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No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse Beats Syracuse, Claims ACC Regular Season TitleThird-ranked North Carolina went on a 5-0 run in the second half to seize control of the action and won a big road game at No. 4 Syracuse, 12-11, on Saturday afternoon in the Carrier Dome. The Tar Heels have won nine games in a row. Ela Hazar led the way offensively with two goals and four assists for a career-high six points for Carolina. (GoHeels.com)
Six Tar Heels Picked In Inaugural UWLX DraftSix former University of North Carolina women's lacrosse players were selected in the inaugural United Women's Lacrosse League (UWLX) Draft, held on Wednesday night in Boston. The new league will include four teams: The Baltimore Ride, Boston Storm, Long Island Sound and Philadelphia Force. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Sweeps ACC Weekly Honors AgainIt is a North Carolina sweep of Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Lacrosse weekly honors as senior attacker Sammy Jo Tracy has been named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week and senior goalie Megan Ward is the ACC Defensive Player of the Week. This is the second consecutive week UNC has swept the ACC weekly honors. (GoHeels.com)
Big First Half Leads No. 11 UNC Men's Lacrosse Past VirginiaThe 11th-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team outscored 20th-ranked Virginia 10-1 over the opening 24 minutes of the game en route to a 16-8 victory over the Cavaliers Sunday afternoon at Kenan Stadium. Six Tar Heels had a pair of goals and Timmy Kelly had a goal and three assists to lead Carolina, which got a stellar day from goalkeeper Brian Balkam. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse Beats No. 5 Louisville 15-5Third-ranked UNC got a career-high 13 saves from goalie Megan Ward and beat No. 5 Louisville 15-5 on Saturday. Marie McCool had a hat trick in the second half to lead a balanced attack as the Tar Heels won their eighth consecutive game and improved to 11-2 this season, 5-0 in the ACC. Louisville, which had won five in a row, fell to 12-2, 3-2. (GoHeels.com)
No. 11 UNC Lacrosse Faces No. 20 Virginia on ESPNU SundayThe UNC men’s lacrosse team, under the direction of eighth-year head coach Joe Breschi, returns to action this Sunday when its plays the Virginia Cavaliers at 2 p.m. ET. The match will be played at Kenan Stadium on the UNC campus in Chapel Hill, N.C. Sunday’s game will be televised nationally live on ESPNU and Watch ESPN. (GoHeels.com)
Third-Ranked UNC Women's Lacrosse Stays Unbeaten In ACC With Win Over IrishBehind four goals from junior Molly Hendrick, the third-ranked North Carolina women’s lacrosse team beat No. 5 Notre Dame 14-8 Sunday at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels improved to 10-2 overall and stayed undefeated in Atlantic Coast Conference play at 4-0. The Fighting Irish fell to 10-3 overall and 3-3 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)
Instant Overtime Classic: UNC Men's Lacrosse Downs Duke 17-16In a game filled with ebbs and flows, 15th-ranked UNC prevailed over ninth-ranked Duke 17-16 in overtime in men’s lacrosse action at Koskinen Stadium on Friday night. Patrick Kelly scored the game-winning goal with two minutes remaining in the first overtime period to give the Tar Heels their first extra-time win since March 30, 2013 when they beat Johns Hopkins. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Patrick Kelly Scores the Game-Winning Goal in OT vs. Duke LacrosseNorth Carolina's Patrick Kelly buries the sudden-victory goal in overtime to give the Tar Heels the 17-16 win over Duke on April 1, 2016.
Career Goal Highs From Hendrick & Hazar Power UNC Women's LacrosseMolly Hendrick and Ela Hazar both had career highs for goals in a game and Sammy Jo Tracy notched a career high assist total as third-ranked North Carolina defeated Virginia Tech 15-6 Wednesday night in women’s lacrosse action at Fetzer Field. Hendrick had six goals and added an assist for seven total points. (GoHeels.com)
No. 6 Terps Foil No. 12 Tar Heels Men's Lacrosse Upset Bid 11-8The sixth-ranked Maryland men’s lacrosse team held 12th-ranked UNC scoreless for 16 minutes in the second half en route to an 11-8 win over the Tar Heels at Maryland Stadium. The Terps won their fourth game in a row to improve to 5-2 on the season while UNC’s two-game winning streak was stopped and the Heels fell to 5-4 on the campaign. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse Wins 5th In A Row, 13-12 At BCThird-ranked North Carolina built an 8-1 lead in the first half and held on to win at No. 12 Boston College, 13-12, on Saturday afternoon. Sammy Jo Tracy and Ela Hazar led the way with four points apiece as the Tar Heels won their fifth consecutive game and improved to 8-2 overall this season, 2-0 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Women's Lacrosse Nips No. 10 Northwestern In OT, 9-8Aly Messinger scored 14 seconds into overtime to give fourth-ranked North Carolina a 9-8 win at No. 10 Northwestern on a windy Sunday afternoon at Martin Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 7-2 and won their fourth consecutive game, including three in a row on the road. Carolina will return to action next Saturday at Boston College. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Runs By Richmond, 15-6Chris Cloutier had a career high seven points, Brian Balkam matched his career high with 12 saves and Stephen Kelly continued his exceptional play in the face-off circle as the 17th-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team defeated 19th-ranked Richmond 15-6 Saturday under the lights at Fetzer Field. UNC won its second game in a row to improve to 5-3 on the season. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Women's Lacrosse Dominates Elon, 13-2Sammy Jo Tracy, Molly Hendrick and Sydney Holman had big games as UNC women’s lacrosse won its second consecutive road game, 13-2, at Elon on Tuesday. Tracy had three goals, one assist and four draw controls. Hendrick had three goals, three draws and two ground balls. Holman pitched in three assists and two ground balls in a balanced attack. (GoHeels.com)