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Video: UNC Women's Soccer Opens Season With 4-1 Win Over Wake Forest - Highlights
Rachel Jones scored twice for the Tar Heels as North Carolina opened their women's soccer season with a 4-1 victory against Wake Forest on a rainy night at Dorrance Field in Chapel Hill. Here are the highlights.
In uncertain season, UNC women's soccer plans to play with urgency
Brianna Pinto did not shy away from setting the expectations high when she committed to North Carolina three years ago. The Jordan High School soccer star said, "My freshman year at Carolina we're going to win a national championship." She was this close to nailing it too. Now a star junior midfielder, Pinto stands by her bold high school words. (WTVD
Many UNC women’s soccer players kneel during national anthem before decisive opening-game victory
UNC’s women’s soccer season started just like most of Coach Anson Dorrance
’s previous 43 seasons — with a victory. Before the Tar Heels’ 4–1 victory over Wake Forest in Chapel Hill, the majority of the team knelt during the national anthem and there was a moment of silence in support of social justice efforts. “Black lives do matter,” Dorrance said. (Tar Heel Tribune
Video: Carolina Insider Live - September 17, 2020
Jones Angell and Adam Lucas welcome UNC Athletics Director Bubba Cunningham to discuss the cancellation of North Carolina's football game against Charlotte this weekend, attempts to schedule a replacement opponent for Sept. 26, and more. Women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance
also joins the program to discuss his team.
UNC Men's Soccer Exhibition vs. NC State Rescheduled For Sunday
North Carolina will play its lone exhibition game of the 2020 men's soccer preseason when it hosts North Carolina State on Sunday at 6 p.m. at Dorrance Field. The scrimmage was originally scheduled for Friday but was rescheduled due to heavy rain in the area late in the week. UNC holds a 55-22-12 all-time series advantage against the Wolfpack. (GoHeels.com
UNC Student-Athlete Advisory Council creates voter registration initiative
Despite the uncertainty concerning many details of their upcoming sports seasons, UNC athletes are still finding a way to make their mark. This fall, an athlete-led voter initiative is working toward 100 percent voter registration among eligible athletes on UNC's 28 varsity sports teams. The project is organizing a voter registration drive. (Daily Tar Heel
UNC Women's Soccer Opens 2020 Season Against Wake Forest Thursday
UNC Women's Soccer looks to defend its regular-season ACC Championship beginning Thursday against Wake Forest. UNC holds a 32-2-2 all-time series lead against the Demon Deacons with the last Wake Forest win coming in 2012. UNC returns 23 players from 2019, highlighted by Emily Fox
and Brianna Pinto, who were All-ACC First Team selections. (GoHeels.com
UNC men's soccer looking to rebound from difficult 2019
Entering his 10th season at UNC, men's soccer coach Carlos Somoano and his squad have something to prove. Luckily, 2020 could see prolific play from senior forwards Alex Rose and Giovanni Montesdeoca. Rose was UNC's top scorer last season with seven goals, while Montesdeoca — who lost his 2019 season to injury — was the top scorer in 2018. (Daily Tar Heel
UNC women's soccer looks to repeat as ACC champions
UNC Women's Soccer fell to Stanford last year in a penalty shootout after both teams failed to score in the two previous overtimes. Still, the Tar Heels had an impressive record for the season despite the lack of a national title. Now, as the ACC Preseason Coaches Poll favorite to win the 2020 conference title, North Carolina is back and ready to play. (Daily Tar Heel
UNC men's and women's soccer teams raise money to fight childhood cancer
The North Carolina men’s and women’s soccer teams have been working together to raise money for the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center since Sept. 1, marking the beginning of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. The teams set the mark high in regards to a monetary goal at $15,000, and they've made progress in the early stages. (Daily Tar Heel