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Tar Heels Honor Outstanding Performances At Rammy AwardsUNC Athletics celebrated a year's worth of outstanding performances on and off the field at the second-annual Rammy Awards Monday evening. Student-athletes from all 28 Carolina varsity squads joined with coaches, athletics staff, Rams Club members, the UNC Marching Tar Heels band, members of the spirit squads and other supporters to pack Memorial Hall for the two-hour show. (GoHeels.com)
Syracuse Nips UNC Lacrosse In 2OT, 11-10Billy Ward scored at the 2:57 mark of the second overtime period to lift seventh-ranked Syracuse to an 11-10 victory over fourth-ranked North Carolina on Saturday evening in the Carrier Dome. The loss damages the Tar Heels' chances at earning one of the spots in the ACC Tournament due to the tiebreaker implications of losses to Notre Dame and Syracuse head-to-head. (GoHeels.com)
Weekend Preview: April 11-13It's your last chance to get a Kenan Stadium fix until the 2014 season opener, which is over four months away. Spring games have transformed from a nice little intrasquad scrimmage into a true extra home game. This year's event features numerous gameday activities to provide that Kenan-in-the-fall flavor, and it looks like it will be accompanied by terrific weather. (GoHeels.com)
Late Goals Lift UNC Lacrosse Past Hoos At Packed FetzerNorth Carolina senior midfielder R.G. Keenan has a habit of scoring late-game, momentum-shifting goals in his career for the Tar Heels. He did it again on Saturday on Senior Day at Fetzer Field as the #5 Tar Heels defeated the #9 Virginia Cavaliers 11-10 at sun-drenched Fetzer Field in men's lacrosse action. (GoHeels.com)
No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs No. 2 Maryland, 17-15Top-ranked North Carolina got four goals apiece from Abbey Friend and Maggie Bill and defeated second-ranked Maryland, 17-15, on Saturday at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels went on a 5-0 run to start the second half and take control of the game after trailing 10-9 at halftime. Carolina bounced back from Monday's loss at Northwestern by winning its 16th game in its last 17 outings. (GoHeels.com)
Few words, many deeds, all for loveWillie Scroggs planted the seed for his first retirement twenty years before he left at the top of his profession as North Carolina’s lacrosse coach. His decision to retire from coaching in 1990 seemed sudden to many. His second – and final – retirement from UNC is a slower walk past the people and places he helped build up. (UNC.edu)
Second Half Rally Sparks Tar Heel Lacrosse Past HopkinsThe fifth-ranked North Carolina men's lacrosse team outscored ninth-ranked Johns Hopkins 9-2 over the last 31:30 of the game to beat the Blue Jays 13-9 at Homewood Field Saturday afternoon. Joey Sankey had a career high five goals and he matched his career high for points in a game with seven to lead the Tar Heel comeback. (GoHeels.com)
Stellar Defense Lifts Heels Lacrosse Past #1 Terps 11-8Sixth-ranked North Carolina's efficient offense, combined with an outstanding defensive effort, led the Tar Heels to an 11-8 victory over top-ranked Maryland in men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Kenan Stadium before a crowd of 6,135. This marked the second straight year UNC has knocked the Terps when they were the No. 1 team in the nation. (GoHeels.com)
Student-Athletes' Outreach Hours Top Last Year's TotalWhile representing the University of North Carolina in intercollegiate competition, UNC teams all focus on different numbers: goals scored, assists given, averages raised, rebounds grabbed, routines nailed, PRs run, distances covered. But here’s one impressive number on which they all worked together: 2176. (GoHeels.com)
Video: President Obama Honors 2012-2013 NCAA Division I ChampionsPresident Obama hosts the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Champions (including the UNC women's lacrosse and soccer teams) at the White House to congratulate student-athletes from schools across the country on their accomplishments in the classroom and on the playing field.
UNC women’s lacrosse and soccer teams to be honored at White HouseUNC's national title-winning women’s lacrosse team and women’s soccer team will be honored at the White House today. President Barack Obama is hosting the 2012-2013 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s champions at an event on the South Lawn. Obama will welcome the student-athletes from schools across the country to congratulate them on their accomplishments. (UNC.edu)
Carolina Men's Lacrosse Starts 2014 Campaign No. 3 Nationally, Women Top-RankedThe Carolina men’s lacrosse team is ranked third in the 2014 NCAA Division I lacrosse preseason rankings published by Lacrosse Magazine. The defending ACC champion Tar Heels will have their work cut out for them if they are to repeat as champions this year. Conference rival Duke is ranked as the top team in the nation. (Chapelboro.com)
Tar Heels Named Story Of The Year By Inside Lacrosse MagazineInside Lacrosse magazine and its website, ILWomen.com, have named North Carolina's NCAA championship in 2013 as its top story of the year. The publications made the announcement this week online. The website recently ran a long story on the history of the Tar Heel program and how years of effort culminated in the national title last spring. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Make The Season BrighterFor more than a decade, Tar Heels have made a tradition of helping create happier holidays for local families. The Share Your Holidays program, an annual event for Carolina student-athletes, pairs UNC teams with local families in need. Each team "adopts" one or more local families, shopping for gifts from wish lists provided by the families, then wrapping and delivering the gifts. (GoHeels.com)
UNC lacrosse players shave heads, raise $24,000 for cancerThe North Carolina men’s lacrosse team is in the middle of its offseason, but that hasn’t kept the Tar Heels from taking on one of their biggest opponents to date — cancer. In honor of women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell, lacrosse coach Joe Breschi and his players have raised more than $24,000 for the Vs. Cancer Foundation. (Daily Tar Heel)