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North Carolina's Field Hockey Facility Will Be Named For Karen Shelton

UNC is naming its new field hockey stadium for , the legendary Tar Heel coach now in her 38th season with the program. Ken and Cheryl Williams, longtime supporters of UNC Athletics, wanted to recognize the accomplished coach and committed the lead gift to make Stadium possible. "I could not feel more honored and humbled," Shelton said. (

Montesdeoca Continues Extra-Time Success, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

No. 3 UNC men's soccer continued its recent extra-time success, defeating No. 8 Notre Dame 1-0 in the second period of extra time. Men's cross country posted a stellar performance at the Battle in Beantown and the top-ranked field hockey team beat No. 4 Duke. Women's golf's Kelly Whaley kept rolling, and women's soccer has posted three straight shutouts. (

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Shuts Out No. 4 Duke, 2-0

The top-ranked Tar Heels earned a 2-0 ACC field hockey win over No. 4 Duke on the Blue Devils' home turf Friday. Playing at Jack Katz Stadium, North Carolina improved to 8-0 overall and 2-0 in ACC play. The victory in Durham was UNC's fifth shutout of the season and third in a row. The Tar Heels have allowed just three goals all fall and only one in the past six games. (

From U.S. Teammates To College Challengers – Inside The UNC-Duke Field Hockey Rivalry

Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is home to the No. 1-ranked women’s field hockey program in the country. But 8 miles up Highway 15-501 lives the No. 4-ranked women’s field hockey program – Duke. This rivalry, historically noted as the most intense rivalry in college athletics, is being renewed Friday and will feature three members of the U.S. Women’s Field Hockey Team. (Team USA)

Jones' First Goal Lifts UNC Women's Soccer, Olympic Sports Notes

Rachel Jones had a big night Friday, making her first career start and scoring her first career goal to lead 's North Carolina squad to a 1-0 win at No. 2 Florida State. UNC freshman Erin Matson continues to impress for the undefeated field hockey team. Dougie Ergood, led the UNC men's golf team and finished fifth at the Louisville Cardinal Challenge. (

No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Shuts Out Appalachian State 6-0

The North Carolina field hockey team improved to 7-0 with a shutout win over Appalachian State Tuesday. Marissa Creatore and Erin Matson each scored twice in the 6-0 victory. The teams were scoreless 10 minutes into the game when thunder brought action to a halt. The delay lasted nearly two hours before the teams came back for a quick warm up and a restart of the game. (

Catherine Hayden Named ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week

North Carolina's Catherine Hayden has been named ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week, as announced on Tuesday by the ACC. Hayden, a junior from Greenwich, Conn., scored the game-winner in both Carolina victories last weekend. Hayden is the third Tar Heel to earn ACC weekly honors this fall, following awards for Erin Matson and Ashley Hoffman. (

Ryan Burnett Excels In UNC Golf Debut, Olympic Sports Notebook

Freshman Ryan Burnett took third place and the North Carolina men's golf team finished second at the Rod Myers Invitational on Sunday at Duke. Meanwhile, men's soccer opened Atlantic Coast Conference play with a win over Pitt, field hockey won two games, women's soccer dropped two games on the West Coast and volleyball took part in the Buffs Invitational in Colorado. (

No. 2 UNC Field Hockey Wraps Up Road Swing With Third Shutout Of The Year

With goals from five different players and another shutout on defense, the second-ranked North Carolina field hockey team earned a 6-0 win over California Saturday afternoon in a neutral-site game played at the University of Louisville's Trager Stadium. UNC improved to 6-0 with the victory, while Cal fell to 2-2 heading into a Sunday matchup with the host Cardinals. (

No. 2 UNC Field Hockey Earns First ACC Win, 3-1 at Louisville

The second-ranked North Carolina field hockey team scored three unanswered goals to earn a 3-1 win at No. 11 Louisville Friday in the ACC opener for both teams (Highlights). The Tar Heels are set to play again in Louisville on Saturday, facing California in a neutral-site game. "I'm pleased with the win in our first ACC contest," coach said. (

Ashley Hoffman Named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player Of The Week

North Carolina senior Ashley Hoffman was named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday. Hoffman, a senior from Mohnton, Pa., keyed UNC's defensive effort as the Tar Heels earned two shutout wins over the weekend. Playing in the Conference Crossover in Philadelphia, UNC beat No. 10 Princeton 1-0 on Friday and host Penn 8-0 on Sunday. (

Cathrine Hayden's Hat Trick Leads No. 2 UNC Field Hockey In Shutout At Penn

The second-ranked UNC field hockey team produced its highest scoring output of the season while earning its second-straight shutout Sunday in a 8-0 win at Penn. Playing at the Quakers' Ellen Vagelos Field in the second day of the inaugural Conference Crossover event, the Tar Heels were led by a hat trick from junior Catherine Hayden as they improved to 4-0 on the season. (
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