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UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance covets culture over championships

It’s a numbers game. At least, that’s how he gets you in the door — one propped open by any of the dozens of trophies littering the floor of the McCaskill Soccer Center. But you’re here for the 22 other trophies, so many they’re practically spilling out of their display case. And you’re here for Anson Dorrance, the coach with more wins than anyone else in college soccer. (Daily Tar Heel)

Former Tar Heel Soccer Standout Matt Hedges Wins MLS Defender of the Year

FC Dallas standout Matt Hedges was named the MLS Defender of the Year on Friday. Drafted by Dallas with the No. 11 pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, Hedges spent his senior season at UNC after playing his first three years at Butler. As a Tar Heel, he helped lead UNC to an NCAA Championship in 2011–on the way to being named a First Team All-American. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC's Annie Kingman plays through the pain

Annie Kingman walks onto the field and begins to stretch, but the rest of the North Carolina women’s soccer team won’t be there for another 45 minutes. It’s been her routine all season — a habit born not of choice, but necessity. (Daily Tar Heel)

I'm A Tar Heel: Nick Williams

It has been an indescribable honor and pleasure to represent our wonderful university over the past four years on Fetzer Field. It's with a heavy heart that I have to leave such a caring and supportive community. One thing is for certain though, the legacy of a Tar Heel fan can never be challenged, and I am proud to add to that legacy for the rest of my life. (GoHeels.com)

Cam Lindley Named ACC Men's Soccer Freshman Of The Year

Led by ACC Freshman of the Year award winner Cam Lindley, North Carolina placed a league-high six players on the 2016 All-ACC Men’s Soccer Teams. A midfielder from Carmel, Indiana, Lindley has helped orchestrate a Tar Heel team that leads the league with 1.94 goals per game and is third in country with a 0.45 goals against average. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Soccer Falls to Florida State on Penalty Kicks

The sixth-seeded Florida State Seminoles left MUSC Health Stadium with the Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Championship title for the fourth consecutive year and the fifth time in six seasons, outlasting fourth-seeded North Carolina, 4-3, on penalty kicks after the teams battled to a scoreless draw through regulation and two overtimes. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Soccer Tripped Up By BC In ACC Quarterfinals

North Carolina was upended by Boston College, 1-0, in the quarterfinals of the ACC Men’s Soccer Championship on Sunday at Fetzer Field. Zeiko Lewis scored on a shot that was severely deflected off a Tar Heel defender in the 58th minute that held up for the game winner. It was Lewis’ sixth goal of the season, and third in two postseason ACC matches. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Soccer Downs Irish 2-1 With Goal In 86th Minute

The UNC women’s soccer team will advance to the ACC Tournament championship game for the first time since 2009 after defeating top-seeded (#6 nationally) Notre Dame Friday 2-1 in the 2016 ACC Tournament semifinals. Annie Kingman scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute of play to lift the Tar Heels past its third Top 10 opponent in nine days. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Student-Athletes Host Heeloween At Hospital

UNC student-athletes took Halloween cheer to UNC Children’s Hospital Monday for their annual Heeloween Party. Approximately 60 costumed Tar Heels participated throughout, helping to decorate the Pediatric Play Atrium and then host the party for young patients. Student-athletes also took patients trick-or-treating around the hospital. (GoHeels.com)

Q&A with UNC women’s soccer coach Anson Dorrance

The No. 10 UNC women’s soccer team takes on No. 6 Notre Dame in the ACC Tournament semifinal Friday. The matchup will be a chance for the Tar Heels to continue their season turnaround. Assistant Sports Editor Jeremy Vernon sat down with Coach Anson Dorrance to discuss the team’s revival, his thoughts on its progress and the upcoming game against the Fighting Irish. (Daily Tar Heel)

Bridgette Andrzejewski Named ACC Women's Soccer Freshman of the Year

UNC's Bridgette Andrzejewski is the ACC women's soccer freshman of the year as announced Thursday. Andrzejewski is tied for eighth among ACC scorers with 19 points while leading the Tar Heels in both goals and points. She is the second Tar Heel in three years to be named the league's freshman of the year. Megan Buckingham won the award in 2014. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Soccer Sweeps ACC Player of the Week Honors

Following wins over No. 8/5 Florida State and No. 7/9 Virginia, North Carolina sweeps the final weekly awards of the season as freshman forward Madison Schultz is this week’s Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week and senior defender Hanna Gardner is the Defensive Player of the Week. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Soccer Teams Riding High Entering Postseason

Both the UNC men’s and women’s teams are currently in a great position to challenge for championship glory. Ranked No. 3 in the country, the Tar Heel men earned the top seed for the ACC Tournament. The No. 11 Tar Heel women got their postseason off to a flying start with a 3-0 win over No. 12 Virginia in their ACC Quarterfinal match on Sunday. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Women's Soccer Blanks Virginia In ACC Quarterfinals

For the second time in four days the University of North Carolina women’s soccer team knocked off a Top 10-ranked team in shutout fashion as the Tar Heels beat #7 Virginia Sunday afternoon 3-0 at Fetzer Field in the 2016 ACC Tournament quarterfinals. Goals by Madison Schultz, Sarah Ashley Firstenberg and Morgan Goff were the difference. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Earns Top Seed At ACC Men's Soccer Championship

North Carolina and Wake Forest hold the top two seeds for the ACC Men’s Soccer Championship, set to begin Wednesday, Nov. 2. Top-seeded UNC, ranked No. 3 in the country, earned the Coastal Division title with 17 points and will host a quarterfinal match against the winner of No. 9 Virginia Tech and No. 8 Boston College. (GoHeels.com)

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