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Jenny Levy Named Lacrosse National Coach Of The Year

Lacrosse Magazine has named North Carolina's Jenny Levy its 2016 National Coach of the Year, the publication announced. Levy led the Tar Heels to the NCAA championship, their second in the last four years, this spring. Levy earns national-coach-of-the-year honors for the second time after also doing so in 2013 following UNC's first NCAA title. (GoHeels.com)

Top 10 NCAA Men's Lacrosse Tournament Moments in 2016

1. UNC celebration caps crazy year It was a sight to see, the men’s and women’s teams both hoisting their NCAA championship trophies in the crowd at Lincoln Financial Field. It was a fitting end to a wild season and a wild finish to an instant classic of an NCAA championship game. (Inside Lacrosse)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Player Devin Markison Makes Her Mark in NCAA Final

Devin Markison's career at North Carolina wasn't what she hoped it would be, but when a moment bigger than she'd ever dreamed arrived, she delivered a goal that her coach and teammates all said was the decisive play of the Tar Heel's victory over Maryland in the NCAA women's lacrosse championship game May 29 in Chester, Pa. (Lacrosse Magazine)

UNC men's lacrosse player Chris Cloutier returns home to warm welcome in Ontario

The Kitchener-Waterloo Braves welcomed back Chris Cloutier. With the NCAA star in the K-W lineup for his first game this season, the Braves went on to defeat the Toronto Beaches 11-7. Cloutier led the Braves in scoring with 3 goals and one assist, followed by Drake Smith and Cody Filson with two goals each. (CTV News)

Tar Heel reactions to the double Lacrosse championship titles

This Memorial Weekend was great for both the UNC Lacrosse Program and the Tar Heel family as a whole. Bringing home two national championship titles in the course of the last two days is an incredible accomplishment, and all Tar Heels are ready to celebrate along side the champions. (Carolina Blue)

Carolina Kids Classic Golf Tournament Raises $93,000

The UNC Finley Golf Course in Chapel Hill played host Thursday to the 28th annual Carolina Kids Classic Charity Golf Tournament. In all, $93,000 was raised for the Ronald McDonald House of Chapel Hill. Local residents and donors joined with sports figures such as UNC football coach Larry Fedora and men’s lacrosse coach Joe Breschi to celebrate a worthy cause. (Chapelboro.com)

NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship Game Sees Significant Audience Increase

The 2016 NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Championship game experienced a significant audience increase on both ESPN2 and WatchESPN compared to the same event last season. North Carolina’s 14-13 overtime victory over No. 1 Maryland (Monday, May 30, at 1 p.m.) averaged 476,000 television viewers, a 43% increase from the 2015 men’s lacrosse season finale on ESPN2 featuring Maryland vs. Denver. (Inside Lacrosse)

2016 UNC Women's Lacrosse Season Review

UNC's women's lacrosse team posted its greatest season yet in 2016, winning the ACC regular season title with a perfect, 7-0 record, winning the ACC Tournament and capturing the NCAA championship along the way. Third-seeded Carolina (20-2) won its second NCAA championship when it beat top-seeded Maryland (22-1) in the national final on May 29, 2016. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Markison Makes Her Mark in NCAA Women's Lacrosse Final

Devin Markison's career at North Carolina wasn't what she hoped it would be, but when a moment bigger than she'd ever dreamed arrived, she delivered a goal that her coach and teammates all said was the decisive play of the Tar Heel's victory over Maryland in the NCAA women's lacrosse championship game May 29 in Chester, Pa. (Lacrosse Magazine)

An uncommon bond formed during UNC women's lacrosse title run

On the outside of Sammy Jo Tracy’s left wrist are two small initials — DT. It not only symbolizes the bond with her father, but the bond she has with the three most important men in her life — her grandfather, father and brother — three generations of Dan Tracy. In moments where she needs strength or she celebrates a big play, Sammy Jo kisses her wrist. (NSJ Sports)

So This Year of UNC Athletics Turned Out to Be Pretty Good

UNC baseball isn't in the NCAA Tournament but frankly that might be the only real blemish on the current athletic year. Even the heartbreak of the way the men's basketball season ended and the dumpster fire that women's basketball has become wasn't enough to take the shine of one of the more successful seasons in recent memory. Just how good was it? (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heels Finish #1 in Men's Lacrosse Media Poll

The 2016 University of North Carolina national champion men's lacrosse team sits atop the final Cascade/Maverik media poll released Thursday afternoon. UNC received 24 of 25 votes in the final poll. The final U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association poll was issued on May 9 and the Tar Heels stood 12th in that poll. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Finished No. 1 In IWLCA Poll

NCAA champion North Carolina finished at the top of the final 2016 Intercollegiate Women's Lacrosse Coaches Association national poll, the IWLCA announced this week. This season marks the second time UNC finished atop the IWLCA rankings, joining 2013. Carolina (20-2) was No. 3 in the poll for most of the season and entering the NCAA Tournament. (GoHeels.com)

Absence of pressure gave North Carolina men's lacrosse the edge

All season long, the UNC men’s lacrosse team kept hearing what it couldn’t do. But when its season was on the line, time and time again the Tar Heels proved that they weren’t what people thought. And with a 14-13 overtime win against Maryland on Monday in Philadelphia, the Tar Heels showed they were the only thing that mattered in the end — national champions. (Daily Tar Heel)

After national championship, women's lacrosse team takes time to celebrate

It’s not the trophy or the records or the accolades. The rewards of playing on this special 2016 Tar Heel team would have carried with the players for the rest of their lives, win or lose on Sunday. But the reward of winning the championship is the opportunity to go out and transform a plaza at an MLS stadium in Pennsylvania into the best championship party in the world. (Daily Tar Heel)

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