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Who dominates the ACC outside football and basketball?

North Carolina runs not just the ACC but also the women's college soccer world. The Tar Heels own by far the most national titles in the sport, with 21. Carolina also has dominated field hockey. The Tar Heels have seven national titles and 21 ACC championships and won the title last season. UNC has 11 individual swimming & diving national champions. (

Marie McCool, Katrina Dowd Named to WPLL All-Star Team

After an exciting 2019 season, the Women's Professional Lacrosse League announced the 2019 WPLL All-Star Team Tuesday, and former UNC great Marie McCool and current UNC associate head coach Katrina Dowd were among those chosen. A returning All-Star from the 2018 season, Marie McCool continued to impress after a breakout rookie season. (

Will Fox Added To UNC Men's Lacrosse Staff

Will Fox, a 2018 graduate of Fairfield University, has joined the North Carolina men's lacrosse staff as a volunteer assistant coach. Fox graduated from Fairfield with a B.S. in psychology and a minor in health studies. He played lacrosse for the Stags from 2015-18 and was a two-time second-team All-Colonial Athletic Association selection in 2015 and 2016. (

Elizabeth Hillman, Brooklyn Neumen Win Gold at U19 Women's Lacrosse World Championships

North Carolina sophomores Elizabeth Hillman and Brooklyn Neumen helped lead the United States to a dominant 13-3 win over Canada to capture the gold medal at the World Lacrosse Women's U19 World Championship in Peterborough, Ontario. Hillman, one of two co-captains on the U.S. squad, scored early in the second half to put the Americans up 9-2. (

Riley Harrison, Katie Hoeg Make 2019 IWLCA Academic Honor Roll

UNC's Riley Harrison and Katie Hoeg earned academic accolades this week when the IWLCA honored them among 509 student-athletes on the 2019 IWLCA Zag Sports Division I Academic Honor Roll. To be eligible for this honor, student-athletes must be a junior, senior, or graduate student and have earned a cumulative academic GPA of 3.50 or greater. (

Elizabeth Hillman Named Co-Captain of U.S. U-19 Women's Lacrosse Team

University of North Carolina rising sophomore Elizabeth Hillman has been named co-captain of the 2019 U.S. Women's U19 lacrosse team, US Lacrosse announced Wednesday. Hillman, a native of Fallston, Md., who starred at Bel Air High School, recently completed her freshman season at UNC. She was the nation's No. 1 recruit in the 2018 class. (

Record 405 Tar Heels Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

A record 405 UNC student-athletes have been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. It marks the fourth straight year that UNC has established a new high and the first time more than 400 Tar Heels were named to the list. The ACC Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the academic year. (

Tar Heels Claim 21st Top-10 Directors' Cup Finish

A national championship in field hockey, an NCAA runner-up finish in women's soccer and a trio of third-place ties led the University of North Carolina to 10th place in the final 2018-19 Directors' Cup standings. It's the 21st time in 26 years of the Directors' Cup the Tar Heels have finished in the top 10. UNC amassed 987 points, 0.17 points ahead of LSU. (

Timmy Kelly, Jack Halpert Named Lacrosse Scholar All-Americans

A pair of seniors on the 2019 UNC men's lacrosse team were named Thursday to the 2019 United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Scholar All-America Team. Jack Halpert, an economics major, and Timmy Kelly, who double majors in political science and communication studies, were both named to the 2019 Scholar All-America Team. (

All-American Lacrosse Attackman Chris Gray Transfers to North Carolina

All-American attackman Chris Gray will wear Carolina blue, announcing on Wednesday that he plans to transfer from Boston University to North Carolina for his final two years of eligibility. It’s a massive coup for ’s Tar Heels, who graduated two leading scorers from 2019 in Timmy Kelly and Andy Matthews. Gray should make an immediate impact. (Inside Lacrosse)
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