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UNC' s Luke Walsh lives his lacrosse dream to the max

Luke Walsh set the freshman lacrosse scoring record for Division III Denison University of Ohio two years ago....The Buffalo native and Nichols School graduate was on a path to a great Division III career. But he walked away from Denison after the season ended to transfer to the University of North Carolina, even though he had no scholarship offer and hadn’t even been offered a tryout on the Tar Heels team. (Buffalo News)

Interview with UNC Men’s Lacrosse Coach Joe Breschi

Joe Breschi: "When you recruit a kid to come to Chapel Hill it’s a two-way bond. Sure, we want to win but foremost we want them to get a great education and have a great college experience. That’s why we get into the business as coaches. And to accomplish those goals while winning a national title, that’s just icing on the cake." (Lacrosse.com)

Patrick Kelly, Jake Matthai Named USILA Scholar All-Americas

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association released its 2016 Division I, II and III Scholar All-Americans on Wednesday afternoon. The 2016 Tar Heel national championship team is represented on the team by senior midfielder Patrick Kelly of Timonium, Md. and senior short-stick defensive midfielder Jake Matthai of Baltimore, Md. (GoHeels.com)

Early look at 2017 men's lacrosse Top 5

No. 3 North Carolina North Carolina loses only five players off its national championship team, so there's great temptation to anoint the Tar Heels as the early favorite for 2017. Yet while Joe Breschi's bunch finally obliterated the narrative of North Carolina continuously falling flat upon arriving in postseason every year, this was still a team that entered May at 8-6. (Lacrosse Magazine)

Six Tar Heels Tapped For All-ACC Academic Men's Lacrosse

Six players from UNC's 2016 NCAA champion men's lacrosse team were named Monday to the All-ACC Men's Lacrosse Academic Team. Each of the six Tar Heels were chosen for the team for the second time in their careers. The list includes. Patrick Kelly, Stephen Kelly, Jake Matthai, Austin Pifani, Jr., Shane Simpson, and Michael Tagliaferri. (GoHeels.com)

Six Tar Heels Named To Women's Lacrosse All-ACC Academic Team

Six NCAA champion North Carolina players headline the All-ACC Academic Women’s Lacrosse Team, announced Monday. Tar Heels Kelly Devlin, Mallory Frysinger, Marie McCool, Aly Messinger, Megan Ward and Caylee Waters were named Academic All-ACC. Devlin and Messinger grabbed the honor for the second time. (GoHeels.com)

Patrick Kelly Named USILA Scholar All-America

The United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association released its 2016 Scholar All-Americans on Friday. The 2016 Tar Heel national championship team is represented on the team by senior midfielder Patrick Kelly of Timonium, Md. Kelly was a post-season USILA honorable mention All-America on the field this past season. (GoHeels.com)

Jenny Levy Named Lacrosse National Coach Of The Year

Lacrosse Magazine has named North Carolina's Jenny Levy its 2016 National Coach of the Year, the publication announced. Levy led the Tar Heels to the NCAA championship, their second in the last four years, this spring. Levy earns national-coach-of-the-year honors for the second time after also doing so in 2013 following UNC's first NCAA title. (GoHeels.com)

Top 10 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament Moments in 2016

1. UNC celebration caps crazy year It was a sight to see, the men’s and women’s teams both hoisting their NCAA championship trophies in the crowd at Lincoln Financial Field. It was a fitting end to a wild season and a wild finish to an instant classic of an NCAA championship game. (Inside Lacrosse)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Player Devin Markison Makes Her Mark in NCAA Final

Devin Markison's career at North Carolina wasn't what she hoped it would be, but when a moment bigger than she'd ever dreamed arrived, she delivered a goal that her coach and teammates all said was the decisive play of the Tar Heel's victory over Maryland in the NCAA women's lacrosse championship game May 29 in Chester, Pa. (Lacrosse Magazine)

UNC men's lacrosse player Chris Cloutier returns home to warm welcome in Ontario

The Kitchener-Waterloo Braves welcomed back Chris Cloutier. With the NCAA star in the K-W lineup for his first game this season, the Braves went on to defeat the Toronto Beaches 11-7. Cloutier led the Braves in scoring with 3 goals and one assist, followed by Drake Smith and Cody Filson with two goals each. (CTV News)

Tar Heel reactions to the double Lacrosse championship titles

This Memorial Weekend was great for both the UNC Lacrosse Program and the Tar Heel family as a whole. Bringing home two national championship titles in the course of the last two days is an incredible accomplishment, and all Tar Heels are ready to celebrate along side the champions. (Carolina Blue)

Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament Raises $93,000

The UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill played host Thursday to the 28th annual Carolina Kids Classic Charity Golf Tournament. In all, $93,000 was raised for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. Local residents and donors joined with sports figures such as UNC football coach Larry Fedora and men’s lacrosse coach Joe Breschi to celebrate a worthy cause. (Chapelboro.com)

NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship Game Sees Significant Audience Increase

The 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship game experienced a significant audience increase on both ESPN2 and WatchESPN compared to the same event last season. North Carolina’s 14-13 overtime victory over No. 1 Maryland (Monday, May 30, at 1 p.m.) averaged 476,000 television viewers, a 43% increase from the 2015 men’s lacrosse season finale on ESPN2 featuring Maryland vs. Denver. (Inside Lacrosse)

2016 UNC Women's Lacrosse Season Review

UNC's women's lacrosse team posted its greatest season yet in 2016, winning the ACC regular season title with a perfect, 7-0 record, winning the ACC Tournament and capturing the NCAA championship along the way. Third-seeded Carolina (20-2) won its second NCAA championship when it beat top-seeded Maryland (22-1) in the national final on May 29, 2016. (GoHeels.com)

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