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Four Tar Heels Included On Top Drawer Soccer Midseason Top-100Top Drawer Soccer released its Midseason Top 100 list on Tuesday. Included in the updated rankings are four UNC men's soccer players. Sophomore midfielder Cam Lindley checks in at No. 2 on the list. Senior forward Alan Winn is 18th on the TDS list. Sophomore midfielder Mauricio Pineda comes in No. 46. Senior Zach Wright is the 75th choice on the list. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Men's Soccer Beats Old Dominion in 2 OT ThrillerFreshman Lucas del Rosario scored twice to give No. 4 North Carolina a thrilling 2-1 double overtime comeback victory over Old Dominion on Tuesday night at WakeMed Soccer Park (Highlights). Cam Lindley fed Jeremy Kelly down the right flank and the Chapel Hill native fed del Rosario for the game winner from a tough angle in the 102nd minute. (GoHeels.com)
Early Goals Lift No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer To 4-1 Road Win At BCBridgette Andrzejewski had a brace and Alessia Russo and Jessie Scarpa also scored goals as the University of North Carolina women's soccer team, ranked No. 5 nationally, defeated Boston College 4-1 Saturday at the Newton Lacrosse and Soccer Complex (Highlights). The win was the seventh in a row for UNC, which improved to 11-2 overall and 7-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Men's Soccer Draws With No. 5 LouisvilleNo. 4 North Carolina got a result on the road at fifth-ranked Louisville, settling for a 0-0 double overtime draw on Friday night to add to its ACC Coastal Division leading points total. The scoreless result puts North Carolina (11-2-1, 4-1-1) at 13 points on six matches, three points clear of second place Notre Dame, who sits on 10 points after a 1-0 loss at home to Pitt on Friday. (GoHeels.com)
Touch a Trophy: Celebrating UNC ChampionshipsThe Rams Club is proud to present a unique exhibit of every team National Championship trophy won by Carolina...all in one place! Join us on Saturday, October 14, in the Bell Tower Quad before the football game vs. Virginia to celebrate these championships. The "Touch a Trophy" exhibit opens at 12:30 p.m.,and runs until kickoff of the football game at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Rams Club)
Alessia Russo Named Soccer National Player of the Week by Coaches AssociationSeven student-athletes have received Player of the Week honors from United Soccer Coaches, the association announced Tuesday. At the NCAA Division I level, University of North Carolina freshman forward Alessia Russo (Kent, England) earned this week's honor after scoring three goals in road wins at Miami and No. 15-ranked Wake Forest. (GoHeels.com)
Alessia Russo Scores Twice To Lead No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Past Wake ForestAlessia Russo scored a pair of goals and Samantha Leshnak recorded her fifth solo shutout in six ACC games as the UNC women's soccer team defeated Wake Forest 2-0 Sunday at Dennie W. Spry Soccer Stadium (Highlights). Russo scored her sixth and seventh goals of the season and now has five game-winning goals for Coach Anson Dorrance's fifth-ranked Tar Heels. (GoHeels.com)
No. 2 Wake Forest Defeats No. 4 Tar Heels Men's Soccer 2-1Two of the top programs in men's college soccer squared off Friday as UNC was handed a 2-1 defeat by Wake Forest at WakeMed Soccer Park. The 2-1 decision was the eighth-straight match decided by one point or less in the series between the Tar Heels and the Demon Deacons. UNC and Wake Forest came in as the top two scoring teams in the country. (GoHeels.com)
Three Second-Half Goals Power No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Past MiamiThe fifth-ranked UNC women's soccer team scored three second-half goals to beat the Miami Hurricanes 3-0 Thursday night at Cobb Stadium (Highlights). Freshman Alessia Russo scored her team-leading fourth game-winning goal of the season and Madison Schultz and Bridgette Andrzejewski added insurance goals as Carolina improved to 9-2 and 5-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Men's Soccer Hosts No. 2 Wake Forest On Friday In CaryTwo of the top programs in men's college soccer square off Friday night when No. 4 North Carolina hosts second-ranked Wake Forest at WakeMed Soccer Park beginning at 7 p.m. Both teams reached the 2016 NCAA College Cup and currently lead their respective ACC divisions with 12 points on identical 4-0 records. Admission is free. (GoHeels.com)
Portland Thorns tenacious defender Meghan Klingenberg has championship trophy in her sightsMeghan Klingenberg greeted the media with a bright smile on a recent Tuesday. Her fun-loving personality shone through in that moment, but those who spend more time around Klingenberg know that she is one of the most intense and tenacious competitors around. That side of her personality is the reason why she is no longer allowed to play board games with her family. (The Oregonian)
Cam Lindley excels in playmaking role for No. 4 UNC Men's SoccerWhile a clinical striker is crucial to any team, sometimes not enough attention is given to the midfield playmaker that really makes things tick by creating chances and dictating the tempo. For every Cristiano Ronaldo, there’s a Toni Kroos. For every Harry Kane, there’s a Christian Eriksen. And for No. 4 North Carolina's star forward Alan Winn, there’s Cam Lindley. (Daily Tar Heel)
Pride goalkeeper Ashlyn Harris regaining rhythm after recoveryFor the first time in nearly three months, Ashlyn Harris stepped between the posts of a soccer net. It was Aug. 12, the day Harris returned from a lengthy recovery following a quad injury to lead the Orlando Pride defense once more. She recorded a shutout during the Pride’s 5-0 slaying of Sky Blue FC. Harris and Orlando have been unbeaten since. (Orlando Sentinel)
No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Dominates James Madison, 6-0Cam Lindley and Giovanni Montesdeoca each scored two goals in leading No. 3 North Carolina to a 6-0 victory over James Madison on Tuesday night at WakeMed Soccer Park (Highlights). North Carolina registers its ninth win in a row to improve to 11-1 on the season. Carolina hosts No. 2 Wake Forest on Friday in a matchup of the top-2 clubs in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Indi Cowie Shows off Her Amazing Soccer Skills in New OrleansNorth Carolina women's soccer alumna Indi Cowie shows off her world-class soccer juggling skills as she takes us on a tour around the city of New Orleans.