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Top-Ranked Syracuse Rallies Past UNC Men’s Lacrosse For OT Victory

With Fetzer Field hosting its final two lacrosse games on Saturday, Syracuse made sure neither the UNC men’s or women’s teams could give the stadium a proper send-off. Hours after the Syracuse women ended UNC’s nine-game winning streak, the No. 1 Orange men reeled off a stunning comeback to defeat the No. 17 Tar Heels 12-11 in overtime. (Chapelboro.com)

No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Falls To No. 11 Syracuse

The 11th-ranked Syracuse women’s lacrosse team beat No. 2 North Carolina, 13-11, on Saturday at Fetzer Field. North Carolina clawed back from two different four-goal, first-half deficits to tie the game at 7-7 after halftime, but Syracuse went on a 6-1 run to retake control. Syracuse improved to 12-4 this season and tied UNC atop the ACC standings. (GoHeels.com)

Marie McCool Earns National & ACC Lacrosse Honors

North Carolina midfielder Marie McCool has been named the ACC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. McCool, who was also named the Epoch/US Lacrosse National Player of the Week, scored a career-high seven goals and tied her career high with eight points in Carolina’s 15-11 win at No. 20 Louisville on Saturday afternoon. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Holds At No. 2 In Polls

The North Carolina women's lacrosse team held fast at No. 2 in both major national polls this week for the seventh week in a row. Carolina received one first-place vote in the Cascade Media Poll and 400 points overall, second to Maryland's 419 overall points and 20 first-place votes. The Tar Heels have won nine games in a row and are 12-1 this season, 5-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

Stephen Kelly Named ACC Men's Lacrosse Co-Defensive Player of the Week

North Carolina senior midfielder Stephen Kelly is this week’s Co-Defensive Player of the Week in the ACC after a record-setting day Sunday night in Carolina's 15-12 win over #14 Virginia. Kelly led the Tar Heels in a 15-12 victory at No. 14 Virginia on Sunday night by matching program records for face-offs won in a game with 23 and ground balls in a game with 15. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Swamps Cavs For Brechi's 100th Win At UNC

The 20th-ranked North Carolina men’s lacrosse team built a seven-goal halftime lead and held off a second-half rally to beat #14 Virginia 15-12 before 3,077 fans at Klockner Stadium on Sunday. With the win, the Tar Heels rewarded UNC head coach Joe Breschi with his 100th win at UNC’s head coach, improving to 100-45 in his nine years as UNC head coach. (GoHeels.com)

Marie McCool's Big Day Leads No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse To 15-11 Win At Louisville

Marie McCool set career highs with seven goals and eight points as the second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team won its ninth consecutive game, 15-11, at No. 20 Louisville on Saturday. With the victory, UNC picked up its 18th straight victory against an ACC opponent and improved to 12-1 this season, 5-0 in ACC action. The Cardinals fell to 10-5, 2-3. (GoHeels.com)

'Tough as nails': Austin Pifani leads UNC men's lacrosse with grit and passion

Austin Pifani stood before his teammates, pointing to the left side of his chest over and over. It had been a bad loss — an upset loss — for North Carolina. A thorough defeat on March 12, 2016, against a Massachusetts team the Tar Heels should have easily outmatched. It led to a scorching postgame lecture from the coaching staff. So up came Austin. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls to Duke

The #11-ranked Duke men’s lacrosse team outscored #16 North Carolina 7-1 in the second half Sunday to pull away for a 12-8 victory at Fetzer Field. North Carolina jumped out to a 6-1 lead in the game 3:13 into the second quarter but was limited to just two goals the rest of the way while the Blue Devils outscored the Tar Heels 11-2 over the game’s final 38:04. (GoHeels.com)

No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Wins, 16-9, At Notre Dame

The second-ranked North Carolina women’s lacrosse team got four goals from Molly Hendrick and five points from Carly Reed as the Tar Heels picked up their eighth consecutive win on Sunday, 16-9, at No. 12 Notre Dame. With the victory, Carolina won its 17th consecutive game against an ACC opponent and improved to 11-1 this season, 4-0 in ACC action. (GoHeels.com)

I'm A Tar Heel: Mark Rizzo

Mark Rizzo: To say that I am a Tar Heel and a member of this UNC community gives me an indescribable sense of pride. I love being a Tar Heel and everything associated with that feat. Thanks to the incredible people here, Chapel Hill has become home for me. Looking back, my athletic career wearing Carolina blue was not what I had envisioned it to be. (GoHeels.com)

Molly Hendrick's Three Goals Lead No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Past Hokies

The second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team got three goals from Molly Hendrick and picked up a road ACC win at No 12 Virginia Tech, 14-6, on Tuesday. With the win, UNC won its 16th consecutive game against an ACC opponent and improved to 10-1 this season, 3-0 in the ACC. The Tar Heels have won 27 of their last 28 games. (GoHeels.com)

No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Battles To Win Over Boston College

The second-ranked North Carolina women’s lacrosse team earned a top-20 win Saturday, beating No. 19 Boston College 15-13 in an ACC matchup on a sunny afternoon at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels improved to 9-1 overall and 2-0 in ACC play with the win, while BC fell to 8-4 (1-3 ACC). Senior Molly Hendrick and junior Marie McCool led UNC with three goals each. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls To Terps In Battle of 2016 NCAA Finalists

The 10th-ranked Maryland Terrapins ran their offense to perfection Saturday, scoring 15 goals on 27 shots as they defeated 13th-ranked North Carolina 15-7 in men’s lacrosse at Fetzer Field. It was the first meeting between the two teams since the Tar Heels beats the Terrapins 14-13 in overtime in the 2016 NCAA championship game last May 30. (GoHeels.com)

Maggie Bill Named Co-ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player Of The Week

North Carolina junior midfielder Maggie Bill is this week’s Co-ACC Women’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week. Bill tallied a game-high seven points on four goals and three assists in Carolina’s 17-12 win over No. 13 Northwestern on Sunday in Chapel Hill. Bill tied her career high for goals and assists and set a new career high for points in the victory. (GoHeels.com)

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