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Carolina Announces 2020 Women's Lacrosse Schedule

The four-time reigning ACC champion North Carolina women's lacrosse team will once again face one of the nation's most challenging schedules, as head coach Jenny Levy announced the 2020 slate Thursday. The Tar Heels won their fourth consecutive ACC tournament title and advanced to the final four for the 11th time in program history in 2019. (

UNC Men's Lacrosse Announces 2020 Schedule Updates

The North Carolina men's lacrosse team has released its 2020 schedule with opponents, dates, and game times. Television details will be announced at a later date. The Tar Heels have seven games against teams which qualified for the 2019 NCAA Tournament: Johns Hopkins, Georgetown, Maryland, Duke (#2), Virginia (#3), Syracuse, and Notre Dame (#7). (

Jamie Ortega Named Women’s Lacrosse Preseason National Player of the Year

US Lacrosse magazine selected UNC junior Jamie Ortega as its Women’s Preseason National Player of the Year on Wednesday, as she prepares to lead the top-ranked Tar Heels into the 2020 campaign. Through her first two seasons in Chapel Hill, Ortega already ranks 12th in program history with 198 points and eighth all-time in goals with 151. (

UNC's Jamie Ortega Named Women's Lacrosse Preseason National Player Of The Year

Jamie Ortega, who finished her sophomore season at North Carolina as one of the most feared offensive players in the country, has been named the US Lacrosse Magazine Division I Women's Preseason Player of the Year. After just two seasons in Chapel Hill, Ortega already ranks 12th in program history with 198 points and eighth in goals with 151. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

UNC Ranked No. 1 in Preseason Nike/US Women's Lacrosse Poll

The annual women’s Nike/US Lacrosse Preseason poll was revealed on Tuesday, with UNC heading into the 2020 season as the No. 1 team in the country. With six All-Americans returning to a loaded roster for head coach Jenny Levy, expectations are extremely high for the Tar Heels–who have won each of the last four ACC championships in the sport. (

Five UNC Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

Five Tar Heel student-athletes were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society on November 6. Katie Hoeg (women's lacrosse), Jackie Litynski (women's fencing), Luke Peterson (men's cross country/track), Liz Roberts (women's basketball) and (women's fencing) were among 162 North Carolina students honored at the fall ceremony. (

Video: Tar Heel Talk, Episode 2 - Behind the ACL Tear

North Carolina student-athletes Brooke Bingham, Will Bowen, , and Jackie Williams have a candid conversation at Sutton's Drug Store on Franklin Street about the challenges they’ve endured since tearing their ACLs. Read More...

UNC Women's Lacrosse Signs Nation's No. 1 Recruiting Class

Nine of the nation's top high school seniors have signed National Letters of Intent to attend join the UNC women's lacrosse program. Led by No. 1 overall recruit Caitlyn Wurzburger, UNC has the top recruiting class in the country, according to Inside Lacrosse. Wurzburger is joined by Shannon Smith, Reilly Casey, Alyssa Long and Alexa Gentile. (

UNC Men's Lacrosse Names 2020 Team Captains

Senior midfielder Justin Anderson will serve as one captain after sharing co-captain duties last season. Anderson will be joined this year by senior midfielder William Perry and senior defenseman Cam Macri of Hamilton, Mass. Macri follows in his older brother's footsteps as a team captain after Ryan Macri was a captain on the 2016 and 2017 squads. (

Tar Heel Athletes' Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

The percentages of Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees at the North Carolina improved again in several NCAA measures released today, including single-year and four-year cohorts in both the Graduation Success Rates and the Federal Graduation Rate. UNC's GSR for the incoming class of 2012-13 shot up to 93 percent. (
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