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Alex Comsia Named ACC Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of The Year

North Carolina senior defender Alex Comsia has been named the 2018 ACC Men's Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and leads the sport's All-ACC Academic team, released Thursday. Comsia, a business administration major, is joined on the team by Nils Bruening, also a business major. Comsia and Bruening graduated from UNC in December. (

UNC Women Share Sports With Young Tar Heels

On Sunday, hundreds of girls and boys gathered at Fetzer Gym, where Tar Heel student-athletes from 13 women's teams taught kids about their sports as part of the Carolina Athletics celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. For a chaotic 90 minutes, members of North Carolina women's athletics teams demonstrated various aspects of their sports. (

Crystal Dunn named to Concacaf Female Best XI

’s transition to defense was a success. Now the rest of the world is giving the Rockville Centre, N.Y. native her due. Dunn, who plays for the North Carolina Courage (National Women’s Soccer League) was named to the 2018 Concacaf Best XI Tuesday. Dunn is expected to be named to the U.S. team for the Women’s World Cup in France this June and July. (Front Row Soccer)

Three Tar Heels Selected In NWSL College Draft

Three members of the North Carolina women's soccer team were selected in the 2019 NWSL College Draft Thursday at McCormick Place. Defender Julia Ashley and midfielder Dorian Bailey were taken in the first round, with midfielder Alex Kimball tabbed in the fourth round. Ashley, who had six goals and 10 assists as a senior, was the No. 6 overall pick to Sky Blue FC. (

Emily Fox Joins Four Former UNC Women's Soccer Players In USWNT January Callup

U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis has named a 26-player roster for the January training camp that will be held for the first time in Europe. UNC defender Emily Fox is one of two collegians named to the roster. She is also one of five Tar Heels named to the team. Other former UNC players on the team include , , , and Jessica McDonald. (

John Nelson Signs Generation Adidas Deal, Enters 2019 MLS Draft

UNC sophomore John Nelson has signed a Generation adidas contract with Major League Soccer and is eligible for selection in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft on Jan. 11. Generation adidas is a program between MLS and adidas in which the top college underclassmen and select youth national team players are signed to MLS contracts and made available in the SuperDraft. (

Mark Salas Joins U-20 National Soccer Team Training Camp

North Carolina sophomore Mark Salas has been called to join the U-20 National Team Training Camp from Jan. 4-13 in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., U.S. Soccer announced Friday. This is Salas's first appearance with the U-20 team as the side prepares for the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Poland after winnings its second straight Concacaf U-20 Championship in November. (

Some wedding bells: Crystal Dunn is getting married

Before the year is out, has one more goal: Getting married. The U.S. international is set to marry her fiancée, Pierre Soubrier. Soubrier is the head of sports medicine and performance for the Colorado Rapids. It’s been quite a year for Dunn, who played a vital role for the North Carolina Courage, which captured the Supporters Shield and the NWSL championship. (Front Row Soccer)

Soccer star Crystal Dunn on pay disparity, the pressure to succeed — and her fave Drake

For , the idea from was downright frightening. It was 2010, and Dunn had been chosen by America’s most celebrated women’s soccer player to wear her legendary No. 19 UNC jersey. “I was like, ‘No!’ ” says Dunn with a laugh as she recalls her reaction. “Because I knew I would be messing up in that jersey." That, of course, did not happen. (The Undefeated)

Julia Ashley Named Finalist For 2019 Honda Sport Award for Soccer

UNC's Julia Ashley is one of four finalists for the 2019 Honda Sport Award for Soccer as announced Tuesday. The Award has been presented annually by the CWSA for the past 43 years to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports and signifies "the best of the best in collegiate athletics". Ashley is also one of 10 finalists for the 2018 Senior CLASS Award. (

Relive the biggest moments in UNC field hockey and women's soccer's 2018 season

From the first game against Michigan, a team it would ultimately defeat in the NCAA quarterfinals, the North Carolina field hockey team was dominant. Carolina ran through a grueling non-conference schedule that featured the nation’s best teams. UNC’s dominance continued into the NCAA Tournament. No game was ever closer than two goals. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: UNC Highlights of Mia Hamm, Silver Anniversary Award Recipient

University of North Carolina women's soccer great , UNC class of 1994, has been named a recipient of the prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award for 2019. Take a look at a few of her amazing highlights while playing at Carolina. Read More...
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