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Campbell, George, McCrary Named to All-South Region Soccer TeamNorth Carolina men’s soccer seniors Jonathan Campbell, Raby George and Jordan McCrary were named to the 2015 NSCAA Division I All-South Region Teams. Campbell and George landed on the first team, while McCrary earned third-team honors. Campbell, a first team All-ACC selection from Greensboro, N.C., garnered his second career all-region selection. (GoHeels.com)
Paige Nielsen Named First-Team Senior All-AmericaUNC senior defender Paige Nielsen was among 10 finalists for the 2015 Senior CLASS Award and was named first-team Senior All-America by the Senior CLASS Award Committee. To be eligible for the award, a student-athlete must be classified as a senior and have notable achievements in four areas of excellence: classroom, community, character and competition. (GoHeels.com)
Jonathan Campbell Named MAC Hermann Trophy SemifinalistUNC senior defender Jonathan Campbell has been named a semifinalist for the 2015 MAC Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious award in college soccer. Campbell, a first team All-ACC selection, is one of the top defenders in college soccer. Serving as the Tar Heel team captain in 2015, Campbell guided UNC to the NCAA Round of 16 for the third time in his four seasons. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Falls to Creighton In NCAA Third RoundNinth-ranked Creighton capitalized on a deflected clearing pass in the 38th minute of the game to score the goal it needed to defeat fourth-ranked North Carolina 1-0 Saturday at Fetzer Field in the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament third round. North Carolina saw its season end with only its second loss of the campaign. Carolina’s final record for 2015 is 15-2-3. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina Soccer Tops Coastal In NCAA 2nd RoundNo. 4 North Carolina scored early and never let up in its 2-1 win over Coastal Carolina Sunday night at Fetzer Field in the second round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Championship. The fifth-seeded Tar Heels advance to the third round for the seventh time in the last eighth years, and will face No. 12 seed Creighton next Saturday at 7 p.m. in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Advances Past Coastal Carolina in NCAATTucker Hume scored the game's first goal and assisted on another to lead the Tar Heels to a 2-1 victory over Coastal Carolina in the 2nd round of the NCAA Tournament on November 22, 2015.
UNC Women's Soccer Falls To Texas A&M In NCAA Second RoundThe #21 Texas A&M women’s soccer team defeated #8 North Carolina in the second round of the NCAA Tournament Friday at Historic Riggs Field by a 1-0 score. The Tar Heels saw their season end at 15-5-1 while Texas A&M advances to the third round with a record of 17-6-1. The two teams played in the NCAA Tournament four times previously but the fifth time was the charm for the Aggies. (GoHeels.com)
Raby George: ‘An iron gate’ for UNC men's soccerGrowing up with a family of soccer players drove Raby George to fall in love with the game early on. Both of his parents played, and George’s twin sisters and 6-year-old brother also play. Even though he is separated from his family by an ocean and a substantial time difference, George said his family’s support has never waned. (Daily Tar Heel)
Bubba Cunningham Details New Athletic Facility PlansUNC football got some big news on Wednesday, as Bubba Cunningham presented a proposal to the Board of Trustees finance and facilities committee to develop plans for an indoor practice facility on campus. The Board of Governors gave the plan funding authority two weeks ago; the entire cost, which is unknown at this point, will be provided by private fundraising from The Rams Club. (GoHeels.com)
Mia Hamm speaks about journey as athleteMia Hamm matured quickly. The Hall of Fame soccer player did household chores at age eight and graduated high school in just three years. She then attended the University of North Carolina on a full scholarship while her family lived across the world in Italy. Hamm said she didn’t have time for petty concerns. But one thing always bothered her: when people wore her cleats. (Daily Texan)
Jordan McCrary Brings Championship Experience To UNC Men's SoccerJordan McCrary came into Carolina as a five-star recruit, previously starting for the U.S. U15 and U18 squads. The defender was named to the ACC All-Freshman Team, starting every game he played in. Being used to playing the toughest competition on the biggest stage, he viewed winning as something you were supposed to do at Carolina. (GoHeels.com)
Meet Katie Bowen: UNC's New Zealand TreasureFor Katie Bowen, it’s not winning a national championship, having the opportunity to play professionally or even playing for the New Zealand national team on the world’s greatest soccer stage that she cherishes most about the past four years. For the senior midfielder, it's the friendships and it's the family that she has gained in her time at UNC that she will value above any great achievement made on the pitch. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Womens' Soccer Douses Flames In NCAA First RoundEighth-ranked UNC exploded for three second half goals to defeat Liberty 3-0 in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament First Round at Fetzer Field. Playing with a depleted roster, the Tar Heels struggled in the first half putting shots on frame, but 10 of their 14 second shots were on target and Jessie Scarpa, Megan Buckingham and Alexa Newfield found the back of the net. (GoHeels.com)
From walk-on to starter in one game, women's soccer player Hanna Gardner makes a name for herselfTo play for the North Carolina women’s soccer team, a player has to be more than just talented. Once they reach this level of competition, every player is good at soccer.There needs to be something special that separates them from everyone else. For redshirt junior defender Hanna Gardner, her confidence is impossible to miss. (Daily Tar Heel)