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The Year of CarolinaNorth Carolina let out 25 years of pent-up celebration on the grass of Lincoln Financial Field on Monday. After Joe Breschi’s “dab” following the championship photo, the team rallied around its coach and jumped up and down with the elusive NCAA championship trophy. (Inside Lacrosse)
Cloutier Sets NCAA Tourney Goals Record, Notches OT WinnerAmid the on-field revelry Monday afternoon at Lincoln Financial Field, Luke Goldstock approached Chris Cloutier with a particularly meaningful souvenir. Goldstock clipped the exact piece of the net Cloutier's game-winning shot hit to seal North Carolina's first national title since 1991 and swapped it for the snippet of nylon the Canadian claimed. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Healthy Competition Motivated UNC’s Lacrosse Teams to National TitlesSuccess breeds success. Within the UNC athletic program, it’s a motto that promotes good-spirited competition between the different Tar Heel teams. Nowhere was it more evident than in Philadelphia this past weekend, when the school’s men’s and women’s lacrosse teams each defeated Maryland on back-to-back days to win national championships. (Chapelboro.com)
Six Tar Heels Named to Men's Lacrosse All-America TeamSix members of the 2016 University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team were named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Division I All-America teams last Saturday morning, just two days before the Tar Heels shocked the world by becoming the first unseeded team to ever win the NCAA championship in the sport. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels savor NCAA title sweep in men's, women's lacrosseOne holiday weekend, two NCAA titles. UNC is the first school in 22 years and only the second to sweep the men's and women's lacrosse titles in the same season. Both came in the Philadelphia area against top-seeded Maryland teams, marking a breakthrough win for the men after recent stumbles and a second title in four seasons for the women. (Associated Press)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse National Championship All-AccessHop on the bus, dab with coach Breschi, and go behind the scenes with the National Champion North Carolina men's lacrosse team!
Video: UNC Lacrosse Coaches Joe Breschi & Jenny Levy Share Championship ExperiencesNorth Carolina head men's and women's lacrosse coaches, Joe Breschi and Jenny Levy, talk about their respective national championship weekends.
UNC's Larry Fedora shows support for men's lacrosseThe North Carolina men's lacrosse team won the national championship in spectacular fashion Monday, and UNC head football coach Larry Fedora congratulated the team via twitter. But, he did more than just send a tweet...he showed up to support the Tar Heels in Philadelphia. Fedora has a history of traveling to support fellow Tar Heel teams. (Carolina Blue)
Chansky’s Notebook: Greatest Weekend Ever?Despite the four years of attempted Death by Inertia from the NCAA, and a snub from the baseball selection committee, Carolina Athletics had its greatest weekend in history. A day after the UNC women won the NCAA lacrosse championship over former ACC rival Maryland, the men won their fifth national title by beating the now Big-Ten Terrapins. (Chapelboro.com)
Good Morning, University of National ChampionsUNC won two national titles in a span of 28 hours which is as many as a certain Triangle school has won in its entire history. On Sunday the women's lacrosse team dominated Maryland and claimed the program's second national title. On the men's side, UNC ended a 25 year title drought for the program, knocking off #1 seed Maryland 14-13. (Tar Heel Blog)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Post National Championship Players Press ConferenceLuke Goldstock, Brian Balkam, and Chris Cloutier speak with the media after the Tar Heels down Maryland in overtime, 14-13, for the 2016 NCAA men's lacrosse title.
Historic weekend in Philly for North Carolina lacrosseIt was a Final Four weekend like no other in NCAA lacrosse history. The same two schools had never played each other for both the men's and women's Division I titles. When it was done, UNC had pulled off a championship sweep at the expense of the University of Maryland - its former rival in the ACC that moved to the Big Ten in 2014. (Philadelphia Inquirer)
UNC men's lacrosse finished unlikely title run with serendipitous victoryThe Tar Heels, the first unseeded team to win a national lacrosse title in 43 years, defy a lot of things -- logic and the odds, for starters -- and they really don't care. Never did after that Hofstra loss on Feb. 20. Never have this entire season. And that's really what defines them: a beautiful indifference that culminated in their first national championship in 25 years. (ESPN.com)
How Carolina Flipped the ScriptThe curse was supposed to be North Carolina's now. Luke Goldstock just went to the penalty box for shoving Maryland's Mike McCarney — a dead ball foul that occurred 90 yards away from the ball with 3.8 seconds left in the NCAA men's lacrosse championship game Monday at Lincoln Financial Field. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Turner's Take: Kick The Doors InTheir backs had been against the wall, again, and again they had come through. The win gave Carolina the school's first NCAA men's lacrosse title since 1991. Incidentally, the alumni from that 1991 team were recognized at halftime for the 25th anniversary of their championship. They were there after the game, too, celebrating with Carolina's newest champions. (GoHeels.com)