UNC Field Hockey

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey.

Cassie Sumfest Earns ACC Field Hockey Honors

North Carolina senior Cassie Sumfest has been named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, announced Tuesday afternoon by the league. Sumfest, from Lewisburg, Pa., led a Tar Heel defense that shut out No. 15 Wake Forest 1-0 in Winston-Salem on Friday. The shutout was the second of the season and first in ACC play for No. 10 UNC. (GoHeels.com)

No. 10 UNC Field Hockey Pitches Road Shutout At No. 15 Wake Forest, 1-0

After being shut out by Liberty last weekend, the No. 10 UNC field hockey team pitched a shutout of their own, as the Tar Heels took a 1-0 victory at No. 15 Wake Forest on Friday (Highlights). A first quarter goal from UNC's Ciana Riccardo proved to be the difference in the low-scoring affair. The goal was the first in the collegiate career of Riccardo. (Chapelboro.com)

Milestone Hat Trick Leads To Third ACC Honor For Erin Matson

Following a hat trick that boosted her to a memorable milestone, UNC senior has been named the Atlantic Coast Conference Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week. The Tar Heel forward scored three times in Friday's home-turf win over Duke to reach the 100-career-goals mark, something only 12 NCAA DI players had previously achieved. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Falls To Liberty, 4-0

In a top-10 field hockey battle Sunday at Stadium, 10th-ranked Liberty shut out North Carolina 4-0, dealing the Tar Heels their first loss at their current home. UNC had won 41 consecutive games at home since moving into Shelton Stadium prior to the 2018 season and had won 62 in a row in Chapel Hill. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels fell to 8-5. (GoHeels.com)

Erin Matson’s 100th Career Goal Powers UNC Field Hockey To Win Over Duke

It’s hard to imagine a better night for UNC field hockey star , who scored a hat trick Friday to help the No. 9 Tar Heels to a 4-1 win over Duke (Highlights). Matson’s third goal, and UNC's fourth, marked the 100th in the career of one of the most decorated athletes to step foot in Chapel Hill. She is one away from tying the ACC record of 101. (Chapelboro.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Henrik Rödl Interview, UNC Football Preview, Jones Angell vs. Erin Matson

North Carolina Football looks to build off last Saturday's win over Duke this week against Florida State. Jones Angell and Adam Lucas preview Saturday's matchup. Next, discusses the 1993 national championship season, playing and coaching in the Olympics, and the chaos/brilliance of a timeout huddle. (Listen To Podcast)

UNC Field Hockey To Kick Off Power Of Pink Fundraising

Ahead of Friday's battle with Duke, the UNC field hockey team is joining the battle against breast cancer by launching a month-long fundraising effort to benefit UNC's Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The Tar Heels host the Blue Devils at Stadium on Friday at 7 p.m. and have designated that contest as the annual Pink Game. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Jones Angell goes in goal to face off against Erin Matson

Jones Angell of the Tar Heel Sports Network suits up in full field hockey goalie attire in an amusing attempt to block shots from North Carolina All-American, two-time National Player of the Year, member of the US Women's National Team, and three-time NCAA champion . (View Video)

Taking Nothing For Granted: Karen Shelton's Success

Even after nine NCAA titles, 23 ACC championships, 12 straight final four appearances, and four decades at the helm of North Carolina's celebrated field hockey program, head coach does not take any of her program's success for granted. Indeed, as Carolina celebrates 50 years of women's athletics, she knows that her work is far from done. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Field Hockey Bounces Back With Win At Albany

The UNC field hockey team rebounded from a tough loss earlier in the weekend by flattening Albany on Sunday, 6-0. The Tar Heels used a four-goal second quarter to put the game out of reach. After Paityn Wirth scored 90 seconds into the game, goals from Kennedy Cliggett, (twice), and Jasmina Smolenaars put UNC up 5-0 at the break. (Chapelboro.com)
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