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Turner's Take: Business Trip, TooJoe Breschi had planned to be in Philadelphia this weekend. In 1991, the Carolina men's lacrosse team won the NCAA Division I Tournament with an 18-13 victory over Towson. Breschi was a young first-year assistant to Dave Klarmann that season. That team will celebrate the 25th anniversary of its title win at halftime of the men's championship game on Monday. (GoHeels.com)
UNC men's lacrosse playing for Joe Breschi and his son the rest of the wayJoe Breschi didn’t want to cry anymore. He had done that enough already. When the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team upset Marquette in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on May 14, it booked a trip to Columbus, Ohio for the national quarterfinal. It was a place Breschi knew all too well. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: UNC Women's Lacrosse Pre-Final Four Practice & Stick TricksFreshman attacker Gianna Bowe walks GoHeelsTV through Day 2 in Philadelphia at the Final Four. UNC plays Penn State Friday, May 27th at 5pm in Talen Enegy Stadium.
Carly Davis, UNC women's lacrosse look for another titleIn her collegiate career, Carly Davis knows what it’s like to win a championship and what’s it’s like to come up just short. The Skaneateles native was a redshirt freshman on the University of North Carolina women’s lacrosse team that won the program’s first NCAA Division I championship in 2013 and played on the Tar Heels squad that fell in the national title game to Maryland last season. (Auburn (NY) Citizen)
It all comes down to this for final four men's lacrosse teamsEach team comes to Philadelphia carrying some baggage. For UNC, it's making its first final four appearance since 1993. For Loyola Maryland, it's returning for the first time since winning the title in 2012. For Brown, owners of the high-flying offense, it's being in the semifinals for the first time since the mid-1990s. And Maryland? The Terps have been here before. (Baltimore Sun)
Turner's Take: Business TripJenny Levy had planned to be in Philadelphia this weekend. In 1991, the Carolina men's lacrosse team won the NCAA Division I Tournament with an 18-13 victory over Towson. Levy's husband Dan was on that Tar Heel team. Jenny Levy's team will be in Philadelphia this weekend as well, on a mission to win a title of their own. (GoHeels.com)
Lacking Star Power, UNC Men’s Lacrosse Bonded as a Team to Reach Final FourIn recent years, the UNC men’s lacrosse team has largely been defined both by its stars and its failure to advance past the NCAA Quarterfinals. This year, however, has given birth to a whole new narrative—as the Tar Heels have relied on a team mentality to bring the school to its first Final Four since 1993. (Chapelboro.com)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse - Final Four vs. Loyola PreviewThe UNC men’s lacrosse team advances to the NCAA Final Four at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa., on Saturday where it will play #7 seed Loyola at 12 noon in a game to be nationally televised on ESPN2.
Moorestown's Marie McCool comes home with UNC lacrossePlaying without nerves has become the norm for Marie McCool. The three-time state champion at Moorestown High School is used to playing on the big stage. And McCool will have that chance again this weekend when the Tar Heels (18-2, 7-0 ACC) face Penn State (14-6, 3-2 Big Ten) in the Final Four at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester on Friday at 5:30 p.m. (Philly.com)
Philly Bound: UNC Men's Lacrosse Set To Take On LoyolaThe University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse team, under the direction of eighth-year head coach Joe Breschi, returns to action this Saturday when it plays the Patriot League Tournament champion Loyola Greyhounds at 12 p.m. EDT in the 2016 NCAA Tournament semifinals. The match will be played at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pa. (GoHeels.com)
Breschi Thanked UNC For Winning, For Bringing Him HomeUNC lacrosse coach Joe Breschi was certain of one thing. He had to reveal the raw feelings swirling inside of him on this all-important road trip. Besides being back at Ohio State, where his head coaching career began in 1998, Breschi was back in the city where he had suffered the loss that left a scar far deeper than any defeat he has ever felt on any field. (Lacrosse Magazine)
Video: UNC Women's Lacrosse - Wheels Up, Heels UpSenior Kelly Devlin takes us through Day 1 as the UNC women's lacrosse team travels from Chapel Hill to Philadelphia for the NCAA Semifinals.
UNC men's lacrosse coach prepares for Final Four, going homeJoe Breschi didn’t want to cry anymore. He had done that enough already. When the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team upset Marquette in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on May 14, it booked a trip to Columbus, Ohio for the national quarterfinal. It was a place Breschi knew all too well. (Daily Tar Heel)
'Emotional Weekend' For North Carolina's Joe Breschi Ends in Final Four Trip“This Heel team understood what he was going through,” ESPN’s Quint Kessenich said. “How tough it was for him to bring his family back here. Joe has always coached with Michael in his mind, treating the student-athlete like his son, and he has battled back, he and his family. And that’s why people love going to North Carolina to play lacrosse with Joe Breschi.” (Inside Lacrosse)
Both UNC lacrosse teams hope to have success this weekendSammy Jo Tracy arrived out of breath for her press conference before practice on Tuesday. She also had blue paint all over her hands that she just couldn’t get off. She had a good reason, though. Tracy — a senior attacker/midfielder on the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team — had just finished dying the hair of a few guys on the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team dark blue. (Daily Tar Heel)