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Chris Cloutier Selected to Men’s Lacrosse Tewaaraton Award Watch List

Just under 48 hours removed from scoring six goals in North Carolina’s win over Mercer this past Wednesday, Tar Heel men’s lacrosse star Chris Cloutier was named to the watch list for this year’s Tewaaraton Award. The honor, which is handed out each year to the nation’s top men’s and women’s lacrosse players, is the most prestigious in the sport. (Chapelboro.com)

Ela Hazar, Marie McCool Named To Tewaaraton Watch List

University of North Carolina seniors Ela Hazar and Marie McCool were among the 50 women's players named to the watch list for the 2018 Tewaaraton Award, released on Thursday. The Tewaaraton Award is the highest individual honor in the sport and is given to the national player of the year. Both earned All-ACC and All-America honors last season. (GoHeels.com)

Chris Cloutier’s Six-Goals Powers UNC Men's Lacrosse Past Mercer

Behind a six-goal effort by senior attackman Chris Cloutier, the North Carolina men's lacrosse team improved to 5-0 with a 14-7 win over the Mercer Bears on Wednesday at Kenan Stadium (Highlights). Cloutier led the Tar Heels with six goals while eight other Tar Heels each scored a single goal. The six goals by Cloutier were the second most he's ever had in a game. (GoHeels.com)

Undefeated UNC Men's Lacrosse Hosts Mercer Wednesday

The North Carolina men's lacrosse team begins a three-game home stand Wednesday when the Tar Heels host Mercer at 4 p.m. at Kenan Stadium. Opening face-off is at 4 p.m. and the game will be nationally webcast on the ACC Network Extra with live streaming on WatchESPN and the ESPN app. The Tar Heels will host St. John's on Saturday and Denver on Monday. (GoHeels.com)

McCool, Trenchard Sweep ACC Women's Lacrosse Honors

Following an overtime win over top-ranked Maryland, North Carolina senior midfielder Marie McCool has been named the ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate freshman defender Emma Trenchard is this week's ACC Defensive Player of the Week. McCool led UNC to a 16-15 overtime win over No. 1 Maryland with four goals and one assist. (GoHeels.com)

Timmy Kelly Named ACC Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player Of The Week

University of North Carolina junior attackman Timmy Kelly of Lutherville, Md., is this week's Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Kelly scored a career-high four goals as North Carolina earned a 13-11 victory at No. 13/14 Johns Hopkins, giving the Tar Heels their fifth straight win over the Blue Jays in Baltimore. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina’s Marie McCool Named US Lacrosse Player of the Week

Scoring the game-winning goal 43 seconds into overtime to lift No. 11 North Carolina over No. 1 Maryland, senior midfielder Marie McCool earns this week’s Brine/US Lacrosse Player of the Week honors. McCool also assisted Ela Hazar’s game-tying goal with 22 seconds remaining in regulation. McCool added two caused turnovers and a ground ball. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Marie McCool & Jamie Ortega A Dynamic Duo

They met at a North Carolina women's lacrosse camp, where Jamie Ortega played on a team with Marie McCool. They stayed in touch over the years. And when Ortega, recognized as the top incoming freshman attacker in the nation, joined the Tar Heels last fall, she began an apprenticeship under McCool that has extended through the first two weeks of the 2018 season. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Fencing Surprises, Olympic Sports Notes

For the first time in North Carolina women's fencing program history, the Tar Heels claimed the ACC title, beating Duke for the first since 2015 and then defeating the Blue Devils and Notre Dame, the defending NCAA champion, in a fence-off. Timmy Kelly scored a career-high four goals to lead the Carolina men's lacrosse team to a 13-11 victory at Johns Hopkins. (GoHeels.com)

No. 7 UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs No. 1 Terps, 16-15 In OT Thriller

Marie McCool scored 43 seconds into overtime to lift seventh-ranked North Carolina to a 16-15 win over top-ranked Maryland on Saturday (Highlights). The Tar Heels improve to 3-1, capturing their third win in a row after dropping their season opener in overtime at James Madison. Maryland saw its 25-game overall win streak and its 24-game road win streaks end. (GoHeels.com)

Honoring Late Mentor, UNC's Timmy Kelly Posts Career Day Against Johns Hopkins

The stage couldn’t have been set more perfectly for North Carolina senior attackman Timmy Kelly. Wearing a special jersey number, playing in honor of an important mentor on a historic field in his hometown, Kelly scored a career-best four goals, including three in the fourth quarter to lead UNC to a 13-11 victory (Highlights) over Johns Hopkins on Friday. (Inside Lacrosse)

Historic Weekend For Greg Duncan, Olympic Sports Notes

Competing in the ACC Championships for the first time, freshman Greg Duncan accomplished a feat no North Carolina male diver had achieved in 60 years. Duncan won the three-meter diving competition on Wednesday and the one-meter diving event on Thursday. In doing so, he became the first Tar Heel to sweep the springboard events since 1958. (GoHeels.com)

McCool, Ortega Lead No. 7 UNC Women's Lacrosse By Liberty, 23-4

Seventh-ranked North Carolina got seven goals from senior Marie McCool and five from freshman Jamie Ortega to beat Liberty, 23-4, Sunday at Kenan Stadium. McCool tied her career high with the seven goals that came on just eight shots. McCool also scored seven goals against Louisville in 2017. The UNC record for goals in a game is eight, set in 2002. (GoHeels.com)

UNC men's lacrosse survives calm before storm with another overtime win

North Carolina's 12-11 win over Lehigh on Saturday was UNC’s second consecutive overtime affair after beating Furman, 15-14, in an extra frame on Feb. 10. Head coach Joe Breschi says those unexpectedly-close games were good for the team — even if they caused some stress. “The tightness of the games has been great for us,” he said. (Argyle Report)

Perry's Overtime Game-Winner Sends UNC Men's Lacrosse Past Lehigh

For the second straight Saturday, the UNC men's lacrosse team needed overtime to prevail as William Perry's fourth goal of the game with 36 seconds elapsed in extra time gave the Tar Heels a 12-11 win over Lehigh at Kenan Stadium (Highlights). Seven days ago it was Justin Anderson who scored 31 seconds into overtime to lift the Tar Heels past Furman. (GoHeels.com)

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