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UNC women's lacrosse player earning the true ‘mark of a leader’

Attacker Molly Hendrick was having the game of her life. The No. 2 UNC women’s lacrosse team was in the midst of battling No. 10 Louisville in April. Hendrick sliced and slashed her way through multiple Cardinal defenders. She amassed a career-high five goals in a span that only lasted 16 minutes. But the gleeful celebrations soon turned into grave concerns. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Learning on the Fly

Saturday, February 27, the Tar Heels face an unbeaten Maryland team that defeated them 9-8 in overtime a season ago in the NCAA championship final. Carolina looks to avenge last year’s loss in this regular season matchup, and the team also hopes to use this game as a platform to help shift the momentum of the young season. (GoHeels.com)

Florida Nips Tar Heels Women's Lacrosse, 16-15

Eighth-ranked Florida (3-0) scored four consecutive goals in a 10-minute span of the second half and beat second-ranked North Carolina (3-1), 16-15, at sunny Fetzer Field on Saturday afternoon. The Gators turned an 11-10 deficit with 22:43 to play into a 14-11 lead with 12:43 to go. Marie McCool led the Tar Heel attack with a career-high six goals. (GoHeels.com)

#5 Tar Heels Men's Lacrosse Falls to Hofstra

Hofstra led virtually the entire way Saturday in defeating fifth-ranked North Carolina 10-5 in men’s lacrosse at Fetzer Field. Sam Llinares scored five goals for the Pride and Josh Byrne had four goals and two assists in Hofstra’s lopsided season-opening win over the Tar Heels. UNC (2-1) defeated Michigan and Furman in its opening two games of 2016. (GoHeels.com)

UNC men's lacrosse seeks balance in new offense

At times last year, the Tar Heels’ attack depended on the individual skills of Jimmy Bitter, Joey Sankey and Chad Tutton to manufacture offense. The trio combined to tally 191 points in the form of 104 goals and 87 assists while playing their way to All-American selections. But this year the attack’s strategy has changed. (Daily Tar Heel)

Balanced Attack Powers UNC Men's Lacrosse Past Furman

Five Tar Heel players combined for 12 goals and UNC dominated the face-off circle in the final three quarters to emerge with a 14-6 victory over Furman in men’s lacrosse action at Fetzer Field Saturday afternoon. A crowd of 602 fans braved a 30 degree temperature at sun-soaked Fetzer Field to take in the action. UNC improved to 2-0 on the season. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Dominates High Point, 17-5

Freshman Olivia Ferrucci and junior Molly Hendrick led the way as second-ranked North Carolina (2-0) led High Point (0-1) from start to finish on the way to a 17-5 Tar Heel win on Friday night. Ferrucci had three goals and an assist and Hendrick scored four goals for the second game in a row after returning from a torn anterior cruciate ligament suffered in April 2015. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Doubles Up Michigan In Season Opener

The 2016 version of the UNC men’s lacrosse team opened its season in impressive style Saturday, blasting Michigan 20-10 at Fetzer Field. UNC’s restyled starting attack got five points each from senior Steve Pontrello, junior Luke Goldstock and sophomore Chris Cloutier as the Tar Heels broke the game open by scoring the first seven goals of the second half. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Opens 2016 With 11-7 Win At JMU

Second-ranked North Carolina (1-0) got four goals and an assist from Molly Hendrick and opened its 2016 season with an 11-7 win at James Madison on Saturday. Aly Messinger posted two goals and two assists and Sammy Jo Tracy had two goals and an assist for the Tar Heels, who improved to 17-4 in season openers and 5-2 against James Madison. (GoHeels.com)

UNC men's lacrosse looks to erase doubt in season opener against Michigan

UNC's men’s lacrosse team might be young, but it is more focused than ever. Despite losing 11 seniors from the 2015 roster — including Joey Sankey and Jimmy Bitter, who are UNC's No. 1 and No. 3 all-time leading scorers — expectations remain high for the Tar Heels this year. Entering Saturday's opener against Michigan at Fetzer Field. (Daily Tar Heel)

Tar Heels Second In ACC Women's Lacrosse Preseason Poll

The UNC women's lacrosse team finished second in the ACC predicted order of finish, voted on this week by the conference's head coaches. Four Tar Heel players earned Preseason All-ACC honors, most of any team. Defending conference champion Syracuse, which beat the Tar Heels in overtime in the ACC Tournament final last spring, finished first. (GoHeels.com)

Luke Goldstock embraces UNC Lacrosse's leadership vision

As a sophomore in 2015, Luke Goldstock blended into the third-best scoring offense in men’s lacrosse, even as he set a UNC single-season record with 50 goals. Those 50 goals combined with 17 assists put Goldstock in third in total points for the Tar Heels. No. 1 and No. 2, Jimmy Bitter and Joey Sankey, led the team in points with 78 and 72, respectively. (Daily Tar Heel)

Vs. Cancer Raises Close To One Million Dollars In 2015

Vs. Cancer, a nonprofit started by former UNC baseball player Chase Jones, has raised nearly $1 million in the past year. “When I was diagnosed I promised to fight this disease as long as I could,” Jones said. “Point blank, we will continue to fight this disease. This year we are one million dollars closer to the bold and radical idea that we will truly end child cancer.” (Chapelboro.com)

Women's Lacrosse Preseason All-America Honors For Nine Tar Heels

Nine University of North Carolina women's lacrosse players have earned Preseason All-America honors from Inside Lacrosse. UNC led all teams with nine players on the magazine's three preseason All-America teams and honorable mention list. Inside Lacrosse ranks the Tar Heels No. 2 in its 2016 preseason poll behind defending national champion Maryland. (GoHeels.com)

Bubba Cunningham Details New Athletic Facility Plans

UNC football got some big news on Wednesday, as Bubba Cunningham presented a proposal to the Board of Trustees finance and facilities committee to develop plans for an indoor practice facility on campus. The Board of Governors gave the plan funding authority two weeks ago; the entire cost, which is unknown at this point, will be provided by private fundraising from The Rams Club. (GoHeels.com)

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