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Jamie Ortega Leads No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Past High Point, 13-9

Jamie Ortega's six goals and two assists led second-ranked North Carolina to a 13-9 win in women's lacrosse over High Point on Friday evening at Kenan Stadium. Carolina scored the game's final three goals. Ortega tied her career high with eight points. Her six goals were one off her career high of seven last year versus Duke. With the win, UNC improved to 2-0. (

Katie Hoeg, Taylor Moreno Sweep ACC Women's Lacrosse Awards

North Carolina junior attacker Katie Hoeg has been named Atlantic Coast Conference Women's Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week, while UNC goalie Taylor Moreno was selected as ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Hoeg had career highs with six assists and nine points as No. 2 UNC beat defending NCAA champion and fourth-ranked James Madison. (

UNC Sweeps ACC Men's Lacrosse Honors

North Carolina attackman Andy Matthews and his teammate, midfielder Zachary Tucci, have earned Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week honors. Matthews notched a career high five assists and matched his career high for points in a game with five as No. 14 UNC defeated Furman 14-10 to earn offensive player of the week honors. (

No. 2 UNC Women's Lacrosse Opens Season With 18-7 Blowout Over No. 4 James Madison

The second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team made quite the statement Saturday in its season opener at Kenan Stadium, as it rolled to a dominant 18-7 victory over No. 4 James Madison (Highlights). This comes after James Madison defeated the Tar Heels twice last season on its way to a national title. Nine different players scored for the Tar Heels. (

Career Days For Matthews, Tucci Lead UNC Men's Lacrosse Past Furman, 14-10

Andy Matthews recorded five assists and Zachary Tucci won the sixth most face-offs in a game in UNC history as the Tar Heels held off Furman 14-10 in men's lacrosse at Kenan Stadium on Saturday (Highlights). The game was the home opener for the Tar Heels after they started their season with a 20-9 win at Mercer last Saturday. UNC is now 2-0 on the season (

Jamie Ortega Unfazed After Record-Setting Freshman Year

When she was in the middle of it, one of the best seasons not only by a freshman, but by any player in North Carolina women's lacrosse history, Jamie Ortega seemed unfazed. But everything wasn't always as easy as Ortega made it look in earning ACC and National Freshman of the Year honors and setting UNC freshman records for goals (70) and points (86). (

UNC Women's Lacrosse Hosts Defending Champ JMU In Opener Saturday

North Carolina will host defending NCAA champion James Madison on Saturday to open the 2019 women's lacrosse season for both teams. The Tar Heels and Dukes will meet at 3 p.m. in Chapel Hill, just after the UNC men host Furman at noon in doubleheader action at Kenan Stadium. The Tar Heels are tied for No. 2 in the preseason IWLCA poll. (

Joe Breschi's Tar Heels Host UNC Men's Lacrosse Home Opener Saturday

Coach and his 2019 North Carolina men's lacrosse team return to action on Saturday when the Tar Heels meet the Furman Paladins at 12 p.m. at Kenan Stadium in Chapel Hill, N.C. The game will be the home opener for the Tar Heels after starting its 2019 season last Saturday with a 20-9 victory over the Mercer University Bears in Roswell, Georgia. (

UNC Men's Lacrosse Opens Season With 20-9 Victory Over Mercer

The North Carolina men’s lacrosse team got its season started off on the right foot on Saturday in Atlanta, as it cruised to a 20-9 victory over the Mercer Bears. Midfielder Justin Anderson led the way for the Tar Heels with three goals on five shots for Carolina (1-0), who opened up an 11-3 lead by the halftime break and never looked back the rest of the way. (

Season preview: UNC women's lacrosse returns nine starters in 2019

Vengeance comes early for head coach Jenny Levy's North Carolina women's lacrosse team. For the fifth year in a row, UNC starts its season against James Madison. Last season, the Tar Heels had their season ended just one game short of the national championship — at the hands of the Dukes. Here is how the No. 3 team in the country is shaping up for 2019. (Daily Tar Heel)

Tar Heels Open 2019 Men’s Lacrosse Season Saturday

Coach 's 2019 edition of the North Carolina men's lacrosse team opens its regular-season on Saturday when the Tar Heels visit the Mercer University Bears at 1 p.m. Breschi returns a veteran unit from last season. UNC is hungry to improve upon its last two seasons' finishes as Carolina finished 8-8 in 2017 while making the NCAA Tournament. (

Katie Hoeg, Jamie Ortega Lead UNC Women's Lacrosse into 2019 After Breakout Seasons

A glance at North Carolina’s women's lacrosse roster shows just four seniors and one graduate student. But make no mistake, this is a much more experienced UNC team than a year ago. Last year, UNC had to replace nine starters. The Tar Heels welcome back 12 players that started at least five games last season, including Katie Hoeg and Jamie Ortega. (US Lacrosse Magazine)
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