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Nicole Greene Makes History, UNC Olympic Sport NotesIt took a seven-round jump-off. Yet in the end, Nicole Greene claimed the NCAA title in the women's high jump, becoming North Carolina's first national champion since 2007. Participating in North Carolina-Duke rivalry for the first time, freshmen Benjamin Sigouin and Mac Kiger proved key in the Tar Heel men's tennis team's 4-3 victory in Durham on Saturday. (GoHeels.com)
Big Second Half Leads No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Past No. 6 Virginia, 13-9Fifth-ranked North Carolina went on a 9-3 run in the second half and handed sixth-ranked Virginia its first loss of the season, 13-9, on Saturday at Klockner Stadium. With the win, Carolina improved to 4-2 overall this season. Virginia fell to 5-1. The Tar Heels have won 14 of the last 15 meetings against Virginia and improved to 25-13 all-time against the Cavaliers. (GoHeels.com)
Hofstra Starts Strong, Holds Off UNC Men's LacrosseHofstra scored the first eight goals of the game and never looked back in defeating the eighth-ranked UNC men's lacrosse team 12-6 Saturday at James M. Shuart Stadium. North Carolina has now lost back-to-back games to fall to 6-2 and will look to bounce back into the win column when it plays next Wednesday at 6 p.m. at the University of Richmond. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse - The Season, Episode 5The first month of regular season play has tested UNC, Syracuse, Ohio State, and Duke with tight games, wild overtime finishes and some character-building losses. For North Carolina, a special moment takes place during their game with Johns Hopkins to honor a lost legend of the game.
Heilmann Proves It On the Mat, UNC Olympic Sports NotesWhen Troy Heilmann took the mat Saturday for the 149-pound title match at the ACC Wrestling Championships, he had already earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. But he still had more he wanted to prove. With a 3-1 decision over Virginia Tech's Ryan Blees, Heilmann did just that, claiming the title in his final match at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)
Chris Cloutier Scores 100th Career Goal But UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls To DenverDespite getting the 100th career goal from senior attackman Chris Cloutier, the eighth-ranked University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team fell to fifth-ranked Denver 10-6 Monday afternoon at Kenan Stadium. It was the first loss of the season for the Tar Heels after opening the campaign with six wins. Denver improved to 4-1 after winning its third straight game. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse: Staying Strong & Being ResilientWilliam Perry's goal with 6.8 seconds left delivered UNC men's lacrosse coach Joe Breschi his 200th career win. He's the 32nd Division I men's lacrosse coach to reach that mark. But in the aftermath of the victory, which improved the Tar Heels to 6-0, Breschi spoke less about his accomplishment and more about how the win fits within the framework of this season. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 Florida Downs No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse, 17-10Fourth-ranked Florida got six goals from Shayna Pirreca and five from Lindsey Ronbeck, along with a career-high 16 saves from Haley Hicklen, defeating third-ranked North Carolina, 17-10, on Saturday at Kenan Stadium. With the victory, Florida improved to 4-1 this season. Carolina fell to 3-2. UNC is now 7-3 all-time against the Gators, including 5-2 in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Weathers Red Storm On Perry’s Last Second GoalWilliam Perry's goal from a near impossible angle with 6.8 seconds to play lifted the 10th-ranked UNC men's lacrosse team past St. John's 9-8 Saturday at Kenan Stadium (Highlights). In the process, the Tar Heels rewarded head coach Joe Breschi with his 200th collegiate career coaching win. He won 92 games in his 11 seasons at Ohio State's from 1997-2008. (GoHeels.com)
Chris Cloutier Selected to Men’s Lacrosse Tewaaraton Award Watch ListJust under 48 hours removed from scoring six goals in North Carolina’s win over Mercer this past Wednesday, Tar Heel men’s lacrosse star Chris Cloutier was named to the watch list for this year’s Tewaaraton Award. The honor, which is handed out each year to the nation’s top men’s and women’s lacrosse players, is the most prestigious in the sport. (Chapelboro.com)
Ela Hazar, Marie McCool Named To Tewaaraton Watch ListUniversity of North Carolina seniors Ela Hazar and Marie McCool were among the 50 women's players named to the watch list for the 2018 Tewaaraton Award, released on Thursday. The Tewaaraton Award is the highest individual honor in the sport and is given to the national player of the year. Both earned All-ACC and All-America honors last season. (GoHeels.com)
Chris Cloutier’s Six-Goals Powers UNC Men's Lacrosse Past MercerBehind a six-goal effort by senior attackman Chris Cloutier, the North Carolina men's lacrosse team improved to 5-0 with a 14-7 win over the Mercer Bears on Wednesday at Kenan Stadium (Highlights). Cloutier led the Tar Heels with six goals while eight other Tar Heels each scored a single goal. The six goals by Cloutier were the second most he's ever had in a game. (GoHeels.com)
Undefeated UNC Men's Lacrosse Hosts Mercer WednesdayThe North Carolina men's lacrosse team begins a three-game home stand Wednesday when the Tar Heels host Mercer at 4 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. Opening face-off is at 4 p.m. and the game will be nationally webcast on the ACC Network Extra with live streaming on WatchESPN and the ESPN app. The Tar Heels will host St. John's on Saturday and Denver on Monday. (GoHeels.com)
McCool, Trenchard Sweep ACC Women's Lacrosse HonorsFollowing an overtime win over top-ranked Maryland, North Carolina senior midfielder Marie McCool has been named the ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate freshman defender Emma Trenchard is this week's ACC Defensive Player of the Week. McCool led UNC to a 16-15 overtime win over No. 1 Maryland with four goals and one assist. (GoHeels.com)
Timmy Kelly Named ACC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player Of The WeekUniversity of North Carolina junior attackman Timmy Kelly of Lutherville, Md., is this week's Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Kelly scored a career-high four goals as North Carolina earned a 13-11 victory at No. 13/14 Johns Hopkins, giving the Tar Heels their fifth straight win over the Blue Jays in Baltimore. (GoHeels.com)