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UNC Women's Soccer Seeks Title No. 23Those who saw the Heels struggle in the preseason and get battered with shots by Duke early in the season and then lose back-to-back games to USC and NC State wouldn’t have put very good odds on UNC making it to their first College Cup since 2012. But the ACC powerhouse improved by leaps and bounds late in the season. (Hero Sports)
UNC Men's Soccer Hosts Providence Friday With College Cup On The LineNo. 9 seed North Carolina faces Providence on Friday with the winner advancing to the 2016 College Cup in Houston, Texas. Kick off from Fetzer Field in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship quarterfinal is 7 p.m. The Tar Heels advanced to the quarterfinals with a 1-0 victory at No. 8 seed Syracuse on Sunday, while Providence defeated Creighton, 2-1, last Saturday. (GoHeels.com)
Returning to the field helps UNC's Abby Elinsky begin to heal after brother's deathWhen No. 2 North Carolina plays No. 1 South Carolina in an NCAA tournament quarterfinal Friday, Abby Elinsky likely will be in the starting lineup as a forward for the most successful program in the history of the sport. It is one a moment she has lived for, so much of 20 years invested in reaching it. And until Oct. 2, that made all the sense in the world to her. (ESPN.com)
Video: Lindsey Harris - UNC's Jedi, Carolina's KeeperWith 46 saves and two Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player Of The Week Awards, find out more about North Carolina senior keeper Lindsey Harris.
Lindsey Harris saves the day for UNC women's soccerIn the North Carolina women’s soccer team’s 1-0 win over South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals Friday, redshirt senior goalkeeper Lindsey Harris broke the UNC record for saves in a season, finishing the game with 91 on the year. But it was the 89th that garnered the most attention. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Men's Soccer Headed to NCAA QuarterfinalsFreshmen Jeremy Kelly and Cam Lindley combined on a goal in the 32nd minute to give ninth-seeded Carolina a 1-0 victory over eighth-seeded Syracuse (12-4-4) in the third round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The victory gives the Tar Heels their seventh quarterfinal appearance in the last nine years and 11th appearance in program history. (GoHeels.com)
UNC men's soccer boots Syracuse out of NCAA TournamentJeremy Kelly's first-half goal stood up as the difference as North Carolina beat Syracuse 1-0 in a NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 soccer game on Sunday at Onondaga Community College. No. 8 Syracuse, a tournament semifinalist last year, finished 12-4-4. The No. 9-seeded Tar Heels (13-3-3) advance to the tournament quarterfinals, where they will take on Providence. (Syracuse.com)
College Women's Soccer: Carolina's Schultz shows off magic touchFreshman sub Madison Schultz's fifth game-winning goal in the past eight games was enough to lift North Carolina past No. 1 seed South Carolina, 1-0, before 2,507 fans at Stone Stadium and send the Tar Heels to the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament for the 27th time in 35 trips to the postseason. (Soccer America)
UNC Women's Soccer Advances To Final FourNorth Carolina women's soccer has advanced to its first Final Four since 2012 as the Tar Heels upended top-seeded South Carolina 1-0 in the NCAA quarterfinals Friday night at Eugene E. Stone, III, Stadium in Columbia, S.C. Madison Schultz scored the game-winning goal in the first half and Lindsey Harris saved a penalty kick in the second half. (GoHeels.com)
Nico Melo Named On TDS National Team Of The WeekNico Melo, a senior midfielder at UNC, was the runner-up for the TopDrawerSoccer Men’s Soccer Player of the Week honors after his outstanding performance last weekend in the 3-2 double overtime victory over FGCU. The Kissimmee, Florida, native tied an NCAA Championship program record with three assists, equaling the mark set by Matt Crawford in 2002. (GoHeels.com)
Three Tar Heels Earn Academic All-America HonorsThree members of the UNC men’s soccer team have earned 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, recognizing achievement in the classroom and on the field. Junior David October was named to the first team and sophomores Nils Bruening and Alex Comsia were named to the third team, announced Tuesday by College Sports Information Directors of America. (GoHeels.com)
Finding Healing On The Soccer FieldHudson Owens gets this love of sports from his dad. Whether it was watching a game on television or attending Saturday afternoon youth soccer games, sports always connected the two. When his father passed away from cancer last spring, that connection fueled the student to bring to Carolina what his dad once gave to him: a love for soccer. (GoHeels.com)
Hume's Golden Goal Lifts UNC Men's Soccer Past FGCUTucker Hume's driving header in the 105th minute lifted ninth-seeded North Carolina past FGCU, 3-2, Sunday at Fetzer Field. Hume's goal, his second of the game, sent the Tar Heels into the final 16 of the NCAA Championship for the 16th time in program history. UNC, will face ACC rival Syracuse for a spot in the national quarterfinals next Sunday at 2 p.m. (GoHeels.com)
No. 6 UNC Women's Soccer Advances to NCAA QuarterfinalsSophomore midfielder Dorian Bailey scored on a long distance shot in the 71st minute as sixth-ranked North Carolina advanced past 12th-ranked Clemson in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship third round on Sunday. It was a hard-fought defensive battle with UNC holding an 11-10 edge in shots and Clemson holding a 3-1 edge in corner kicks. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Advance to NCAA Women’s Soccer Sweet 16 With Win Over KansasThe UNC women’s soccer team kept its season alive on Friday with a 2-0 win over Kansas in NCAA Tournament Second Round action at Fetzer Field. Seeking to end the longest national title drought in program history–a span of three years–the No. 2-seeded Tar Heels locked down defensively while receiving goals from Madison Schultz and Maya Worth. (Chapelboro.com)