Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey.
Ashley Hoffman Wins Honda Sport Award for Field Hockey
Ashley Hoffman, who led UNC field hockey to a national championship and undefeated season this fall before graduating from North Carolina earlier this month, has been named the Honda Sport Award winner for Field Hockey. Hoffman is the fourth Carolina player to win the award, following Leslie Lyness (1989), Cindy Werley
(1996, 1997) and Rachel Dawson
Relive the biggest moments in UNC field hockey and women's soccer's 2018 season
From the first game against Michigan, a team it would ultimately defeat in the NCAA quarterfinals, the North Carolina field hockey team was dominant. Carolina ran through a grueling non-conference schedule that featured the nation’s best teams. UNC’s dominance continued into the NCAA Tournament. No game was ever closer than two goals. (Daily Tar Heel
Eleven stats behind UNC field hockey's National Championship season
The North Carolina field hockey team put an exclamation point on its season by winning the 2018 NCAA Championship. After taking down Maryland, 2-0, for their first title since 2009, we broke down 11 stats that put the Tar Heels’ success this season in context: 23 - The number of wins for the Tar Heels on the season — more than any other program in the country. (Daily Tar Heel
Three Tar Heels Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa
Three student-athletes were among 124 University of North Carolina students inducted into Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society Tuesday. Jamie DeCicco, Morgan Goetz and Lauren Weisel were recognized for the academic excellence they've achieved, which has come while they were also balancing the time demands of competing at the highest levels in athletics. (GoHeels.com
Audio: Interview with UNC field hockey coach Karen Shelton
UNC field hockey won the 2018 NCAA championship with a 2-0 win over Maryland. WCHL's Aaron Keck spoke with legendary Tar Heel head coach Karen Shelton
, now a seven-time national champion. (Chapelboro.com
Carolina Insider Podcast: Karen Shelton, Dwight Hollier
Jones Angell and Adam Lucas visit with UNC field hockey coach Karen Shelton
, who guided the Tar Heels to their seventh NCAA championship on Sunday. Former UNC linebacker and NFL executive Dwight Hollier
discusses what brought him back to Chapel Hill. Angell and Lucas also break down the basketball win over Saint Francis and preview the Las Vegas Invitational. (GoHeels.com
Video: UNC Field Hockey 2018 National Champions!
The North Carolina field hockey team capped their perfect 23-0 undefeated season on Sunday, defeating Maryland 2-0 in the NCAA Tournament finals to win the program's 7th national championship and the 44th overall NCAA championship for North Carolina athletics.
Video: UNC Field Hockey Wins National Championship, Completes Undefeated Season
The North Carolina field hockey team capped off arguably their best season in school history, finishing the season as undefeated National Champions. Megan Duvernois opened the scoring in the first half with an assist from Meredith Sholder, and Freshman Erin Matson quickly added a second for her 20th Goal of the season.
No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Wins National Championship with 2-0 Win Over Maryland
The No. 1 North Carolina field hockey team completed a perfect season (23-0, 6-0 ACC) on Sunday afternoon in Louisville, Ky., with a 2-0 shutout over No. 2 Maryland in the 2018 National Championship. With goals from junior forward Megan DuVernois and freshman forward Erin Matson, the Tar Heels captured their first national title since 2009 and seventh in program history. (Daily Tar Heel
Senior Spotlight: Eva van't Hoog
One thing was apparent to Eva van't Hoog when she visited North Carolina for the first time: the Carolina Family. "They were so nice to me," she says. "Not like the others were mean to me, but they were so welcoming, and the coaching staff as well." Van't Hoog came to Carolina from the Netherlands, were she played for the Dutch Under-16 National Team. (GoHeels.com
UNC Field Hockey: Focused Tar Heels Ready For One More Game
Everyone has a role on this team: For some it's scoring, for some it's defending, for some it's cheering and supporting, or carrying the water bottles and coats. Each has done that role well enough this season that UNC is undefeated at 22-0 and playing for the program's seventh national title, the first since 2009. All fall the team has focused on mindfulness. (GoHeels.com
Senior Spotlight: Ashley Hoffman
Two-time ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Year Ashley Hoffman anchors a defense that is has given up just 16 goals in 22 games this year, best in the nation. Some teams have struggled to even get shots off. In consecutive days in September, UNC allowed a total of four shots in games against Ball State and Syracuse. Hoffman believes UNC's defense is the key to a national title. (GoHeels.com