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UNC Women’s Soccer Earns No. 1 Seed in NCAA Tournament, Will Face High Point in First RoundThe UNC women's soccer team has earned a first-round host game in the NCAA Division I Women Championship and will host the High Point Panthers Saturday at 1 p.m. at WakeMed Soccer Park's Koka Booth Stadium. The Tar Heels earned the automatic bid from the ACC after beating Duke 1-0 Sunday in the ACC Tournament championship game. (GoHeels.com)
Chansky’s Notebook: Parity Keeps ComingCan it be that Carolina upset Duke in women’s soccer? Anson Dorrance’s Tar Heels earned their first ACC championship since 2009 over the weekend with 1-0 victories over N.C. State and Duke. The fact that it was eight years between ACC titles, ironically, is a tribute to Dorrance – who is responsible for building the women’s sport on the college level. (Chapelboro.com)
Six Tar Heels Tapped For All-ACC Men's Soccer TeamsLed by Midfielder of the Year Cam Lindley, North Carolina had six players named on Tuesday as part of the 2017 All-ACC Men's Soccer Team, as voted on by the league's head coaches. Lindley has helped orchestrate a Tar Heel offense that ranks third in the country with 2.61 goals per game and a defensive unit that allows only 0.87 goals per game. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Anson Dorrance On Being A ChampionNorth Carolina women's soccer's 2012 National Championship was bigger than soccer, and legendary Tar Heels coach Anson Coach Dorrance wears the ring to remember.
One day, two ACC championships and NYC Marathon winSunday was a day for Tar Heel victories. UNC’s field hockey and women’s soccer team both claimed ACC championships, and 2004 UNC graduate Shalane Flanagan became the first American woman to win the New York City Marathon in 40 years. “We did it,” Flanagan posted online along with a photo of her holding an outstretched American flag. (UNC.edu)
Video: UNC Women's Soccer Downs Duke To Claim ACC TitleZoe Redei's goal on a rebound in the 46th minute was the difference as the Tar Heels captured their 21st Atlantic Coast Conference championship in program history by defeating Duke on November 5, 2017.
UNC Downs Duke To Claim ACC Women's Soccer ChampionshipThe University of North Carolina women's soccer team defeated top-seeded Duke Sunday afternoon to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Soccer Championship at MUSC Health Stadium in Charleston, S.C. Zoe Redei's goal on a rebound in the first minute of the second half was the difference as the Tar Heels prevailed by a score of 1-0 over their rivals. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Soccer Falls To Notre Dame in ACC Quarterfinals, 2-1A late goal by Alan Winn couldn't complete the comeback for No. 3 North Carolina as they fell to No. 21 Notre Dame 2-1 Sunday afternoon in the Quarterfinals of the ACC Championship in Cary, N.C. at WakeMed Soccer Park. UNC falls to 14-3-1 on the season and will now wait until the NCAA Tournament field is announced to determine its next opponent. (GoHeels.com)
North Carolina Men's Soccer Faces Notre Dame Sunday In ACC QuarterfinalsNorth Carolina is the second seed in the ACC Championship and hosts seventh seed Notre Dame for an ACC Quarterfinal match on Sunday at 2 p.m. in Cary, N.C. Carolina has won the ACC Coastal Division each of the last three seasons.The two clubs met just over a week ago when the Tar Heels picked up a 3-0 victory over the Irish at WakeMed Soccer Park. (GoHeels.com)
Alessia Russo's Goal Lifts Tar Heels Past Wolfpack in ACC Women's Soccer SemifinalAlessia Russo's world class goal from distance (Video) was the difference as the UNC women's soccer team defeated NC State 1-0 Friday in the 2017 ACC Tournament semifinals. With the victory, the Tar Heels improved to 14-2-2 on the season and will now meet ACC regular season champion Duke Sunday at 1 p.m. in the championship match on ESPNU. (GoHeels.com)
Alessia Russo Wears Her Heart on Her WristAlessia Russo is fast, so you may not catch it. But if she slows down, a small, white band can be spotted on her forearm. The piece of cloth reads “TFLF,” and it’s what motivates the 18-year-old striker from Kent, England. “Team. Family. Love. Fun,” Russo explains in a British accent. “You put tape around your wrist, and you write things that you play for.” (Argyle Report)
Tar Heels and Wolfpack Meet Friday In ACC Women's Soccer Tournament SemifinalsThe No. 2 seed University of North Carolina women's soccer team will play the No. 3 seed NC State Wolfpack Friday at 8 p.m. in the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament semifinals at MUSC Health Stadium in Charleston, S.C. North Carolina advanced to the semifinals by beating No. 7 seed Florida State 2-1 last Sunday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary. (GoHeels.com)
Seven Tar Heels Tapped For All-ACC Women's Soccer TeamsThe University of North Carolina women's soccer program had seven players named Thursday to the 2017 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Teams. Freshman forward Alessia Russo was the sole Tar Heel named to the first-team. UNC carries a 13-2-2 overall record into this Friday's ACC Tournament semifinals against NC State in Charleston, S.C. Game time is 8 p.m. (GoHeels.com)
Anson Dorrance Tapped For United Soccer Coaches Hall of FameAnson Dorrance and Bruce Arena, two of the country's most successful soccer coaches, are the newest members of the United Soccer Coaches Hall of Fame, the association announced on Wednesday. Both individuals will be inducted as the Class of 2018 on Friday, January 19 during the annual Awards Banquet at the United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia. (GoHeels.com)
No. 4 UNC Women's Soccer Downs FSU To Advance To ACC SemifinalsThe fourth-ranked UNC women's soccer team defeated 23rd-ranked Florida State 2-1 Sunday in the quarterfinals of the 2017 ACC Women's Soccer Championship at WakeMed Soccer Park's Koka Booth Stadium (Highlights). With the win, the Tar Heels advanced to the semifinals of the ACC Championship where they will play NC State next Friday. (GoHeels.com)