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UNC Finishes Sixth In Nation In Final Directors Cup Standings

The national champion women's lacrosse squad was one of eight Tar Heel teams to finish in the top 10 in NCAA Championship play this season to propel North Carolina to a sixth-place finish in the 2021-22 Directors' Cup. This is UNC's 23rd top-10 performance in the 28-year history of the Cup, its fourth time in the top six in the last seven competitions. (

Chansky’s Notebook: Learning to Be Great

The story doesn’t get older, it gets better. From his 30s to his 70s, women's soccer coach has built more than a dynasty at UNC. He has erected an industry by turning athletic women once afraid to admit they were competitive into national and international icons who now know they have a right to be there along with anyone else in any sport. (

Mia Hamm Inducted Into US Olympic & Paralympic Hall Of Fame

Three-time Olympic medalist and FIFA Women's World Cup champion since concluding her All-America and Herman Trophy-winning career at North Carolina, will be inducted into the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame in the individual category Friday during a ceremony at the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum in Colorado Springs. (

Documentary on UNC women's soccer dynasty to air on ACC Network

UNC’s unrivaled women’s soccer dominance will be chronicled in a one-hour original documentary Hidden Dynasty: The Story of Carolina Women’s Soccer premiering exclusively on ACC Network as part on Thursday, June 23 at 8 p.m. ET. Since 1979, and under head coach ’s leadership, the Tar Heels became a women’s soccer powerhouse. (

50 Years Of Glory: UNC Women's Athletics And Title IX

In the 1940s, Frances Hogan, credited as the Mother of Women's Sports at UNC, coached a club field hockey team that worked out at Kenan Stadium, often facing hecklers from male counterparts. Hogan stayed focused for more than 30 years with the hope that women would one day have an equal playing field. In 1971-72, she got her wish. (

‘It Was Time to Tell The Story’: Documentarian Discusses New UNC Women’s Soccer Film

To honor ’s UNC women's soccer program and to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Title IX, ACC Network will air a documentary chronicling the Tar Heels’ dominance. “Hidden Dynasty: The Story of Carolina Women’s Soccer” will air Thursday at 8 p.m., and features interviews with UNC stars , , Dorrance and more. (

Video: Anson Dorrance Joins "Packer and Durham" Show

Legendary North Carolina women's soccer coach joined Mark Packer and Wes Durham of the "Packer and Durham" show on Wednesday morning to discuss the ACC Network's upcoming documentary "Hidden Dynasty: The Story of Carolina Women's Soccer" that will air on Thursday, June 23 at 8:00 pm. (View Video)

UNC Women's Soccer Announces 2022 Schedule

The 2022 University of North Carolina women's soccer schedule features 11 matches against teams that participated in the 2021 NCAA Championship as part of its 18-game regular-season slate announced Wednesday. The Tar Heels will play seven matches against teams that claimed either their ACC's regular-season or tournament championship a year ago. (

Title IX pioneers: Mia Hamm inspired a generation of American girls to play soccer

was a scorer, a winner and a marketable icon that paved the way for women soccer players. Hamm was born three months before Title IX became effective on June 23, 1972. A generation later, she was the face of soccer in the U.S. Her popularity inspired many young girls to play the sport and gave older ones an opportunity to find a career. (Asheville Citizen-Times)

USWNT Star Tobin Heath Joins OL Reign

U.S. women's national team star has signed with the NWSL's OL Reign. Heath, 34, has signed for the remainder of the 2022 season with the option to extend through 2023. Heath was released from Arsenal in April after she picked up a hamstring injury that ruled her out for the remainder of the season, when her contract was due to expire. (
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