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Already a champion in lacrosse, UNC's Maggie Bill takes aim at soccer titleMaggie Bill is one of the best players in college lacrosse. Good enough to have played for the U.S. women's national team. But if she is less well known in soccer, and if the position she plays was largely unknown to her until recently, these Tar Heels are competing for a 22nd NCAA soccer title because she is no dabbler. (ESPN.com)
UNC's Justin Anderson: Mission of FaithThree years ago, Justin Anderson was one of the nation’s most highly-touted recruits. Instead of heading to UNC, the Las Vegas native spent what would have been his freshman and sophomore seasons in South America, living a Spartan life while sharing his religion with others. Now back stateside for his freshman year, he takes the field with the defending champs. (Inside Lacrosse)
Graham Harden’s Career Celebrated as Life Takes Unexpected TurnIn a lacrosse career of which many of the sport's more recent fans may not be aware, Graham Harden was a stalwart leader on a dominant North Carolina team, serving as a captain of its unbeaten 1991 NCAA championship squad, earning recognition as ACC Player of the Year, and first-team All-American honors. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Conditioning With Army ROTCAt 5am on November 17, the North Carolina men's lacrosse team got together with Army ROTC for conditioning, tactical training, and Camaraderie.
Annual Burn Center Visit Is A Highlight For Tar HeelsEach fall, UNC student-athletes gather for a special trip that always proves to be a highlight of the Carolina Outreach calendar. The annual UNC Burn Center visit on Nov. 4 brought together Tar Heels from the UNC football, cross country, gymnastics, women’s soccer, women’s basketball, and women’s lacrosse teams to visit with patients and hear from physicians. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Student-Athletes Host Heeloween At HospitalUNC student-athletes took Halloween cheer to UNC Children’s Hospital Monday for their annual Heeloween Party. Approximately 60 costumed Tar Heels participated throughout, helping to decorate the Pediatric Play Atrium and then host the party for young patients. Student-athletes also took patients trick-or-treating around the hospital. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women's lacrosse team finds cars flooded after Hurricane MatthewMembers of the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team came home from a tournament in Sparks, Maryland this past weekend to find many of their cars had been destroyed by a flood. While the team was playing the United States and Australian national teams, players and staff parked their cars at Finley Fields — an off-campus practice facility in Chapel Hill. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: Kayla Miles Traveling the World through Carolina Blue Honors FellowshipNorth Carolina senior lacrosse player Kayla Miles discusses her adventurous internship in New Zealand as part of the Carolina Blue Honors Fellowship program.
Molly Hendrick Leads UNC Past Australia Women's Lacrosse National TeamSenior All-American Molly Hendrick led the way with three goals and added an assist as the defending NCAA champion UNC women's lacrosse team beat the Australian National Team, 13-8, in a scrimmage on Sunday. Carly Reed and Ela Hazar each had two goals and two assists for the Tar Heels, who also got two goals from freshman Charlotte Allard. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heel National Champions Honored At Team BanquetThe words national champions were invoked numerous times Friday night at the Loudermilk Center for Excellence Blue Zone as the 2016 University of North Carolina men’s lacrosse team was feted as its annual team banquet. (GoHeels.com)
Defending NCAA Champion UNC Women's Lacrosse Releases 2017 ScheduleDefending NCAA women's lacrosse champion North Carolina will begin its national title defense on February 4, 2017, at home against Elon, head coach Jenny Levy announced on Tuesday when Carolina released its 2017 regular season schedule. The schedule features 11 of 15 games against teams that made the 2016 NCAA Tournament field. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New ContractsUNC has agreed in principle on three-year contracts with five head coaches – Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis), Karen Shelton (field hockey) and Carlos Somoano (men’s soccer) – and is extending the contracts of women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse head coach Jenny Levy. (GoHeels.com)
NCAA to relocate championships from North Carolina for 2016-17Based on the NCAA's commitment to fairness and inclusion, the Association will relocate all seven previously awarded championship events from North Carolina during the 2016-17 academic year. The NCAA Board of Governors made this decision because of the cumulative actions taken by the state concerning civil rights protections. (NCAA.org)
An Enduring LegacyBefore every practice, before every home game, the UNC women's lacrosse team gathers in its locker room -- The Chris Quackenbush Locker Room. Twice in the last four years, teams that used that locker room have won NCAA championships. On the morning of September 11, 2001, Chris became one of 2,977 people – and six UNC alumni – killed in the 9/11 attacks. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Athletics: 2015-16 Year In ReviewCarolina finished seventh in the Learfield NACDA Cup standings, UNC’s seventh top-10 performance in the last eight years. It marked the 17th time Carolina was the highest finisher among ACC schools. UNC was one of only three schools, with Stanford and Oklahoma, to finish in the top 10 in both men’s and women’s standings in the Capital One Cup. (GoHeels.com)