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Turner's Take: Back Four More

UNC Women's Lacrosse overcame a four-goal deficit, getting past Penn State 11-8 to advance to the Final Four next weekend in Philadelphia. Carolina led 3-1 in the earlygoing, but the Nittany Lions tallied seven of the next eight markers. With patient offense and domination on draw control, the Tar Heels climbed back into the game. Until Saturday, Carolina had not won a game when trailing at halftime. (GoHeels.com)

Turner's Take: Begin Again

“Begin again.” That’s the mindset being taken by Jenny Levy and the Tar Heel women’s lacrosse team as they look toward hosting Penn State in an Elite Eight matchup on Saturday. Carolina is the #2 seed in the tournament and can advance to championship weekend with a win at Fetzer Field. “Each week is kind of a new little mini-season for us,” Levy said this week. (GoHeels.com)

Turner's Take: All In

It’s been 22 years since Carolina’s men’s lacrosse team has appeared in a Final Four. In the meantime, there have been All-Americans, ACC championships and top rankings, but it’s been more than two decades since the Tar Heels have played in a national semifinal. They’ll set out to change that on Sunday against Maryland. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Lacrosse Looks to Silence Doubters, End Drought of its Own

Will this be the year the Tar Heels, sporting arguably the school's best team in the seven-year, Joe Breschi era, finally break through to the semifinals for the first time since 1993? Can this Carolina team capture a national title for the first time since 1991? "We hear the noise [regarding the final four absences], but I've never thought we were cursed or anything like that," said senior attackman Jimmy Bitter. (Lacrosse Magazine)

Artistic talent helping UNC's Devlin on and off the field

As a co-captain on the UNC women's lacrosse team, Kelly Devlin certainly belongs on the cover of the team's media guide. But as a senior focusing on graphic design, she also created the cover. "I'm an artistic person, I love doing stuff with my hands,” Devlin said. “But, it's a digital world now, so I've always really wanted to get into graphic design. I finally bit the bullet and took a class." (WRAL Sports Fan)

Carolina Offense Excels In NCAA Lacrosse First Round Win

Third-seeded North Carolina outscored Patriot League champion Colgate 8-2 in the second quarter and never looked back en route to a 19-12 first round win over the Raiders in the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Lacrosse Championship at Fetzer Field Sunday. With the victory the Tar Heels advance to the NCAA quarterfinals where they will meet sixth-seeded Maryland on Sunday, May 17. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Advances Past Florida, 11-6

Aly Messinger scored four goals and Caylee Waters made 10 saves as the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team beat Florida, 11-6, in the NCAA Tournament second round at Fetzer Field on Sunday afternoon. The Tar Heels advance to host an NCAA quarterfinal game next Saturday afternoon in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina enters lacrosse tourney with Philly flavor

It's been 21 years since North Carolina won its last NCAA men's lacrosse title. The Tar Heels are seeded third overall. And when they begin pursuit of the national championship with a first-round game with Patriot Conference winner Colgate on Sunday, All-ACC selections Joey Sankey (Penn Charter) and Ryan Kilpatrick (Salesianum, Del.) will be key. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

National Title Runs Begin In Chapel Hill

It will be a busy weekend for many UNC spring sports with NCAA Tournaments getting underway right here in Chapel Hill. In tennis, second-seeded North Carolina begins its national title quest as a host for the the first and second rounds of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. (Chapelboro.com)

Bigger goal for UNC women's lacrosse team

The Tar Heels on Sunday at 1 p.m. will host the winner of Friday’s first-round matchup between Stanford and Florida. That 5 p.m. game is at UNC’s Fetzer Field. UNC won the ACC regular-season title for the sixth time. The Tar Heels are ranked second in both the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association and media polls. UNC (15-3) went 6-3 against top-ten teams. (Durham Herald-Sun)

2015 NCAA Lacrosse: Tar Heels working to play 60 minutes in May

With a 12-3 record overall, and playing with one of the most experienced and identifiable roster of players in the country, the Tar Heels once again enter the postseason with a lot of hype. And add in a little cautious optimism. The Tar Heels will make their 30th NCAA Tournament appearance when they face off against the 12th-ranked Colgate Raiders at Fetzer Field on Sunday. (Triangle Sports Network)

UNC Lacrosse Teams Seeded in NCAA Tournament

Both the Tar Heel men's and women's lacrosse teams enter the NCAA Tournament as one of the eight seeded teams and will host early round games. The men's team will begin its quest for the school's first Final Four trip in 22 years at Fetzer Feld on Sunday, May 10 at 5:15 pm against Colgate. On the women's side, UNC will face the winner of Stanford-Florida at Fetzer Field on Sunday, May 10 at 1:00 PM. (Tar Heel Blog)

Syracuse Beats Tar Heels For ACC Women's Lacrosse Title In 2OT

Syracuse’s Kayla Treanor scored with 1:44 left in the second overtime period to lift the sixth-seeded Orange (14-6) to a 9-8 win over top-seeded North Carolina (15-3) in the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game on Sunday afternoon at Klockner Stadium. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Lacrosse Falls To Syracuse In ACC Tournament Semifinals

Second-ranked North Carolina fell to fourth-ranked Syracuse 9-8 in the ACC Tournament semifinals Friday night at PPL Park. Kevin Rice scored the game-winner for the Orange with 1:48 to play, propelling the Orange into the ACC championship game Sunday against Duke at 1 p.m. The Tar Heels had a balanced scoring attack and almost came back from a three-goal second half deficit. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Dominates Notre Dame, 18-4, To Advance

Second-ranked North Carolina got a career-high six goals from Aly Messinger and dominated Notre Dame, 18-4, on Friday afternoon in the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals at Klockner Stadium. The Tar Heels went on a 9-0 run in the first half to seize control early, turning a 1-1 tie into a 10-1 Carolina lead in a span of over 20 minutes. (GoHeels.com)

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