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No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse looks to finish historic season with a title

Dominant. That’s how to describe the UNC women’s lacrosse team this season. The Tar Heels are firmly ranked as the No. 1 team in the country and are on a 21-game win streak. With all of this success, it can be easy for players to let their foot off the pedal. That’s something Jamie Ortega doesn’t want happening with the postseason creeping up. (Daily Tar Heel)

Caitlyn Wurzburger Leads No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse To 21st Straight Win

Freshman Caitlyn Wurzburger set a season scoring high as top-ranked North Carolina picked up a 15-4 win over No. 7 Virginia on Sunday afternoon at Dorrance Field (Highlights). The Tar Heels won their 21st consecutive game, breaking the record to become the longest win streak in school history. The win clinched the 2021 ACC regular-season title. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Ortega To Return To UNC Women's Lacrosse For 2022 Season

Jamie Ortega has scored 313 points in her UNC career. She’s helped lead the Tar Heels to two Final Four appearances in her two full seasons in Chapel Hill. Regardless of the how this season ends, Ortega wants another year in Carolina Blue and plans to use the extra year of eligibility granted to spring student-athletes last year to return next season. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

No. 5 UNC Men's Lacrosse Dominates At No. 9 Syracuse, 21-9

Twelve Tar Heels scored as the fifth-ranked North Carolina men's lacrosse team won 21-9 at No. 9 Syracuse on Saturday afternoon (Highlights). UNC's 21 goals marked the team's highest scoring output against an ACC opponent since 1994. It was UNC largest margin of victory over Syracuse and just the second time UNC has beaten the Orange on the road. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 Women's Lacrosse Beats No. 7 Virginia For 20th Consecutive Win

Jamie Ortega and Katie Hoeg posted eight points apiece as top-ranked North Carolina picked up a 20-8 victory over No. 7 Virginia on Friday at Dorrance Field (Highlights). The Tar Heels won their 20th straight game, matching the longest streak in school history. Ortega finished with six goals and two assists, while Hoeg had four goals and four assists. (GoHeels.com)

Nine Midseason All-American Honors For UNC Women's Lacrosse

An impressive nine of 12 regular starters for the No. 1 North Carolina women's lacrosse team earned 2021 Midseason All-America honors from Inside Lacrosse. Five Tar Heels grabbed first-team honors at each position on the field: attackers Katie Hoeg and Jamie Ortega, midfielder Ally Mastroianni, defender Emma Trenchard, and goalie Taylor Moreno. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Ortega's 5 Goals Lead No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse Past No. 4 Notre Dame, 11-10

Jamie Ortega scored four of her five goals in the second half and lifted No. 1 North Carolina to an 11-10 win at No. 4 Notre Dame on a wet Saturday afternoon at Arlotta Stadium (Highlights). Caitlyn Wurzburger posted one of her best games yet as a freshman with two goals and one assist, while graduate student Kerrigan Miller added two goals. (GoHeels.com)

No. 3 UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls At Home To No. 6 Virginia, 18-16

The No. 3 North Carolina men's lacrosse team dropped a tight ACC battle Saturday, falling 18-16 to No. 6 Virginia (Highlights). The loss was the first at home this season for UNC (8-2, 1-2 ACC). "The ACC is tough – everybody is in the top 10," UNC coach said. "We've got to work on getting better as we go up to Syracuse next weekend. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse Visits No. 4 Notre Dame Saturday

The No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse team plays its second straight top-five opponent Saturday when it visits Notre Dame, which is ranked No. 4 by the IWLCA and USLacrosse. The Tar Heels and Fighting Irish will take the opening draw at 3 p.m. at Arlotta Stadium on the ACC Network. UNC is coming off a 17-6 win over No. 2 Syracuse last week. (GoHeels.com)

Katie Hoeg and Jamie Ortega: A 'Tandem That Will Go Down In Lacrosse History'

Jamie Ortega and Katie Hoeg combined for 15 points against Syracuse, tying their season-best point total set last month against James Madison. One of them has now either scored or assisted on 106 of UNC's 186 goals this season, continuing the path of lacrosse dominance they’ve paved since Ortega arrived in Hoeg’s sophomore year in 2018. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
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