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UNC Women’s Lacrosse Names Captains For 2024 Season

The UNC women's lacrosse program has announced its four team captains ahead of the upcoming 2024 season. The Tar Heels will be led by Alyssa Long, Emily Nalls, Brooklyn Walker-Welch and Caitlyn Wurzburger. One of the best defenders in the country, Nalls returns to Chapel Hill for her fifth year after earning IWLCA First Team All-America honors. (

UNC Women's Lacrosse Lands No. 1 Incoming Freshman Class

North Carolina pulling in top recruits across the country has become commonplace as a program that frequents the Final Four, winning three national championships since claiming their first in 2013. What's helped maintain UNC's dominance has been Jenny Levy's ability to collect handfuls of each class's top recruits, and the Class of 2023 is no different. (

Five Tar Heels Named To Inside Lacrosse Power 100 Rankings, Duffy Named Top Freshman

Five North Carolina men's lacrosse freshmen were named to the Inside Lacrosse Power 100 Freshmen Rankings, as attackman Owen Duffy was tabbed the top newcomer in the nation, the publication announced Thursday. Joining Duffy in the rankings are Brady Wambach (No. 15), Brayson Wilson (No. 52), Peter Thomann (No. 59) and Andrew Preis (No. 84). (

Former UNC men's lacrosse player helps athletes prepare for post-college careers

Whether it’s on LinkedIn, the field or the sidelines, Peter Murphy has done a little bit of everything for the UNC men’s lacrosse team. The former star defenseman was named as the team's new director of operations on Sept. 25. A 1997 graduate of UNC, Murphy was a captain and three-year starter for the Tar Heels, where he also earned All-America honors. (Daily Tar Heel)

Dual-sport athlete Julia Dorsey mentors UNC women's soccer, aims for national title

As the sixth player in UNC history to compete for both the women’s lacrosse and soccer teams, experienced winning the 2022 NCAA women’s lacrosse championship as well as the the Tar Heels' crushing College Cup Final loss to UCLA last year. But perhaps her toughest challenge came this past spring, when Dorsey suffered an ACL tear. (Daily Tar Heel)

Ally Mastroianni, Taylor Moreno named to U.S. roster for 2023 World Lacrosse Super Sixes

Two former North Carolina women's lacrosse standouts in and have been named to the United States' roster for the 2023 World Lacrosse Super Sixes event, announced by USA Lacrosse. Mastroianni and Moreno were both All-Americans who led the Tar Heels to an undefeated national championship season in 2022. (

Chance Encounter Leads To A Dream Come True

Melissa Meager has been passionate about lacrosse since the day her mother took away her softball mitt in junior high and handed her a lacrosse stick. She was told to go outside and play with her brothers. So began a lifelong love of lacrosse for Meager – one that would connect her to UNC's women's lacrosse team and a gift in support of the program. (

UNC Men's Lacrosse Names Peter Murphy Directory Of Operations

Peter Murphy, a 1997 graduate and former captain of the UNC men's lacrosse team, has been named the program's director of operations. An All-American for the Tar Heels, Murphy spent the 2023 season as a volunteer assistant for the program. "It is incredible to continue to get to work at the school and with the program that means so much to me." (

UNC Women's Lacrosse Announces Fall 2023 Schedule

North Carolina women's lacrosse has announced its Fall 2023 schedule, featuring two games against international teams and a weekend road trip in Maryland. The Tar Heels kicked off their fall ball schedule hosting the Japan Club Team on Sept. 18, on the first official day of practice. UNC will also welcome the England National Team on Oct. 7 at 11 a.m. (

Former UNC lacrosse players excel in professional leagues

With the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team serving as a launching pad, several former Tar Heels have made an impact in professional lacrosse leagues. Whether through numerous accolades or high point-scoring totals, , and Chris Gray, in particular, are performing exceptionally well on their respective teams this season. (Daily Tar Heel)
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