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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)
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)