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UNC Women's Lacrosse Advances Past Florida, 11-6Aly 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 flavorIt'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 HillIt 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 teamThe 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 MayWith 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 TournamentBoth 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 2OTSyracuse’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 SemifinalsSecond-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 AdvanceSecond-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)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Eliminates Hokies, 18-12Second-ranked North Carolina got a career-high four goals from Kelly Devlin and three goals and three assists from Sydney Holman to beat Virginia Tech, 18-12, on Friday at Klockner Stadium in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. The top-seeded Tar Heels led just 8-7 at halftime but scored 10 goals on 14 second-half shots to pull away after the break from the eighth-seeded Hokies. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Lacrosse primed for ACC title chaseA play here, a play there. “Sometimes it's a play, sometimes it's a ground ball,” UNC lacrosse coach Joe Breschi said. It was a penalty Saturday at Notre Dame, where the Tar Heels were less than two minutes away from both the regular-season ACC championship and the top seed in the league tournament that starts Friday at PPL Park in Chester, Pennsylvania. (Durham Herald-Sun)
Video: UNC Coaches "Shake It Off"UNC Coaches made a music video to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off". The video originally aired at the 2015 Rammys on April 20, 2015.
Video: UNC Athletes Dance to "Uptown Funk"Watch Tar Heel athletes dance to "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson featuring Bruno Mars. This video premiered at the 2015 Rammys on Monday night.
Tar Heels Celebrate At RammysThe North Carolina Department of Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year Monday evening at the third-annual Rammy Awards. A full slate of awards recognized outstanding academics, athletics and service. The evening also included student-athlete musical performances, videos and the introduction of UNC’s refreshed logo and other marks. (GoHeels.com)
Late Notre Dame Rally Denies Carolina LacrosseTop-ranked Notre Dame scored three extra-man goals in the final 1:15 of the game after a two-minute non-releasable penalty call against second-ranked North Carolina, escaping with a 15-14 win over the Tar Heels before 4,522 fans at Arlotta Stadium. The win gave the Fighting Irish the ACC regular season championship and the top seed in next weekend’s ACC Tournament at Chester, Pa. (GoHeels.com)