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Third-Ranked UNC Women's Lacrosse Stays Unbeaten In ACC With Win Over IrishBehind four goals from junior Molly Hendrick, the third-ranked North Carolina women’s lacrosse team beat No. 5 Notre Dame 14-8 Sunday at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels improved to 10-2 overall and stayed undefeated in Atlantic Coast Conference play at 4-0. The Fighting Irish fell to 10-3 overall and 3-3 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)
Instant Overtime Classic: UNC Men's Lacrosse Downs Duke 17-16In a game filled with ebbs and flows, 15th-ranked UNC prevailed over ninth-ranked Duke 17-16 in overtime in men’s lacrosse action at Koskinen Stadium on Friday night. Patrick Kelly scored the game-winning goal with two minutes remaining in the first overtime period to give the Tar Heels their first extra-time win since March 30, 2013 when they beat Johns Hopkins. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Patrick Kelly Scores the Game-Winning Goal in OT vs. Duke LacrosseNorth Carolina's Patrick Kelly buries the sudden-victory goal in overtime to give the Tar Heels the 17-16 win over Duke on April 1, 2016.
Career Goal Highs From Hendrick & Hazar Power UNC Women's LacrosseMolly Hendrick and Ela Hazar both had career highs for goals in a game and Sammy Jo Tracy notched a career high assist total as third-ranked North Carolina defeated Virginia Tech 15-6 Wednesday night in women’s lacrosse action at Fetzer Field. Hendrick had six goals and added an assist for seven total points. (GoHeels.com)
No. 6 Terps Foil No. 12 Tar Heels Men's Lacrosse Upset Bid 11-8The sixth-ranked Maryland men’s lacrosse team held 12th-ranked UNC scoreless for 16 minutes in the second half en route to an 11-8 win over the Tar Heels at Maryland Stadium. The Terps won their fourth game in a row to improve to 5-2 on the season while UNC’s two-game winning streak was stopped and the Heels fell to 5-4 on the campaign. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse Wins 5th In A Row, 13-12 At BCThird-ranked North Carolina built an 8-1 lead in the first half and held on to win at No. 12 Boston College, 13-12, on Saturday afternoon. Sammy Jo Tracy and Ela Hazar led the way with four points apiece as the Tar Heels won their fifth consecutive game and improved to 8-2 overall this season, 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Women's Lacrosse Nips No. 10 Northwestern In OT, 9-8Aly Messinger scored 14 seconds into overtime to give fourth-ranked North Carolina a 9-8 win at No. 10 Northwestern on a windy Sunday afternoon at Martin Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 7-2 and won their fourth consecutive game, including three in a row on the road. Carolina will return to action next Saturday at Boston College. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Runs By Richmond, 15-6Chris Cloutier had a career high seven points, Brian Balkam matched his career high with 12 saves and Stephen Kelly continued his exceptional play in the face-off circle as the 17th-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team defeated 19th-ranked Richmond 15-6 Saturday under the lights at Fetzer Field. UNC won its second game in a row to improve to 5-3 on the season. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Women's Lacrosse Dominates Elon, 13-2Sammy Jo Tracy, Molly Hendrick and Sydney Holman had big games as UNC women’s lacrosse won its second consecutive road game, 13-2, at Elon on Tuesday. Tracy had three goals, one assist and four draw controls. Hendrick had three goals, three draws and two ground balls. Holman pitched in three assists and two ground balls in a balanced attack. (GoHeels.com)
Pontrello’s Five Goals Leads UNC Men's Lacrosse Past Manhattan 18-2Steve Pontrello scored a career-high five goals to lead the #17 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team to an 18-2 victory over Manhattan at Gaelic Park. Twelve different Tar Heels scored goals in the game as the Tar Heels broke a two-game losing streak and improved to 4-3 on the season. Pontrello led the Tar Heels with five goals and an assist. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Women's Lacrosse Beats Virginia, 11-10, In 2OTSydney Holman took a pass from Aly Messinger and scored with two seconds remaining in the second overtime period to give fourth-ranked North Carolina (5-2, 1-0 ACC) an 11-10 win over seventh-ranked Virginia on Saturday afternoon at Klockner Stadium. The Tar Heels improve to 5-2 overall in 2016, 1-0 in ACC play. Virginia falls to 4-4, 0-2. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Midfielder Kayla Miles Earns Honors FellowshipKayla Miles, a junior defensive midfielder at UNC, was selected as the first recipient of the Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship to pursue an internship in an entrepreneurial sports venture abroad. Miles will use the fellowship to cover her expenses while she works in an expanding sports business in New Zealand over the summer of 2016. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs Albany, 20-9North Carolina’s women’s lacrosse team fell behind in the opening minutes to Albany but seized control with a 10-2, first-half scoring run, cruising past the Great Danes, 20-9, on Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field. Molly Hendrick and Marie McCool each had four goals and an assist to lead the Tar Heel attack (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men’s Lacrosse Sweeps Weekly ACC AwardsUNC men’s lacrosse players swept the ACC’s weekly awards after a come-from-behind victory over Johns Hopkins last weekend. The No. 10 Tar Heels knocked off the eighth-ranked Blue Jays in Baltimore 15-11. Junior midfielder Shane Simpson won ACC Offensive Player of the Week and junior midfielder Stephen Kelly earned the Defensive Player of the Week honors. (Chapelboro.com)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Downs #8 Johns Hopkins 15-11North Carolina sophomore Chris Cloutier's four goals led the Tar Heels to a 15-11 victory over 8th-ranked Johns Hopkins.