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Montesdeoca Continues Extra-Time Success, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

No. 3 UNC men's soccer continued its recent extra-time success, defeating No. 8 Notre Dame 1-0 in the second period of extra time. Men's cross country posted a stellar performance at the Battle in Beantown and the top-ranked field hockey team beat No. 4 Duke. Women's golf's Kelly Whaley kept rolling, and women's soccer has posted three straight shutouts. (

Giovanni Montesdeoca Named ACC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week

North Carolina sophomore forward Giovanni Montesdeoca has been named the ACC Men's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, while North Carolina State sophomore goalkeeper Leon Krapf is this week's ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Montesdeoca scored the game winner in the 106th minute to give North Carolina a 1-0 victory at No. 8 Notre Dame on Friday. (

No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Prevails In Defensive Battle At Clemson

The fifth-ranked North Carolina women's soccer team remained unbeaten in the ACC, defeating Clemson 1-0 Sunday at Historic Riggs Field (Highlights). Both teams entered undefeated in the ACC and the Tar Heels prevailed on a first half goal by Rachel Jones to improve to 8-2-1 and 3-0 in the ACC. UNC had an 11-6 edge in total shots and a 3-2 margin in shots on goal. (

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Beats No. 8 Notre Dame In Extra Time

Giovanni Montesdeoca's 106th minute winner gave No. 3 North Carolina the 1-0 victory over No. 8 Notre Dame Friday in the second period of extra time. Carolina improves to 6-1 (2-0 ACC) and remains unbeaten in its last 11 matches that have gone into extra time. Carolina's defensive effort should not go unnoticed. The Tar Heel back line held the Irish to three shots. (

Three Tar Heel Alumnae Named To U.S. Roster For Concacaf Championship

U.S. Women's National Team coach Jill Ellis named 20 players to the roster for the 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship that will be contested October 4-17 at three venues, including WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. This group includes three alumnae from UNC's famed program - goalkeeper , defender , and forward . (

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Travels To No. 8 Notre Dame For Big ACC Showdown

No. 3 North Carolina heads to South Bend, to take on No. 8 Notre Dame on Friday with first place in the Coastal Division on the line. UNC and Notre Dame had their second ACC game of the season postponed due to hurricane Florence, so both teams are looking to go 2-0 in the ACC. The top 10 matchup will be streamed live on ACC Network Extra beginning at 7 p.m. (

No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Rolls By Pitt 3-0

The fifth-ranked UNC women's soccer team scored a pair of goals in the opening 22 minutes of the game and went on to roll past the Pittsburgh Panthers 3-0 Thursday at WakeMed Soccer Park. The game was moved to Cary after the Tar Heels' 2018 home at Finley Fields South was under significant flood water early in the week in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence. (

Crystal Dunn Named to 20-player roster for 2018 Concacaf Women's Championship

has been called up to the U.S. Women’s National Team as head coach Jill Ellis has named 20 players to the roster for the 2018 Concacaf Women’s Championship that will be contested from Oct. 4-17 at three venues across the United States, including Sahlen’s Stadium at WakeMed Soccer Park, where the USWNT will play its group stage Oct. 4-10. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Tar Heels Sweep ACC Women's Soccer Player Of The Week Awards

Following a 1-0 win at No. 2 Florida State, North Carolina freshman forward Rachel Jones has been named this week's ACC Women's Soccer Offensive Player of the Week, while teammate, sophomore midfielder Taylor Otto is ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Jones scored her first career goal in her first career start to lead No. 6 UNC to a 1-0 upset at No. 2 Florida State. (

UNC Men's Soccer Game Versus UNCG Canceled For Tuesday

The game between No. 3 North Carolina and UNC Greensboro scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 18 has been canceled due to adverse conditions from Hurricane Florence. As of right now, the game will not be rescheduled. UNC's game against Duke originally scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14, but postponed due to Hurricane Florence, has no official makeup date at this time. (

Jones' First Goal Lifts UNC Women's Soccer, Olympic Sports Notes

Rachel Jones had a big night Friday, making her first career start and scoring her first career goal to lead 's North Carolina squad to a 1-0 win at No. 2 Florida State. UNC freshman Erin Matson continues to impress for the undefeated field hockey team. Dougie Ergood, led the UNC men's golf team and finished fifth at the Louisville Cardinal Challenge. (

No. 6 UNC Women's Soccer Knocks Off No. 2 Florida State, 1-0

Freshman Rachel Jones scored her first career goal to help lift the sixth-ranked UNC women's soccer team past second-ranked Florida State on Friday. After dropping games at Santa Clara and Stanford last weekend, UNC broke a two-match losing streak and improved to 6-2-1 overall and 1-0 in the ACC. Carolina has now won its last three meetings against the Seminoles. (
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