UNC Field Hockey

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Amanda Hendry, Erin Matson Cap Field Hockey Season With Honors

After UNC Field Hockey finished the fall with an ACC Championship, two Tar Heels earned NFHCA National Player of the Week honors. Goalkeeper Amanda Hendry was named Defensive Player of the Week and forward earned Offensive Player of the Week honors. The national honor is the third of the fall for Matson and second for Hendry. (

'We've sacrificed so much': In an unusual year, UNC field hockey shows its greatness

After falling behind 2-0 against a Louisville team that had snapped UNC Field Hockey’s 47-game winning streak just a month before, it looked as though the Tar Heels were something they hadn’t been in over two years: beatable. As the Tar Heels had done so many times before in their seemingly endless stretch of dominance, they found a way to win. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Rallies Past Louisville for Fourth Straight ACC Field Hockey Championship

UNC spotted top-seeded Louisville an early two-goal lead, but the Tar Heels refused to relinquish the ACC Field Hockey Championship trophy. Goals by Bryn Boylan and Madison Orobono delivered the tying and go-ahead goals, and MVP scored twice as the Tar Heels battled back for a 4-2 win (Highlights) in Sunday’s Championship game. (The ACC)

UNC Field Hockey Playing For ACC Title Sunday From Unfamiliar Underdog Spot

The North Carolina field hockey team will play its eighth-straight game at home Sunday but this one will look different: for the first time since moving into Stadium at the start of the 2018 season, UNC will take the field there as the underdog. The second-seeded Tar Heels face top-seeded Louisville on Sunday at noon for the ACC championship. (

UNC Field Hockey Tops Syracuse to Reach ACC Final, Shelton Becomes Winningest Coach in NCAA History

Bryn Boylan scored her second goal of the game less than five minutes into overtime Friday in Chapel Hill, lifting the UNC field hockey team to a 4-3 victory over Syracuse in the ACC Tournament Semifinals (Highlights). The win also moved coach into sole possession of first place on the NCAA all-time list, giving her 701 during her career. (

Karen Shelton Gets Career Win No. 700 As UNC Field Hockey Advances In ACC Championship

Thursday’s 4-0 shutout of Boston College in the ACC Field Hockey Championship quarterfinals carried extra significance for coach . With the victory (Highlights) in the stadium that bears her name, the second-seeded Tar Heels delivered Shelton her 700th career win, which ties UConn’s Nancy Stevens for the most wins in NCAA field hockey history. (The ACC)

Erin Matson Named ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player Of The Week

For the second time this season, North Carolina junior forward has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week. The league announced the honor Tuesday. Matson delivered a hat trick Friday as UNC beat visiting Wake Forest 5-0. Matson has scored or assisted on every game-winner for the 7-1 Tar Heels. (

UNC Field Hockey Shuts Out Wake Forest, 5-0

North Carolina Field Hockey closed their regular season on Friday evening, beating Wake Forest 5-0 at Stadium (Highlights). Behind a hat trick from junior , the Tar Heels improved to 7-1 overall and 4-1 in ACC play heading into next week's ACC Championship, which after a surprise announcement on Friday they'll now be hosting. (

UNC Field Hockey Hosts Wake Forest Friday To Wrap Up Regular Season

The North Carolina field hockey team wraps up the highly-irregular 2020 regular season on Friday with a home game against Wake Forest. The teams meet in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at 4:30 p.m. at Stadium. UNC comes into the game 6-1 overall and 3-1 in ACC play. UNC leads the series 55-21-4 and has won the last six meetings. (

How North Carolina field hockey builds success through siblings

North Carolina field hockey coach has coached over 10 pairs of sisters at UNC. For Shelton, the high number of younger siblings following in their older sisters' footsteps is a testament to the culture of Carolina's field hockey program and the University as a whole. The high number of successful sibling pairs in athletics is no coincidence. (Daily Tar Heel)
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