton Foundation announced its five men's and women's finalists on Thursday. (GoHeels.com)

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