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UNC Women's Soccer Explodes Offensively In 5-0 Victory Over AuburnJoanna Boyles scored a pair of goals and three other Tar Heels added single tallies as the North Carolina women's soccer team powered its way to a 5-0 victory over Auburn at Koskinen Stadium on Friday night (Highlights). The game was the lidlifter of a two-game Friday night doubleheader as part of the Duke Nike Classic. UNC improved to 3-1 on the season. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Upended 1-0 At UNCWNo. 3 North Carolina was upended 1-0 at UNCW on Friday at UNCW Soccer Stadium. UNCW (3-0) scored the only goal of the match in the 27th minute. David Lozano delivered a corner that Hjalmar Ekdal put a head on for his second goal of the young season. UNC (2-1) had its six-match unbeaten streak snapped that began in the NCAA postseason run of 2016. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Soccer Prepares For Auburn & UNCWThe University of North Carolina women's soccer team returns to the pitch this weekend for a pair of games in the Duke Nike Classic in Durham, N.C. Both games will be played at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. on the Duke University campus. The Tar Heels meet the Auburn Tigers Friday at 5 p.m. and the UNCW Seahawks Sunday at 11 a.m. (GoHeels.com)
High-Flying UNC Men's Soccer To Visit UNCW On FridayNo. 4 North Carolina hits the road to face UNCW on Friday night at 7 p.m., from UNCW Soccer Stadium. Both clubs enter the match with identical 2-0 records after registering a pair of victories last weekend to open the 2017 season. This is the fifth year in a row the two in-state rivals have squared off going back to 2013. The Tar Heels have won the last two meetings. (GoHeels.com)
There's no place like home for UNC men's soccer's Jeremy Kelly, Alex RoseThe UNC men's soccer team swept its opening weekend with a massive 6-1 blowout victory over Rutgers on Sunday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. The Tar Heels' new “home” field is far from their historic home at Fetzer Field, which is closed for a renovation project. But for Jeremy Kelly and Alex Rose, home may not have been so far away after all. (Daily Tar Heel)
Jelani Pieters Named ACC Men's Soccer Co-Offensive Player Of The WeekNorth Carolina's Jelani Pieters and Wake Forest's Brandon Servania have been named ACC Men's Soccer Co-Offensive Players of the Week, while Boston College's Younes Boudadi was tabbed as Defensive Player of the Week. Pieters scored three goals and assisted on another goal during a weekend sweep of No. 12 Providence and Rutgers to open the 2017 season. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Bombards Rutgers, 6-1A pair of goals for Jelani Pieters led the Tar Heels' offensive barrage as 4th-ranked North Carolina men's soccer defeated Rutgers 6-1 on Sunday, August 27, 2017
Pieters Headlines Six Goal Output In UNC Men's Soccer Win Over RutgersJelani Pieters scored twice and assisted on another goal in helping lead No. 4 North Carolina to a 6-1 victory over Rutgers on Sunday night from WakeMed Soccer Park. Pieters was active early in the final third for the Tar Heels. A brilliant move by the Oswego, Illinois, native ended up with Pieters getting dragged down inside the box to draw a penalty. (GoHeels.com)
Otto's Hat Trick Powers UNC Women's Soccer To Victory Over USFFreshman Taylor Otto recorded the Tar Heels' first hat trick in four years and freshman Alessia Russo scored the game-winner as the fourth-ranked UNC women's soccer team knocked South Florida from the ranks of the unbeaten by a 4-2 score Sunday at Corbett Stadium. In the process, the Tar Heels bounced back from a 2-1 overtime loss at UCF Friday and improved to 2-1. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Soccer Falls In Double Overtime At UCF 2-1Christine Creighton scored in the 105th minute to lift UCF to a 2-1 victory over fourth-ranked North Carolina in women's soccer Friday at the UCF Soccer and Track Complex. UCF improved to 2-1 on the season while the Tar Heels fell to 1-1, playing their second overtime contest in two games this season. The Knights are now 1-17-4 against North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)
Scoring Barrage Lifts Carolina Men's Soccer Over ProvidenceA pair of goals in each half lifted No. 4 North Carolina to a thrilling 4-2 victory over 12th-ranked Providence on Friday in the season opener for both teams from Rudd Field. Carolina (1-0) struck first in the 15th minute with John Nelson scoring on his first career shot with the Tar Heels. Cam Lindley made it 2-0 Tar Heels in the 33rd minute. James Pyle made two saves in the win. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Takes Down Providence to Open 2017The 4th-ranked North Carolina men's soccer team won a rematch of last season's Elite 8 showdown, topping the 12th-ranked Providence Friars 4-2 on August 25, 2017.
Brothers, UNC athletes Robert and Jeremy Kelly give a new meaning to what "Carolina Family" meansFor Robert and Jeremy Kelly — brothers who are now both UNC student-athletes — it shines through in their experiences they’ve had in the context of sports, family and friendship. It’s evident in their always-evolving rivalry that started in childhood, and it’s never faded in their support for and reliance on one another. (Daily Tar Heel)
Cam Lindley's Back For Another Title RunWhen Cam Lindley committed to the North Carolina men's soccer team as a high school sophomore, nearly three years stood between him and his arrival in Chapel Hill. But until he finally stepped foot on campus as a freshman last year, Lindley, the No. 1 recruit in the Class of 2016 according to College Soccer News, said he never anticipated playing for the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)
Season preview: Lindley hopes to lead UNC men's soccer to postseason redemptionA missed chance will drive the UNC men's soccer team this season. After a second consecutive ACC Coastal Division title, UNC made it to the College Cup in 2016 but fell short of advancing to the NCAA Title game after a nail-biting penalty kick loss to Stanford. This season, a recruiting class that comes in at No. 2 in the nation adds some fuel to the fire. (Daily Tar Heel)