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UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs Duke For ACC Regular Season Title

Second-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 Lacrosse

North 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 Syracuse

Fourth-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 Finalist

Ten 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 Virginia

The 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 Matchup

Before 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 Denver

Fourth-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 Hopkins

The 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 Holman

Thanks 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)

Overshadowed Spring Sports Share Same Lofty Goals

All eyes are generally fixed on the basketball hardwood this time of year in Chapel Hill, but a litany of other top-notch UNC sports programs are gearing up for their own chances at ACC and national glory. The No. 4 UNC women’s tennis team started off its dual match campaign with a pair of victories over in-state foes. (Chapelboro.com)

Carolina Rundown: December 11

The Zellers started against each other last night. Tyler finished with 13 points and eight rebounds. The Warriors won their 14th in a row, and Harrison Barnes had 20 points and seven rebounds. Ty Lawson had 10 points and nine assists. Danny Green had 13 points. Marvin Williams had eight points and five rebounds. Brandan Wright scored five. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: December 10

UNC used three point guards for the first time against Iowa, and the coaches liked the results. Women's basketball remains sixth in the new polls. Danny Green scored 13 Tuesday while Ed Davis had 11 points and six rebounds. UNC Women's lacrosse is No. 2 in a preseason poll. Liked this photo of Mack Brown and Dre' Bly at the College Football Hall of Fame induction. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: November 28

Wednesday: Ty Lawson had 17 points and 12 assists. 16 points and five rebounds for Harrison Barnes. Wright had six points and seven rebounds. Reggie Bullock started and scored seven points. Danny Green had five rebounds. Vince Carter had five points, as did Wayne Ellington. P.J. Hairston hit a three-pointer. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: November 18

Big night for Ty Lawson, who had 24 points and 12 assists in a win. Tyler Zeller scored 19 points and had seven rebounds off the bench, and is continuing to impress Brad Stevens. Danny Green scored 11 points and had four assists. Brandan Wright had 10 points and three rebounds. Marvin Williams had eight points, while P.J. Hairston scored six. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Rundown: October 27

If you only read one story today, this is an inspirational one about Kaitlin Morelli, the daughter of longtime football equipment manager Dominic Morelli. The Warriors waived James Michael McAdoo. Giovani Bernard had 45 yards rushing and a touchdown. Quinton Coples had seven tackles and 1.5 sacks (GoHeels.com)

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