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Stanford Advances Past UNC Into NCAA Men's Soccer Final On PKsStanford advanced past North Carolina on penalty kicks, 10-9, in a classic NCAA Tournament semifinal match at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night. Stanford made all 10 of its penalty kick attempts and advanced when the attempt by UNC's Alex Comsia sailed high over the goal. The Cardinal advances to face Wake Forest on Sunday for the NCAA title. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer - This Is Who We AreUNC's 2016 storybook season came to an end at the College Cup, but the journey was full of memories and "Sweet Lovin". Thank you to Soccer Social for the airport dancing footage.
Men's Soccer in Final Four headlines big NCAA FridayNeed more Tar Heel sports action in your life? You can watch two North Carolina teams compete in advanced stages of the NCAA tournament on Friday night. The UNC Men's Soccer team and UNC's women's volleyball team both look to keep their tournament runs alive Friday in primetime. Both games are on ESPNU. (Carolina Blue)
Alex Comsia Named NCAA Elite 90 Award WinnerUNC sophomore defender Alex Comsia has been named the NCAA Elite 90 Award winner for men's soccer for the 2016-17 school year. The award, presented at the NCAA Men's Soccer Championship banquet Thursday evening in Houston, recognizes the student-athlete with the highest cumulative grade point average competing at each championship site (GoHeels.com)
Abby Elinsky: A Love Never LostThe UNC Women's Soccer team would play two more games without Abby. She remained in Cleveland with her family, spending many mornings paddle boarding out on the lake behind her house. It was her place to be alone. It was how she began to process the tragedy. When the girls found out the date of the funeral, they immediately began looking up flights. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer To Meet Stanford In National SemifinalNorth Carolina and Stanford will face off in the second national semifinal match on Friday at the 2016 NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup in Houston, Texas. Kickoff is scheduled for 8:45 p.m. ET on ESPNU and the WatchESPN app. No. 9 seed North Carolina (14-3-3) reached the College Cup with a thrilling 1-0 double overtime victory over Providence this past Friday. (GoHeels.com)
Crystal Dunn, Tobin Heath Finalists For U.S. Soccer Female Player of the YearU.S. Soccer has announced the five nominees for the 2016 U.S. Soccer Female Player of the Year. This year’s field features Crystal Dunn, Alex Morgan, Tobin Heath, Carli Lloyd, and Becky Sauerbrunn. Dunn added 14 goals, recorded eight assists and played in all 25 matches to conclude her best year with the WNT. Heath also turned in an impressive 2016. (U.S. Soccer)
Video: Overtime Golden Goal sends UNC to College CupThe Tar Heels are back in the Final Four. North Carolina needed overtime and a sweet Drew Murphy goal from outside the box to advance to the College Cup. This will be UNC's seventh College Cup. The Tar Heels have won championships in 2001 and 2011. (Carolina Blue)
UNC Headed To Men’s Soccer College CupDrew Murphy’s goal in the 102nd minute sent 9th-seeded North Carolina past Providence, 1-0, and into the 2016 NCAA Men’s Soccer College Cup. UNCreaches the College Cup for the seventh time in program history, and first since winning the national championship in 2011. The Tar Heels will face either Louisville or Stanford on Friday in Houston on ESPNU. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Soccer Falls To West Virginia In NCAA SemifinalThe sixth-ranked UNC women’s soccer team saw its storybook season come to an end Friday as the Tar Heels fell to consensus #1 West Virginia 1-0 in the NCAA semifinal in San Jose, Calif. The Mountaineers claimed the victory on an unassisted goal by Michaela Abam at 73:46 of the game, the first goal surrendered by the Tar Heels since November 4. (GoHeels.com)
Three Tar Heels Named All-Southeast Region In Women's SoccerThree members of the University of North Carolina's sixth-ranked women's soccer team were named Friday to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America Division I Women's All-Southeast Region Team. Freshman forward Bridgette Andrzejewski of Lutherville, Md., was tapped for the first team. She is Carolina's leading scorer. (GoHeels.com)
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 women's soccer closes in on its first NCAA title since 2012The North Carolina women’s soccer team will compete in its 27th College Cup this weekend, but the 2016 Tar Heels have taken a wildly different path than in years past. While UNC teams are normally dominant, this team has had to battle for every result. Now, the Tar Heels are trying to complete the ultimate turnaround. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Women's Soccer Heads To San Jose In Search Of TitleThe UNC women’s soccer team returns to the pitch on Friday to meet the top-ranked West Virginia Mountaineers in the semifinal round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament (preview video). The match is at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) and will be played at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, Calif. The game will be televised on ESPNU with streaming on ESPN3 and WatchESPN. (GoHeels.com)
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)