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Alessia Russo Primed For Record Free-Agent Soccer Deal In England WSL

Manchester United have rejected a world-record transfer offer for England and former UNC striker , after Arsenal made a sensational attempt to sign the Lionesses star just 24 hours from Tuesday's deadline. Arsenal's offer would have made Russo the women's game's most expensive signing, surpassing the record of around £400,000. (

UNC's National Girls & Women In Sports Day Celebration Set For Jan. 22

Young Tar Heel fans are invited to join UNC women's sports teams for 2023 UNC National Girls & Women in Sports Day, an annual event to highlight women's athletics at Carolina. The NGWSD celebration is Jan. 22 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Practice Complex on the UNC campus. The free event is for girls and boys pre-K through eighth grade. (

Tori Hansen Selected By Orlando Pride In NWSL Draft

UNC senior defender Tori Hansen, a first-team All-America player, was selected by the Orlando Pride in the third round of the 2023 National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) Draft Thursday. Hansen is the 21st Tar Heel taken in the NWSL Draft and the first drafted by the Orlando Pride. Hansen was tabbed first-team All-America by College Soccer News. (

Tar Heels Lead In Learfield Directors' Cup Standings Through Fall

The University of North Carolina's 10th field hockey NCAA title and 27th appearance in the women's soccer national championship game highlighted an outstanding fall and lifted the Tar Heels to the top spot in the 2022-23 Learfield Directors' Cup standings. UNC amassed 382.5 points in the fall, including 100 by field hockey and 90 by women's soccer. (

Seven Tar Heels Called Up To U.S. Soccer U18/19 Women's National Team Camp

Three current North Carolina women's soccer standouts and four incoming signees have been called in for the 2023 Women's Youth National Team Under-18/Under-19 training camp. Representing the Tar Heels will be Tessa Dellarose, Nona Reason, and Ally Sentnor along with signees Savannah King, Mia Oliaro, Melina Rebimbas, and Evelyn Shores. (

New Statements Confirm Assault by U.S. Soccer Coach Gregg Berhalter While at UNC

A scandal within the U.S. Men’s National Soccer Team has several University of North Carolina ties. USMNT head coach released a statement Tuesday which confirmed an incident between him and his wife, Rosalind Berhalter (nee Santana), when the two were students and dating at the University of North Carolina in 1991. (

Adam Lucas' favorite stories from 2022

Feb. 4: Mother of the Family–We lost too many North Carolina Tar Heels in 2022, including and . I think they’d be okay, though, with spotlighting Linda Woods here, because she was an integral part of solidifying the Carolina family. Feb. 18: Manek Finds Second Home–We haven’t had many Tar Heels like . (Adam Lucas)

Top Stories of 2022: UNC’s National Titles and Near-Misses

There’s a reason UNC is known as the "University of National Champions." Carolina’s 48 team NCAA championships are tied for seventh-most among Division 1 schools and most of any ACC school. UNC's most recent titles were both memorable and perfect. UNC women’s lacrosse and field hockey teams put together undefeated seasons that ended in glory. (

UNC's Milo Garvanian Selected By CF Montreal In MLS SuperDraft

UNC men's soccer player Milo Garvanian was selected by CF Montréal in the second round of the 2023 MLS SuperDraft on Wednesday. He was taken with the 54th pick. Garvanian, a defender/midfielder, becomes the 51st pick all-time in UNC history. The Tar Heels have had at least one player selected in the SuperDraft in all but one season since 2005. (

Player To Coach To UNC Graduate: Why Omar Holness Came Back

Several factors brought Omar Holness from his hometown of Kingston, Jamaica, to UNC: athletic excellence, academic prestige, and the ability to earn a degree from a world-renowned university. Seven years after leaving, those same reasons brought him back. Once he stepped foot on campus, the rest was history. Holness quickly made a name for himself. (
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