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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)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs Duke For ACC Regular Season TitleSecond-ranked North Carolina got hat tricks from Aly Messinger and Sammy Jo Tracy and beat third-ranked Duke, 12-6, on Friday at Koskinen Stadium to capture the 2015 ACC regular season championship. Maggie Bill added two goals and two assists for the Tar Heels (13-2, 6-1 ACC), who grabbed the top seed in next weekend’s ACC Tournament in Charlottesville, Va. (GoHeels.com)
You Haven’t Noticed it, but North Carolina is Really Good at LacrosseNorth Carolina has both its men’s and women’s teams in the Top 10 of the same sport. And no, it’s not basketball. The Tar Heel lacrosse teams are having another stellar spring, and it’s time to give them the credit they’re overdue. In a Fetzer Field double-header on Saturday, the fourth-ranked men took down second-ranked Syracuse in a 17-15 nailbiter, and the second-ranked women blew out the sixth-ranked Orange women, 15-8. (Tar Heel Depot)
Joey Sankey Sets Record In Tar Heels Win over SyracuseFourth-ranked North Carolina improved to 3-0 in the ACC for the first time in 23 years as the Tar Heels posted a 17-15 men’s lacrosse win over second-ranked Syracuse before a sellout crowd of 6,004 at Fetzer Field Saturday afternoon. The win sent 11 Tar Heel seniors out on a winning note in their final regular-season appearance at Fetzer Field where the crowd was the largest since 1983. (GoHeels.com)
Joey Sankey Named Senior CLASS Award FinalistTen NCAA men’s lacrosse student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as finalists Wednesday for the 2014-15 Senior CLASS Award for collegiate lacrosse. Among the finalists is UNC senior attackman Joey Sankey. To be eligible for the award, student-athletes must be NCAA Division I seniors and have notable achievements in the areas of community, classroom, character and competition. (GoHeels.com)
Second-Half Run Lifts UNC Lacrosse Past VirginiaThe fourth-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team broke open a tie game in the third quarter by outscoring sixth-ranked Virginia 6-1 over a span of 25 minutes to put away a 10-6 victory. Steve Pontrello scored back-to-back goals for UNC at 12:39 and 11:47 of the third quarter to give the Tar Heels the lead for good and they went on to improve to 11-1 overall and 2-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heel Lacrosse Outlasts Blue Devils In Classic Rivalry MatchupBefore the largest crowd at Fetzer Field in 32 years, the fourth-ranked North Carolina men’s lacrosse team rallied past sixth-ranked Duke to post a 15-14 triumph in a wild back-and-forth game televised nationally on ESPNU. Chad Tutton stepped up for the Tar Heels by scoring three of his four goals in the fourth quarter scoring run. (GoHeels.com)
Third Quarter Surge Lifts Heel Lacrosse Past #1 DenverFourth-ranked North Carolina scored five goals in a span of 2:52 early in the third quarter to take the lead for good in defeating top-ranked Denver 12-10 at Navy Field Friday night. The win improved Carolina to 5-0 on the season while the Pioneers fell to 3-1. Chad Tutton had a hat trick for the Tar Heels while Peyton Klawinski and Luke Goldstock each scored a pair of goals. (GoHeels.com)
Sankey & Bitter Tally 100th Goals As UNC Lacrosse Outlasts John HopkinsThe fourth-ranked North Carolina men’s lacrosse team jumped out to a five-goal first half lead before fending off a pair of second half rallies to beat No. 9 Johns Hopkins Saturday 13-11 at Navy Field. Because of inclement weather earlier in the week in Chapel Hill, the game was moved to Navy Field and fans braved the elements to see the Tar Heels prevail. (GoHeels.com)
My Carolina Experience: Marcus HolmanThanks to Marcus Holman, his family’s love affair with Carolina and, more specifically, with Carolina’s Lacrosse programs runs deep. He grew up in Baltimore, Md., with two former NCAA Division I lacrosse standouts for parents. His affinity for the game was evident and having two siblings who were also brought up in the game made his love for lacrosse that much stronger. (GoHeels.com)