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UNC Coaches Reflect on How Coronavirus Has Changed College Athletics

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to alter the landscape of college athletics, North Carolina's coaches are finding ways to adapt as athletes and staff remain away from campus. “Obviously a lot of things that we love have been taken away from us, mainly the interaction with our staff and our players,” said Tar Heels football coach recently. (

Meet the former UNC lacrosse player fighting COVID-19 on the front lines

Elizabeth Haus was in high school when she first realized she wanted to work in the medical field. Now, after spending four years on the North Carolina women's lacrosse team from 2015 to 2018, she's a registered nurse stemming the tide of COVID-19 at Children's Hospital Colorado in Denver, working 12-hour shifts in a pediatric intensive care unit. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: Carolina Insider Live! May 21, 2020

North Carolina coaches , , and join Adam Lucas and Jones Angell for the inaugural Carolina Insider Live! Also, the latest honor for Field Hockey's and a world record for a Tar Heel Track coach. Read More...

Katie Hoeg Named To CoSIDA Academic All-District Team

UNC women's lacrosse player Katie Hoeg has been named to the 2020 College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District III Women's At-Large Team, announced Thursday. Hoeg, a senior from Mattituck, New York, is the UNC women's lacrosse program's second Academic All-District honoree, joining Porter Wilkinson (1999-2002). (

Former UNC All-American Joe Seivold Elected To National Lacrosse Hall Of Fame

Joe Seivold, one of the all-time great lacrosse players in UNC history, was elected to the U.S. Lacrosse National Lacrosse Hall of Fame, announced Thursday. A four-time All-America midfielder for the Tar Heels from 1983-87, Seivold becomes the second member of his family in the Hall of Fame, joining his namesake father, Joseph, who was inducted in 1979. (

Seventeen Tar Heel Teams Exceed National APR Average

Seventeen UNC varsity athletics teams exceeded the national average for the past four years in the NCAA's Academic Progress Rates and 13 squads posted perfect 1000s in 2018-19. The APRs released today include single-year scores for 2018-19 and four-year rates that reflect scores from the 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years. (

Seven UNC Teams Earn Public Recognition Awards For Top APRs

Seven UNC athletic programs earned perfect 1000s in Academic Progress Rates and received recognition awards from the NCAA, the third most recognition awards in the ACC and the most among public institutions in the ACC: Women's fencing, men's golf, women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, and women's tennis. (

'A second father': UNC's Joe Breschi, nephew Alex strengthen bond through lacrosse

Freshman defensive midfielder Alex Breschi scored his second goal of the season for the UNC men’s lacrosse team against Lafayette in February. After the goal, he started to tear up as he ran toward UNC coach , his father’s cousin, for a long embrace. Two days earlier, the freshman's grandfather, George Breschi, died following heart surgery. (Daily Tar Heel)

Amber Falcone McKenzie Shaping The Future Of Women's Lacrosse

So many times over the last six years, McKenzie found herself unsure of what would come next. A year removed from winning her second Women's Lacrosse World Cup in 2013, the former UNC standout made the difficult decision to retire from the U.S. national team. But she had no intention of stepping away from lacrosse completely. (

Helping Heels Fund To Aid UNC Student-Athletes

UNC Athletics and The Rams Club are launching the Helping Heels Fund – a crowdfunding campaign that allows fans to provide financial assistance to UNC student-athletes facing hardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Gifts will directly assist student-athletes and their families with unique expenses as allowed by NCAA regulations. (
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