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Josh Rice has overcome many obstacles in UNC soccer career

On Sept. 28, with a 26th-minute goal against Wake Forest, all of Josh Rice’s hard work finally paid off. It wasn’t a game-winning goal or even a goal in the final minutes to salvage the UNC men’s soccer game. However, to redshirt senior Rice, it was everything. It represented a culmination of perseverance and a relentless dedication to overcoming a laundry list of obstacles. (Daily Tar Heel)

Crystal Dunn Scores Twice As Tar Heels Blank Wolfpack 3-0

Crystal Dunn scored a pair of goals and Amber Munerlyn had a goal and an assist as fourth-ranked North Carolina beat NC State 3-0 in women's soccer action Thursday night at rainy Fetzer Field. With six regular-season games remaining plus the ACC Tournament, UNC has already exceeded its win total from a year ago. (GoHeels.com)

Dunn and Ohai: Carrying The Weight

It's easy to see why Anson Dorrance may not want to have each player compare herself to the likes of previous generations which include names like Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, and Heather O'Reilly, to name just a few. Who can compare? Perhaps All-American seniors Kealia Ohai and Crystal Dunn might fit the mold. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Soccer Drops Overtime Decision To Clemson

No. 6 North Carolina dropped a 2-1 overtime decision to No. 17 Clemson Tuesday night at Fetzer Field. Clemson scored just 1:38 into overtime on a finish from the left side by Ara Amirkhanian. North Carolina (3-2-5, 0-1-5 ACC) came up on the wrong end of an overtime decision for the first time this season and just the fourth time in the last six years. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Soccer's ACC Win Streak Continues, Beating Maryland 3-1

Sixth-ranked North Carolina came off a 10-day hiatus from action and gave up an early goal but rallied past Maryland 3-1 in women's soccer action Sunday at Fetzer Field. UNC surrendered a goal in just 17 seconds, the second fastest goal ever given up by a Carolina team, but tallies by Summer Green, Kealia Ohai and Satara Murray rallied the Tar Heels past the Terps. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Soccer Draws 0-0 With Duke

No. 6 North Carolina extended its unbeaten streak to eight matches against Duke with a 0-0 draw Friday night at Fetzer Field. UNC (3-1-5, 0-0-5 ACC) held a 20-6 shot advantage in the 110-minute match, but could not find the back of the net against its long-standing rivals from Durham. (GoHeels.com)

Kealia Ohai more than just a national champion

Kealia Ohai won four Utah 5A state championships, scored 126 high school goals and has scored 34 goals with 23 assists so far at UNC. Her numbers are impressive, even more so when you consider how she’s done it — with one eye. “I’m blind in my right eye,” said Ohai, describing her condition with the same nonchalance she might use to describe the color of her shoes. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Women's Soccer: Team. Fun. Love. Family.

Team. Fun. Love. Family. That's the tagline behind Carolina women's soccer. The team's YouTube channel gives fans a behind-the-scenes look at why that motto is so appropriate. Brittani Bartok is the face behind the camera and the one who almost didn't come. When she opened a UNC women's soccer Twitter account her sophomore year, her goal was to dispel the misconceptions. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Soccer: Fit To Be Tied

UNC's men's soccer team played seven games in the month of September and came away with a single win in regulation. It's not that Tar Heels fared poorly; they were the nation's top-ranked team in at least one poll entering the final week of the month. Carolina has played an unusually high amount of overtime games, having drawn with all four ACC opponents they've faced so far in 2013. (GoHeels.com)

Checking in with Crystal Dunn

North Carolina senior midfielder Crystal Dunn will be serving a dual role here in a couple weeks as she has been named to the U.S. Women’s National Team. From Oct. 15-30, Dunn will be playing for the Red, White and Blue. And Dunn says she is honored to be playing for her country, but she tries to take it all in stride. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heel Men's Soccer Draws 1-1 At Wake Forest

No. 1 North Carolina finished in a 1-1 draw at No. 24 Wake Forest on Saturday night at Spry Stadium. A regular-season record crowd took in tonight's battle between two of the premier soccer programs in the nation. North Carolina received a first-half goal by senior Josh Rice and that appeared to hold up until Wake Forest scored a goal in the 89th minute to send the match past regulation. (GoHeels.com)

#6 Tar Heel Women's Soccer Downs Pittsburgh 1-0

Sixth-ranked North Carolina outshot Pittsburgh 34-4 Thursday night en route to a 1-0 victory over Pittsburgh at Ambrose Urbanic Field. The Tar Heels won their second straight and stayed in the race for the ACC regular-season championship by improving to 3-2 in the league and 9-2 overall. The difference proved to be a goal by UNC sophomore Paige Nielsen (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Soccer Falls To William & Mary 1-0

The No. 1-ranked North Carolina men's soccer team fell 1-0 to William & Mary Tuesday night from Fetzer Field. William & Mary (4-2-1) scored at the 72:48 mark on a goal from Jackson Eskay that stood up as the game winner for the Tribe, who has now defeated two teams ranked No. 1 in the country this season. (GoHeels.com)

Crystal Dunn’s Hat Trick Sends Tar Heels Past Hurricanes

Crystal Dunn notched the first hat trick of her career as the No. 5 North Carolina women's soccer team ended its two-match losing streak by defeating Miami 4-0 at Cobb Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 8-2 on the season and 2-2 in the ACC with the victory. Dunn's hat trick was the first by a UNC player since October 28, 2010. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 UNC Men's Soccer Draws At Virginia Tech

No. 1 North Carolina finished in a 0-0 draw at Virginia Tech Friday night from Thompson Field. North Carolina (3-0-3, 0-0-3 ACC) went to overtime for the fifth time in six matches this season, but ended in a scoreless draw for the first time in 2013. The Tar Heels had two really good chances to win the match in extra time, one coming in each of the overtime sessions. (GoHeels.com)

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