UNC Field Hockey

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No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Advances In NCAA Play With Shutout Of Stanford

Top-ranked North Carolina shut out No. 15 Stanford 4-0 on Friday to advance in NCAA Field Hockey Tournament play (Highlights). With the first-round win on a cool, cloudy day at Stadium, the Tar Heels improve to 20-0 on the season and advance to meet Iowa, who had a first-round win over Duke 3-2, in a second-round game Sunday. (

Chansky’s Notebook: Double Dominance

Two of UNC's Hall of Fame coaches did it for the 22nd time Sunday. Granted, and get most of the national attention because they coach the two biggest sports at UNC. But over the weekend, and showed again they’re the best in their sports and why both are long-time national Hall of Famers. (

UNC Field Hockey Claims Third ACC Title In A Row, 22nd In Program History

For the third year in a row, the fourth time in five years, and the 22nd time in program history, North Carolina is the ACC field hockey champion. The top-ranked Tar Heels beat second-seed Boston College 3-1 on its home field Sunday to claim the crown (Highlights). UNC's Marissa Creatore scored two goals and was named the tournament MVP. (

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey To Face No. 9 Boston College For ACC Title

North Carolina will play for its third straight ACC field hockey title and the 22nd tournament championship in program history Sunday when the top-ranked Tar Heels take on No. 9 Boston College on the Eagles' home turf. Game time at Newton Field Hockey Complex in Newton, Mass., is 11 a.m. and the game will be televised live by the ACC Network. (

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Beats Louisville 3-1 To Earn Spot In ACC Final

Two-time Atlantic Coast Conference Offensive Player of the Year Erin Matson lived up to her billing as she led top-seeded UNC into the ACC Field Hockey Championship finals (Highlights). Matson scored a pair goals as the No. 1 Tar Heels downed No. 5 seed Louisville 3-1 in Friday's tournament semifinal game at the Boston College Field Hockey Complex. (

Five Tar Heels Named to All-ACC Field Hockey Teams, UNC Sweeps Player of the Year Honors

The ACC released its field hockey awards Wednesday, with five Tar Heels named to the All-ACC Teams. Erin Matson was selected as the league’s Offensive Player of the Year and Yentl Leemans chosen as Defensive Player of the Year, giving UNC a sweep of the top yearly awards. Both Matson and Leemans were also picked to the All-ACC First Team. (

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey wins in double OT to extend winning streak to 40 games

UNC's seniors led the way Sunday as the Tar Heels beat No. 13 Saint Joseph's 3-2 in double overtime at Stadium to close out the field hockey regular season undefeated at 17-0 (Highlights). UNC's eight seniors dominated the starting lineup and then accounted for all of the scoring in the win, the team's first overtime game of the year. (

Alex Halpin Named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week

After making her first two starts of the season this past weekend, UNC goalkeeper Alex Halpin was rewarded Tuesday by being named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week. Halpin made a trio of saves in the Tar Heels’ win over No. 13 Boston College on Friday, before posting a shutout in the UNC's 1-0 win over No. 19 Old Dominion on Sunday. (

Goal By DuVernois Propels No. 1 UNC Field Hockey To Win Over No. 19 Old Dominion

Megan DuVernois scored the game winner on a pass from Hannah Griggs in the 41st minute and the North Carolina field hockey team held on to beat No. 19 Old Dominion 1-0 Sunday at Stadium (Highlights). Despite being held to their lowest scoring total in over a year, the No. 1 Tar Heels stayed undefeated, improving to 16-0 this fall. (

UNC Field Hockey Clinches ACC Regular-Season Crown With Comeback Win Over Boston College

The top-ranked North Carolina field hockey team scored three times in the fourth quarter Friday to beat No. 13 Boston College 3-2 and finish ACC play undefeated for the second year in a row (Highlights). The 6-0 mark in conference play earned UNC the ACC regular-season title and the top seed in the ACC Tournament, set for Nov. 7, 8 and 10 in Newton, Mass. (
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