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#2 Florida State Hands #1 UNC Women's Soccer Second Straight LossA late goal by Florida State’s Berglind Thorvaldsdottir was the difference as second-ranked Florida State defeated top-ranked North Carolina in women’s soccer action Sunday afternoon at the Seminole Soccer Complex. With the 1-0 victory, the Seminoles retain the top spot in the ACC at 5-0-1 while the Tar Heels fall to 4-2-0 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)
Olofson Blasts Game Winning Goal Against SyracuseNo. 2 North Carolina rallied to take down No. 15 Syracuse 2-1 Saturday night at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels (10-0-1, 5-0-0 ACC) battled back from a 1-0 deficit at halftime, the first time UNC has trailed at the half this season. James Pyle recorded a career-high seven saves in the victory, who remain unbeaten in ACC play and extend its unbeaten streak to 15 games. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Downs Syracuse, 2-1Alex Olofson scored the game-winner in the 83rd minute to lead the second-ranked Tar Heels past #15 Syracuse 2-1 on October 10th, 2015.
Hume twins continue their dream on the UNC men’s soccer teamFor identical twins Walker and Tucker Hume, separating has never been an option. Ever since the two UNC men’s soccer players first stepped on the pitch at the age of 4, they’ve never had to. “We always wanted to play together,” Walker said. “It’s a unique opportunity not many people get to experience.” But in their first two years in Chapel Hill, that opportunity has not presented itself. (Daily Tar Heel)
Louisville Scores With Seconds Left In OT To Shock UNC Women's SoccerIn the first ever meeting between North Carolina and Louisville in women’s soccer, the Cardinals scored the most impressive victory of their history beating the top-ranked Tar Heels 2-1 in overtime. The Cardinals capitalized with nine seconds left in the first overtime period to improve to 7-5-1 overall and 3-2 in the ACC. UNC lost for the first time since November 23, 2014. (GoHeels.com)
I'm A Tar Heel: Darcy McFarlaneNot a day goes by that I am not proud to be a Tar Heel, and that I am not thankful for all of your support. Singing Hark the Sound after victories with all of the fans in the stands at Fetzer Field will forever be some of my favorite memories as Tar Heel – so thank you for coming to our games and cheering us on. You are one of the reasons this place is so special! (GoHeels.com)
Wright On The Money In A 3-0 Men's Soccer Win Over UNC-WZach Wright scored a pair of first-half goals to send No. 2 North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over UNCW Tuesday night at Fetzer Field. The win gives the Tar Heels its best start in program history at 9-0-1, and snapped a two-game losing streak to the 18th-ranked Seahawks. The Tar Heels will return to Fetzer on Saturday to take on the Syracuse Orange at 7 p.m. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Blanks #18 UNCW 3-0Zach Wright scored a pair of goals in the first half and Alan Winn added a third late in the second to give the #2 Tar Heels a 3-0 win over #18 UNCW on October 6th, 2015.
Storm, Hume Send #2 UNC Men's Soccer Past PittA pair of late second half goals sent No. 2 North Carolina to a 2-0 victory at Pittsburgh Friday night at Ambrose Urbanic Field. North Carolina (8-0-1, 4-0-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) remained unbeaten on the season with goals from Colton Storm and Tucker Hume, while red-shirt keeper James Pyle earned his fourth shoutout of the season. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Highlights vs. PittsburghA late run from the North Carolina men's soccer team gives the Tar Heels a 2-0 road victory over Pittsburgh Friday night.
UNC women's soccer player Alexa Newfield: Fighting her way throughThere’s an idea in sports, as well as in life, of an ultimate goal — something you build your whole life around in hopes of achieving. This is the summit for most. But to Alexa Newfield, a redshirt senior on the UNC women’s soccer team, the path of her playing career has no end game. No pinnacle. The idea she could lose everything she worked for is exactly what kept her moving forward. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC Women’s and Men’s Soccer Ranked No. 1 and 2 RespectivelyThe undefeated UNC women’s soccer team is now ranked number one in the country, in the latest NCAA poll that came out Tuesday. Carolina knocked off Wake Forest for its latest victory on Sunday, 1-0. They take the field again hosting Boston College on Friday. On the men’s side, the Tar Heels were ranked second, behind only Creighton. UNC knocked off Duke last Saturday. (Chapelboro.com)
Summer Green’s Goal The Difference As Tar Heels Beat Wake 1-0The North Carolina women’s soccer team stayed unbeaten Sunday as the Tar Heels defeated Wake Forest 1-0 on a rainy afternoon at Denny Spry Soccer Stadium. The win improved Carolina to 10-0-1 on the season and 3-0 in the ACC as the Tar Heels stay tied atop the conference standings with Pittsburgh. Wake Forest fell to 4-5-1 overall and 1-2 in the league race. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Defeats Duke 2-1No. 2 North Carolina battled rain and soggy conditions to best Duke 2-1 Saturday night in an ACC men’s soccer match at Fetzer Field. "I’m just so proud to be associated with the University of North Carolina,” said head coach Carlos Somoano. "The amount of people at this university - the administration, staff and fans - that made this game happen tonight and pulled all this together is amazing, and I’m so proud to be a part of it.” (GoHeels.com)
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)