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Nils Bruening Selected ACC Men's Soccer Player Of The WeekNorth Carolina’s Nils Bruening has been named the ACC Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week. Bruening scored four goals, one shy of the school record and the most by a North Carolina men’s soccer player in 14 years, in a 5-0 shutout of No. 16 Boston College on Friday night to keep the Tar Heels a perfect 3-0 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)
Cam Lindley Assisting UNC Men's Soccer CampaignThen: Ranked the No. 1 player in the 2016 class by College Soccer News. Then: A 5-star recruit by Top Drawer Soccer. Now: Tied for second in the ACC in assists. Now: Tied for seventh in the nation in assists. First year-midfielder Cam Lindley has only played eight official games in a UNC Soccer jersey, but is already making a name for himself. (GoHeels.com)
Carolina, Clemson Battle to 1-1 Draw in Women's SoccerIn a hard-fought 110 minutes of ACC women’s soccer Sunday afternoon, No. 13 Clemson and No. 18 North Carolina battled to 1-1 tie at Historic Riggs Field. Annie Kingman scored in the 24th minute for the Tar Heels and Clemson got the equalizer in the 32nd minute. Neither team was able to get on the scoreboard the remainder of the way. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Soccer Beats Boston College, 5-0 - HighlightsNils Bruening scored the first four goals of the game and Alan Winn added one late as the Tar Heels dominated the Boston College Eagles 5-0 on September 23, 2016.
Nils Bruening Scores Four Goals In Rout Of Boston CollegeSophomore Nils Bruening scored four goals to pace No. 3 North Carolina to a 5-0 dismantling of 16th-ranked Boston College on Friday at Fetzer Field. Bruening wound up the most goals scored by a Carolina player since Ryan Kneipper tied the school record with five goals against Winthrop on Nov. 22, 2002. UNC improved to 7-1 on the season and a perfect 3-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
Andrzejewski & Harris Pace UNC Women's Soccer Past HokiesFreshman striker Bridgette Andrzejewski came off the bench to record a brace and senior goalkeeper Lindsey Harris made 10 saves as the #18 North Carolina women’s soccer team defeated #19 Virginia Tech 3-0 Thursday night at Fetzer Field. The Tar Heels halted a two-game losing streak with the win as Carolina improved to 6-2-1 overall and 1-1 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New ContractsUNC has agreed in principle on three-year contracts with five head coaches – Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis), Karen Shelton (field hockey) and Carlos Somoano (men’s soccer) – and is extending the contracts of women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse head coach Jenny Levy. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Scoring Spree Silences William & Mary in Men's SoccerZach Wright’s goal and assist led No. 3 North Carolina to a convincing 4-1 victory over William & Mary on a soggy Tuesday evening. North Carolina (6-1) broke out of a mini scoring slump by scoring a season-high four goals, after being limited to only two goals in its previous three matches. Carolina is back home this Friday to host No. 16 Boston College at 7 p.m. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women's soccer in the middle of historic slumpThe past eight days have been like almost nothing the No. 7 North Carolina women’s soccer team has ever experienced. On Sept. 11, the Tar Heels fell to Southern California by a score of 3-0. It was just the fourth time the team had been beaten by multiple goals since 1985. (Daily Tar Heel)
Heather O’Reilly is ready to try some different thingsPicture Heather O’Reilly on the goal line at the end of training, lined up to start running fitness drills with the U.S. women’s national team. On the line with her are Mia Hamm, Julie Foudy, Joy Fawcett, Brandi Chastain, Kristine Lilly and 14 others—all players she watched and admired and dreamed about playing alongside. (Excelle Sports)
Heather O'Reilly made her last USWNT cap perfect with a goalAfter 15 years with the United States, Heather O'Reilly has decided to retire from the national team. But before she stepped away, she wanted to play one more match for the Stars and Stripes. Fittingly, she scored in that match, finding the back of the net after just four minutes. (FOX Sports)
Walker Hume Scores UNC's Game-Winning Goal Over PittWalker Hume scored the game winner for No. 1 North Carolina in a 1-0 victory over Pitt on Friday night at Fetzer Field. North Carolina improved to 5-1 on the season, and 2-0 against the Atlantic Coast Conference. Pitt falls to 1-4-1, 0-2. Carolina took the lead in the 37th minute when twin-brothers Tucker and Walker Hume connected for the goal. (GoHeels.com)
Wolfpack Stuns No. 7 UNC Women's Soccer 1-0 at Fetzer FieldNC State scored against the run of play in the 67th minute to record a 1-0 upset over seventh-ranked North Carolina in women’s soccer action Friday night at Fetzer Field. A crowd of 1,810 fans saw UNC fall to 5-2-1 on the season and 0-1 in the ACC. The loss to the Wolfpack was only the second in history for the Tar Heels against NC State (GoHeels.com)
Heather O'Reilly goes out a winner in final gameWhen she looked ahead to her final game with the United States national team, Heather O’Reilly planned to approach it like any other Thursday. “I’ve prided myself with bringing it every single day and being accountable for my preparation and being accountable for bringing the absolute best I can to the team every day,” she said Wednesday at Mapfre Stadium. (Columbus Dispatch)
'The way she does it all is like a myth:' Darcy McFarlane excels at everythingDarcy McFarlane is just a kid, but she already wants to be a Tar Heel. She just got her arm signed by the stars of the North Carolina women’s soccer team. She is going to stick her arm out of the shower for a week just to keep the scribbles intact. The dream of one day becoming one of these legends is already in her head. McFarlane is a little older now. (Daily Tar Heel)