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Balanced Scoring Leads No. 9 UNC Men's Lacrosse Past LafayetteTen different Tar Heels scored goals Saturday as the ninth-ranked UNC men's lacrosse team defeated Lafayette 17-10 in both team's season openers at Kenan Stadium (Highlights). The Tar Heels' balanced scoring effort was led by hat tricks by attackman Timmy Kelly and midfielder Tanner Cook as the Tar Heels won their season opener for the 20th year in a row. (GoHeels.com)
North Carolina Men's Lacrosse PreviewCollege teams across the country deal with the departures of graduating seniors each year. But in his 10th season as coach of the UNC men's lacrosse team, Joe Breschi will be looking to help the Tar Heels overcome the loss of perhaps their deepest senior class in his tenure. Overall, nine of the Tar Heels' 10 seniors played considerable minutes last season. (GoHeels.com)
Eleven Tar Heel Men's Lacrosse Games Slated For TVEleven of UNC's 11 regular-season games will be televised either on ESPNU or ACC Network Extra. Carolina's four games on ESPNU include February 23 at Johns Hopkins, March 30 at Duke, April 14 at Syracuse and April 21 versus Notre Dame in Chapel Hill. The 2018 season begins Saturday, February 3, with No. 9 UNC hosting Lafayette at noon. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Kicks Off Men's Lacrosse Season Saturday Versus LafayetteThe 2018 University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team is prepared to start the season Saturday when the Tar Heels host the Lafayette College Leopards at noon. The game will be played at Kenan Stadium. Admission is free. UNC is coming off an 8-8 season in 2017 in which it won the ACC Tournament and earned an NCAA Tournament bid for the 11th straight season. (GoHeels.com)
Marie McCool, Maggie Bill Give UNC Women's Lacrosse a Lethal 1-2 PunchThe Tar Heels are coming off a disappointing 2017 finish, a loss to Navy in the quarterfinals. Four players — Molly Hendrick, Sydney Holman, Carly Reed and Sammy Jo Tracy — that combined for 175 of UNC’s school record 318 goals have graduated. But it’s still North Carolina. The Tar Heels return perhaps the best player in the country in midfielder Marie McCool. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
Tar Heels Today: Felton, Pinson, Woods, and a two-sport UNC commitmentUpdates on Jalek Felton, Theo Pinson, and Seventh Woods, UNC-Clemson postgame coverage, and a two-sport star commits to play football and lacrosse at UNC in Tar Heels Today.
Get to know UNC's newest 2-sport recruit, Ricky MiezanRicky Miezan is the No. 1 lacrosse recruit in the class of 2018. He's been tracked by nearly every top college lacrosse program in the country since he was a freshman in high school. But he might be destined for the gridiron. He's only played football for one year, but the standout from Episcopal High School in Virginia, has committed to play football and lacrosse at UNC. (THT Note: Article written prior to Miezan's commitment to play football at UNC) (Hero Sports)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Ranked Ninth In Preseason Inside Lacrosse PollThe UNC men's lacrosse team checks in at #9 in the Inside Lacrosse Maverik Media poll. Coach Joe Breschi's defending ACC champion Tar Heels, winner of the ACC Tournament in 2013 and 2017 and NCAA Tournament in 2016, is Number 9 in the Top 20 poll. Seven of North Carolina's 14 games will be against preseason Top 20. Carolina is the third-ranked ACC team in the poll. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Starts No. 3 In IWLCA PollThe University of North Carolina will begin the 2018 women's lacrosse season ranked third in the nation. The Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association released its 2018 preseason rankings on Monday. Defending NCAA champion Maryland topped the poll, followed by No. 2 Stony Brook and No. 3 UNC. Carolina finished fifth nationally in 2017. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Starts At No. 9 In Preseason PollDefending ACC champion North Carolina is ranked ninth in the preseason U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association coaches poll released Tuesday. Coach Joe Breschi's Tar Heels will play seven of their 14 regular season games against teams ranked in the preseason Top 20 - Maryland, Duke, Denver, Notre Dame, Syracuse, Johns Hopkins and Hofstra. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Searching for New Identity After Losing 10 to GraduationCollege coaches are always in search of team leaders. Joe Breschi is no different, especially this season. A year after the Tar Heels made the NCAA tournament for the ninth straight time under Breschi, before losing in the first round to Albany to finish with an 8-8 record – the first non-winning record of the Breschi era – UNC’s identity is foremost on his mind. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
Tribal Competition Boosts UNC Men's Lacrosse Camaraderie & CompetitionOn January 8, the UNC men's lacrosse team gathered inside its meeting and film room. All the while, stationed in a corner of the room, a whiteboard loomed, the numbers 1-7 already written on it. Point totals were also listed, representing the final results of the program's sixth annual tribal competition, a series of activities players participate in throughout the fall semester. (GoHeels.com)
Previewing UNC’s 2018 Men's Lacrosse ScheduleThe Tar Heels add Lafayette, Mercer, and St. John’s to their nonconference schedule, replacing Dartmouth and UMBC. UNC adds one more game this year. Best Nonconference Game: vs. Denver: A marquee matchup is on a Monday afternoon. They’ll have the entire lacrosse world focused on Chapel Hill, and these meetings have always been entertaining. (CollegeCrosse.com)
Marcus Holman Named To U.S. Men's Lacrosse Team For World ChampionshipsU.S. national team coach John Danowski has named the 23-player roster that will represent the United States in the Federation of International Lacrosse Men's World Championship July 12-21 in Israel. The U.S. team will again include 2013 UNC alumnus Marcus Holman, who also played on the National Team at the World Championships in Denver in 2014. (GoHeels.com)
Turner's Take: GratitudeWhat a privilege! How grateful are we that we are Carolina? That doesn't mean that everything that Carolina does is right — as we've learned over the past seven years. But there's a reason that the ABC fans have to join forces. It's because they're not Carolina. In fact, Carolina so dominates the thoughts of some that they can't even fully enjoy their own successes. (Argyle Report)