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Logan’s Goalie Play Leads Blue Jays Past Tar HeelsThe third-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team saw its seven-game winning streak dating back to last year ended as fifth-ranked Johns Hopkins powered past the Tar Heels 13-5 in front of 3,128 fans at Fetzer Field Saturday afternoon. Gerald Logan had a season high 16 saves for the Blue Jays and John Crawley led the Blue Jays with a four-goal performance. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Men's Lacrosse Hosts No. 4 Johns Hopkins SaturdayThe University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse team, under the direction of ninth-year head coach Joe Breschi, returns to action on Saturday at 1 p.m. ET against the Johns Hopkins Blue Jays in the Tar Heels’ second home game of the season at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels won their 2017 home opener last Saturday by defeating Lehigh 15-8 at Fetzer Field. (GoHeels.com)
The ice cream-eating, nap-hating, run-on-sentence speaking player who could rule NCAA lacrosseWhen UNC lacrosse player Marie McCool was a little girl, she didn't just ask her parents for a dog. She created a PowerPoint to highlight the benefits of a Yorkie. Shooting hoops in the driveway, she wouldn't go inside until she drained 10 in a row. "If I made nine, I'd go back to one and start again," says McCool. Now imagine bringing that kind of tenacity to lacrosse. (ESPN.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse Visits Terps In No. 1 vs. No. 2 MatchupNorth Carolina (3-0), the 2016 NCAA champion and the nation’s top-ranked team thus far in 2017, will visit second-ranked Maryland (2-0) on Saturday at 3 p.m. in College Park, Md. The game will be played at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium, the Terrapins' football stadium, in a doubleheader with their men’s team (which will host Yale at noon). (GoHeels.com)
Caylee Waters' fire fuels UNC women's lacrosse before Maryland matchupAsk goalkeeper Caylee Waters what she thinks about the women's lacrosse rivalry between UNC and Maryland, and she’ll say, “It’s funny that you mention it...” The No. 1 Tar Heels travel to take on the No. 2 Terrapins Saturday at 3 p.m. in a clash of powerhouses. But Caylee's history with UNC's opponent goes past the national championship game the past two seasons. (Daily Tar Heel)
Black History Month Honoree: Ousmane Power-GreeneOusmane Power-Greene came to UNC from one of the most storied programs in lacrosse, Yorktown (N.Y.) High School. That program has produced seven state championships and countless collegiate athletes. But his path to Carolina wasn't direct. A three-sport athlete in high school, Power-Greene wasn't sure whether he wanted to pursue football, basketball or lacrosse. (GoHeels.com)
Goldstock, Matthews Power UNC Men's Lacrosse In 15-8 Win Over LehighThe second-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team spotted Lehigh an early lead before running off five goals midway through the first quarter, en route to a 15-8 victory over the Mountain Hawks in UNC’s home opener Saturday (Highlights). The defending NCAA champion Tar Heels improve to 3-0 on the season while the Mountain Hawks fall to 2-1.
UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs High Point, 16-6Ela Hazar had two goals and four assists and Molly Hendrick had four goals and one assist as the top-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team defeated High Point, 16-6, on Friday evening at Fetzer Field (Highlights). Hazar tied her career high with six points for the second game in a row after tallying two goals and four assists in last weekend’s win at No. 3 Florida. (GoHeels.com)
Caylee Waters Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Co-Defensive Player Of The WeekUNC goalie Caylee Waters and Syracuse freshman goalie Asa Goldstock share ACC Women’s Lacrosse Defensive Player of the Week honors this week, the ACC announced on Tuesday. Notre Dame senior attacker Cortney Fortunato is the ACC Offensive Player of the Week. Waters made 12 saves in Carolina’s 13-10 win at No. 3 Florida on Saturday. (GoHeels.com)
Hazar, Tracy Lead UNC Women's Lacrosse to 13-10 Win At No. 3 FloridaEla Hazar tied her career high with six points as the top-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team posted a 13-10 win at No. 3 Florida on Saturday at Donald R. Dizney Stadium (Highlights). Sammy Jo Tracy scored three of her four goals in a 4-1 Tar Heel blitz in the final 3:49 of the game that turned a 9-9 tie into a 13-10 victory. The victory improved Carolina to 2-0 this season. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Lacrosse Outlasts Furman To Improve To 2-0Brian Balkam made 12 saves and allowed just one goal in the final three quarters to lead the No. 1-ranked UNC men’s lacrosse team to a 7-3 victory over the Furman Paladins at Paladin Stadium (Highlights). The Tar Heels improved to 2-0 with the victory. Chris Cloutier and Justin Anderson each scored two goals for the Tar Heels while Brian Cannon had a goal and an assist. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Celebrates Power Of Women's SportsThe power of women’s athletics is on display every day as Carolina’s 15 varsity women’s squads train, practice, play and lead through their sports. But once a year, the teams join together, along with several hundred young athletes who view the Tar Heels as role models, to celebrate their strength at UNC’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event. (GoHeels.com)
UNC’s Marie McCool Named ACC Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the WeekThe UNC women’s lacrosse team opened its season on a high note this past Saturday, edging out James Madison 16-14. Midfielder Marie McCool led the way for the Tar Heels, scoring a career-high six goals–including the game-winner. McCool was rewarded for her phenomenal effort on Tuesday when the ACC selected her as its Offensive Player of the Week. (Chapelboro.com)
Carolina Sweeps ACC Men's Lacrosse Players of WeekFollowing its season-opening 17-6 victory over UMBC, North Carolina’s Justin Anderson has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate Stephen Kelly is this week’s Defensive Player of the Week. Anderson made his long anticipated Tar Heel debut Saturday against the Retrievers. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Lacrosse: Defending the TitleNorth Carolina’s defense regularly shut down opponents last season. The Tar Heels only surrendered 182 goals in 2016, and less than one-third of those were assisted. UNC disrupted opponents’ offenses en route to its second national title. The Tar Heels will need to replicate this defensive success in 2017 as they seek to repeat as the national champions. (Inside Lacrosse)