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Fifteen Years Before Women Appeared On FIFA ’16, There Was Mia Hamm Soccer 64FIFA '16 is far from the first women's soccer video game to hit the market. In 2000, the now-defunct publisher South Peak Interactive released Mia Hamm Soccer 64 for Nintendo 64. It was the first game to feature female athletes exclusively, without a single male player in the game. The game was released specifically in American markets, and sold a relatively high 42,886 copies. (VICE Sports)
UNC Women's Soccer Downs Syracuse 3-1 To Remain UnbeatenThe UNC women’s soccer team cashed in one some tremendous passing combinations Thursday night to score three goals and beat Syracuse 3-1 in ACC action at rain-soaked Fetzer Field. Three different Tar Heels recorded goals in the game and six different players registered assists. With the win, UNC improves to 9-0-1 on the season and 2-0-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Highlights - UNC Women's Soccer Cruises Past Syracuse 3-1The second-ranked Tar Heels jumped out to an early lead and never looked back, topping the visiting Syracuse Orange 3-1 on September 24th, 2015.
UNC has three teams ranked in the top 3 playing this weekendThe field hockey and men’s and women’s soccer teams are all ranked in the top three in the country, and each has the chance to add another championship to its resume. The men’s soccer team, responsible for two of UNC’s national titles, jumped to No. 2 in the country on Tuesday. Even when facing one of its toughest opponents of the season in then-No. 2 Notre Dame, the Tar Heels looked the part of a championship-caliber team during Friday’s 4-2 win. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Alumnae Discuss #CarolinaChaosUNC Women's Soccer Alumnae Jessica McDonald, Kealia Ohai, and Meghan Klingenberg tell a couple of their favorite #CarolinaChaos Stories
Crystal Dunn Voted NWSL Player of the YearWashington Spirit forward Crystal Dunn was voted the National Women's Soccer League Most Valuable Player for the 2015 NWSL season, the league announced Wednesday. Dunn, 23, becomes the youngest player to win the award - ahead of 2014 MVP Kim Little (who was 24 at the time) and 2013 MVP Lauren Holiday (who was 25). (GoHeels.com)
I'm A Tar Heel: Raby GeorgeRaby George: "Thank you for making Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina feel like home. Three years ago I made the decision to leave my family and friends back in Sweden to start a journey in a land far away. UNC has a reputation, around the world, of being excellent academically and athletically, but that is all I knew until I landed here on July 21, 2012." (GoHeels.com)
Versatile Crystal Dunn Makes Impact With USWNTNot every playoff game is a win-or-go-home scenario. Sometimes they send you to Detroit when your season ends. That's a reward, by the way. As far as Crystal Dunn was concerned, Detroit was a more welcome destination in the aftermath of her team's loss this past weekend than the French Riviera or Rio de Janeiro. Although, she may yet earn a trip to that last destination. (ESPN.com)
Storm, Winn Named ACC Men's Soccer Players Of The WeekNorth Carolina’s Alan Winn shared ACC Men’s Soccer Offensive Players of the Week honors, while teammate Colton Storm was named the Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday. Winn, a sophomore forward from Garland, Texas, scored two second-half goals, including the game winner, in the 4-2 victory over second-ranked Notre Dame last Friday in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Hume's Blast Beats North Florida 2-1Tucker Hume's blast in the 82nd minute cemented the Tar Heels' 2-1 victory over North Florida in men's soccer on Monday.
Tucker Hume Pushes Tar Heels Past North FloridaNorth Carolina scored twice in the second half to beat the University of North Florida 2-1 at Fetzer Field Monday night. It took until the 50th minute for the Tar Heels (6-0-1) to break through. Raby George found Alan Winn on the right side, who connected on a tight cross with Omar Holness to push Carolina up 1-0. The goal is Holness’s first of the season. (GoHeels.com)
#3 UNC Women's Soccer Outlasts #9 Virginia Tech 2-1In a match where scoring opportunities were hard to come by the third-ranked UNC women’s soccer team defeated ninth-ranked Virginia Tech 2-1 Saturday at Thompson Field. The Tar Heels were limited to just two shots in the second half by Virginia Tech but it was Katie Bowen’s goal in the 61st minute which lifted the Tar Heels to the victory over the Hokies. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Highlights vs. Notre DameAlan Winn scored two goals in the second half as the no. 3 North Carolina men's soccer team defeated no. 2 Notre Dame 4-2 in Chapel Hill.
UNC Men's Soccer Beats Notre Dame for Program's 700th WinA goal and two assists from Colton Storm pushed No. 3 North Carolina (5-0-1) past No. 2 Notre Dame (4-2-1) in a 4-2 victory at Fetzer Field Friday afternoon. This marked the 700th win in program history. “Probably the most important thing, I really want to thank the crowd for coming out. They were awesome, I think they’re really inspiring to our players," said UNC coach Carlos Somoano. (GoHeels.com)
How getting cut from the World Cup made Crystal Dunn the U.S.'s next big starCrystal Dunn wishes she could sing or dance backup for Beyonce. Who doesn’t? But the background doesn’t particularly suit the Washington Spirit striker. She can often be found goofing off or cracking up a teammate. She wears oversized sunglasses while riding a stationary bike on the sideline at practice. (USA Today)