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Five UNC Women's Lacrosse Players Make Final Tewaarton Award Watch List

Five North Carolina women's lacrosse players were selected to the final 2020 Tewaaraton Award Watch List, announced on Tuesday. Katie Hoeg, Taylor Moreno, Jamie Ortega, and Emma Trenchard were on the preseason list released in February. Joining them on the final 56-player list was Scottie Rose Growney, one of six new additions made on March 11. (

A Championship Legacy For UNC Women's Athletics

Of UNC's 52 team national championships, 37 have been won by the women's programs. Female student-athletes have also won 31 of the Tar Heels' 57 individual national titles. Ask any of the head coaches of those programs what it takes to build such a tradition and they'll say hardworking student-athletes with great character. But there are other factors, too. (

Chris Gray, William Perry Named To Final Tewaarton Award Watch List

North Carolina's Chris Gray and William Perry were selected to the final 2020 Tewaaraton Award Watch List on Tuesday. Gray and Perry were first selected to the initial 50-player watch list in February. The Tewaaraton Award is the pre-eminent lacrosse award, annually honoring the top male and female college lacrosse player in the United States. (

How to watch UNC classic sports on ACC Network this week

In a time with no live sports for the foreseeable future, a lot of networks are re-airing old games. The ACC Network is no exception. This week, the focus is on Olympic sports and original programming with a healthy dose of men's and women's basketball. Stay safe, stay at home, and enjoy a wide variety of North Carolina sports this week. (Tar Heel Blog)

Five UNC Women's Lacrosse Players Earn All-American Honors From ILWomen

Five UNC women's lacrosse players have earned spots on the 2020 Inside Lacrosse All-America teams, announced Tuesday. Katie Hoeg, Jamie Ortega, and Emma Trenchard were named to the first team, giving the Tar Heels the most first-team selections of any school. Securing honorable-mention honors were Scottie Rose Growney and Taylor Moreno. (

NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility. The NCAA Division I Council voted Monday to give college athletes who compete in spring sports such as baseball, softball and lacrosse a way to get back the season they lost, but did not guarantee financial aid. (Associated Press)

UNC Men's Lacrosse coach Joe Breschi: "This was so much bigger than a game"

UNC Men's Lacrosse played their final game on March 10. On March 12, they met to discuss the ACC’s suspension of all spring sports. Fifteen minutes after the meeting ended, the NCAA canceled all spring championships. “I think a lot of guys knew what was on the horizon,” senior Justin Anderson said. Five days later, the inevitable announcement came. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Seniors on the No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse team hope for extra year of eligibility

On March 17, the No. 1 UNC Women's Lacrosse team found out their win over No. 6 Northwestern would be their last game of the season. UNC and the ACC announced all spring sports competition would be canceled amid the outbreak of COVID-19. "It was hard for everybody," coach Jenny Levy said. "But we also understand the seriousness of the matter." (Daily Tar Heel)

Katie Hoeg, UNC's All-Time Women's Lacrosse Points Leader, Is Not Done Yet

Although “hard work” is often a cliché in the sports world, Katie Hoeg and those around her truly attribute her rise up the Tar Heels’ record book to her unparalleled desire to improve. Year over year, Hoeg hopes to get better. And the numbers exemplify that drive. Hoeg said her siblings, including her younger brother, James, helped mold her into who she is. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Chris Gray In The Driver's Seat For UNC Men's Lacrosse

The pressure to perform at attack on the lacrosse field never appears to rattle North Carolina junior Chris Gray, despite the constant attention he attracts. But Gray, the former star at Boston University who has seamlessly transitioned into the same role with the fourth-ranked, unbeaten Tar Heels, admits to feeling somewhat squeezed early last summer. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
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