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UNC's Ally Mastroianni: Making Dreams Come True

Working with children with intellectual disabilities has always been a passion for Ally Mastroianni. Inspired by her cousin and best friend Danielle, who lives with disabilities, Mastroianni has always strived to make an inclusive environment and raise awareness wherever she goes. When she arrived at UNC, she immediately got involved with a local organization. (Inside Lacrosse)

Lucas: A Women's Sports School

once provided a quote that has come to define Tar Heel women's sports. "This is a women's soccer school. We're just trying to keep up with them." As the Tar Heels celebrate 50 years of women's sports at North Carolina, those words still resonate. At the time of Smith's quote, 's program didn't need to be legitimized by anyone. (GoHeels.com)

Katie Hoeg Wins Scholarship, 63 Tar Heels Inducted Into Honorary Society

Sixty-three Tar Heels have earned inducted into Chi Alpha Sigma honorary society and Katie Hoeg, the leading scorer in UNC women's lacrosse history, has been awarded the honorary society's postgraduate scholarship. Hoeg, a 2021 UNC graduate, is attending UNC's Adams School of Dentistry and plans to pursue an advanced degree in oral surgery. (GoHeels.com)

Michael Carter, Sara Daavettila, Katie Hoeg Win 2021 Patterson Medals

The University of North Carolina will award the 2021 Patterson Medals for the most outstanding career achievements to , one of the most explosive running backs in UNC football history; , UNC's first Honda Sport Award winner for women's tennis; and Katie Hoeg, the women's lacrosse's program's all-time leading scorer. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Welcomes 3 Top Transfers

The North Carolina women's lacrosse team has added transfers Andie Aldave, Olivia Dirks, and Sam Geiersbach to the 2021-22 Tar Heel roster, head coach Jenny Levy announced on Wednesday. All three are decorated players who should aid the Tar Heels' effort to reach the NCAA Tournament final four for the 10th time in the last 13 years in 2022. (GoHeels.com)

Sara Daavettila, Chris Gray Earn Academic All-America Honors

North Carolina's from women's tennis and Chris Gray from men's lacrosse have been named Academic All-Americans, recognizing academic and athletic excellence during the 2020-21 school year. They join UNC women's soccer standouts and Rachel Jones in earning Academic All-America honors for the 2020-21 school year. (GoHeels.com)

Playing for More Than Herself, Kayla Wood Taking Athletes Unlimited By Storm

For the third straight week, Kayla Wood steps into a Team Gold uniform: a reminder of how she first fell in love with lacrosse. After the first two weeks of Athletes Unlimited, Wood tops the leaderboard with 812 points, 59 points ahead of second-place. Fresh out of UNC, Wood solidified herself as a player to be feared — and loved — in professional lacrosse. (US Lacrosse Magazine)

Former UNC Standouts Starring in New Women’s Lacrosse League

Athletes Unlimited’s new professional women’s lacrosse league may only be a few days old, but University of North Carolina alumnae are already making their mark. Through the league’s first six games, 2021 North Carolina graduate Kayla Wood is the league’s leading scorer. Goalkeeper Caylee Waters, who graduated in 2017, is currently the No. 7 scorer. (Chapelboro.com)

Caitlyn Wurzburger primed for breakout for UNC women's lacrosse

Transitioning to the college game isn’t easy, not even the greatest high school girls lacrosse player of all time. That rang true at North Carolina, where Caitlyn Wurzburger was joining an squad that returned two of the best players in the nation. "When you get on the field you're like, ‘Whoa, I'm wearing a Carolina jersey, this is unreal,’" Wurzburger said. (Daily Tar Heel)

Former UNC Women's Lacrosse Stars Shine In Pro League Opening Weekend

The new Athletes Unlimited professional women's lacrosse league opened play last week, and former North Carolina players shined on the field on the inaugural weekend. Eight former Tar Heel players are participating: , , Amber McKenzie, Emily Parros, , Caroline Wakefield, Caylee Waters, and Kayla Wood. (GoHeels.com)
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