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Paige Nielsen Tapped As Finalist For Senior CLASS AwardTen NCAA women’s soccer student-athletes were selected as finalists Monday for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award in collegiate soccer. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as an NCAA Division I senior and have notable achievements in community, classroom, character and competition. Among the 10 women finalists is UNC senior Paige Nielsen. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women’s soccer team eyes postseason playComing off its first win in four games, the UNC women’s soccer team was hunting for another win for its seniors. The No. 9 Tar Heels honored their seniors — Bryane Heaberlin, Summer Green, Katie Bowen, Paige Nielsen and Alexa Newfield — with a flower ceremony before Sunday’s 1-0 win over the No. 6 Clemson Tigers. But Coach Anson Dorrance said the flowers were more than just a formality. (Daily Tar Heel)
#9 UNC Women's Soccer Prevails vs. #6 ClemsonThe UNC women’s soccer team won a defensive battle against Clemson 1-0 Sunday afternoon at Fetzer Field, allowing the Tar Heels to move into a tie for fourth place in the ACC standings with the Tigers. After losing three straight games, ninth-ranked Carolina had a good home weekend, beating 15th-ranked Notre Dame Thursday 2-1 and sixth-ranked Clemson 1-0 Sunday. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Clinches Coastal DivisionNorth Carolina clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference Coastal Division with a 2-1 victory over Louisville Friday night at Fetzer Field. North Carolina (13-1-1, 6-1-0 ACC) fell behind early in the second half, but received goals from Tucker Hume and Andy Lopez to earn the come-from-behind victory over the Cardinals. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Lori Chalupny - Friend, Teammate and ChampionAs Lori Chalupny prepares to end her international career, she sits down with the only two other active WNT players from their 2002 FIFA Under-19 Women’s World Cup title team to reminisce, reflect on “book-ending” her career with titles in Canada and of course, Heather O’Reilly and Ashlyn Harris have some nice things to say about their long-time teammate.
Video: UNC Women's Soccer's Late Goals Clinch Comeback vs. #15 Notre DameAlexa Newfield and Joanna Boyles each scored late in the second half to lead a 2-1 comeback victory over the #15 Fighting Irish on October 22nd, 2015.
Second Half Heroics By Newfield, Boyles Lift UNC Women's SoccerAlexa Newfield and Joanna Boyles combined to make the key plays in the second half as ninth-ranked North Carolina rallied past 15th-ranked Notre Dame 2-1 in women’s soccer action Thursday night at Fetzer Field. The comeback win halted the Tar Heels’ losing streak at three games and kept them firmly in the picture for a bid to the ACC Tournament. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Serve The Community For Carolina OutreachUNC students were on fall break last Thursday and Friday, giving Tar Heels the chance to rest, catch up on school work and in some cases head home for the weekend. But many student-athletes who stayed in Chapel Hill for practice and competition also spent time helping out in the Chapel Hill community. Take a look at some recent Carolina Outreach outreach activities. (GoHeels.com)
The Lone-Tar Connection“He’s a Texas guy. Texas guys, we just play hard, and that’s what he does,” Carlos Somoano said of Tucker Hume after the forward scored with three seconds left in the first half against North Florida. Somoano has been the Tar Heel men’s soccer head coach since 2011, when he became the second rookie coach in history to win a national championship. (GoHeels.com)
Warren Marshall Leads UNC Men's Soccer To 6-1 Win At CampbellTwo goals from Warren Marshall helped propel No. 5 North Carolina to a 6-1 victory over Campbell Tuesday night. UNC (12-1-1) bounced back from its first loss of the season by scoring a season-high six goals against the Camels, who fall to 5-7 on the season. Carolina wasted no time in getting on the scoreboard in the fifth minute. Tucker Hume drew a foul and a free kick just outside the top of the 18-yard box. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Soccer Dedicates Game To Childhood Cancer AwarenessThe UNC women’s soccer team will add an extra color to its Carolina Blue on Thursday when it hosts a Childhood Cancer Awareness Game on Thursday evening. The Tar Heels take on Notre Dame at 7 p.m. at Fetzer Field and fans are encouraged to add gold or yellow to their blue in support of the cause. Both teams will wear yellow bracelets and fans will receive yellow ribbons when they arrive at the game. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Falls 1-0 At Wake ForestAn early first-half goal by No. 4 Wake Forest was the difference in a 1-0 victory over second-ranked North Carolina Saturday night at a sold-out Spry Stadium.
Jacori Hayes slotted home a ball in the 17th minute to give Wake Forest (10-1-2, 4-0-2 ACC) an early lead. He collected a pass at the top of the box and rang his shot off the right post for a 1-0 advantage over the Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)
10-Year Drought Ends For Duke In 1-0 Win Over UNC Women's SoccerA goal by Imani Dorsey with less than two minutes left in the first half was the difference in the game as the seventh-ranked North Carolina women’s soccer team fell to arch-rival Duke 1-0 at Fetzer Field before a crowd of 4,011. The game marked only the third victory by the Blue Devils in the 41-game history of the series. The Tar Heels now lead the series 37-3-1. (GoHeels.com)
For The Winn: UNC Men's Soccer Downs College of CharlestonAlan Winn’s last-minute heroics pushed No. 2 North Carolina over the College of Charleston 3-2 Tuesday at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels continue their best start in program history and remain one of only three unbeaten teams in Division I. College of Charleston threatened early with strong pressure, but UNC regained possession around the fifth minute to take command of the match. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Tops College of Charleston 3-2Alan Winn scored a pair of goals - including the game winner in the final minute - to help the #2 Tar Heels remain undefeated with a 3-2 win over College of Charleston on October 13th, 2015.