Amber Brooks Named TDS Player of the Year
North Carolina senior midfielder Amber Brooks has been named TopDrawerSoccer.com's Player of the Year for the 2012 as announced Wednesday by the website's editors. She is the third Tar Heel in history to have earned the honor, joining Yael Averbuch (2006) and Casey Nogueira (2008) in being honored by one of college soccer's premier websites.
Peterson, Nogueira And Engel Win Patterson Medals
Women's soccer national players of the year Casey Nogueira and Whitney Engen and All-America swimmer Chip Peterson are the recipients of the 2010 Patterson Medals, the most prestigious awards presented to student-athletes at the University of North Carolina.
Five Former Tar Heels Will Compete For U.S. In Algarve Cup
Following a 20-day training camp at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., U.S. Women's National Team head coach Pia Sundhage has named a 19-player roster for the 2010 Algarve Cup in Portugal. The 19-woman roster includes a quintet of former Tar Heel players - Heather O'Reilly, Catherine Reddick Whitehill, Casey Nogueira, Yael Averbuch and Tobin Heath.
Casey Nogueira leads Heels to College Cup final
Casey Nogueira has put a dismal, for her, regular season in the mirror. Noguiera surpassed her regular season goal total with the lone marker in North Carolina's 1-0 NCAA Women's Soccer Tournament semifinal win over Notre Dame. The Tar Heels will look for their 20th NCAA title on Sunday against the No. 1 Stanford Cardinal, who beat UCLA in the first semifinal.
UNC women's soccer advances to its 23rd championship game
Casey Nogueira scored in the 83rd minute and North Carolina advanced to its 23rd championship game with a 1-0 victory over Notre Dame at the Women's College Cup on Friday night. The Tar Heels (22-3-1) will go for their 21st national title against undefeated Stanford (25-0) in Sunday's final. The Irish (21-4-1), who had a 19-game unbeaten streak snapped, were playing in their fourth straight College Cup.
Casey Nogueira's Late Goal Sends Tar Heels To Championship Game
Senior forward Casey Nogueira's 13th career NCAA Tournament goal proved to be a lucky one as it sent the third-ranked North Carolina women's soccer team to the finals of the 2009 tournament as Carolina blanked fifth-ranked Notre Dame 1-0 Friday night before a crowd of 8,026 at the Aggie Soccer Stadium. UNC advances to play undefeated and untied Stanford (25-0) on Sunday at 1 p.m. EDT in the national championship game.
Casey Nogueira finds the right touch
UNC's Casey Nogueira didn't need to pluck a four-leaf clover to break her slump. Instead, the senior forward for the Tar Heels' women's soccer team just stopped shooting so hard. The counter-intuitive approach worked just in time for last season's National Player of the Year to regain her scoring touch. Nogueira and the Tar Heels are back on stride and in College Station, Texas, for the semifinals of the NCAA Women's College Cup.
Casey Nogueira Named Progress Energy Performer Of The Week
Casey Nogueira scored three goals to beat Wake Forest in the NCAA women's soccer quarterfinal and is the Progress Energy tar Heel of the Week for November 23-29, 2009. The senior from Raleigh helped UNC to a 5-2 quarterfinal win over the Demon Deacons. It was the fourth hat trick of Nogueira's career and the 11th multi-goal game of her time at UNC.
UNC Women's Soccer Advances To College Cup Behind Nogueira's Hat Trick
Senior forward Casey Nogueira recorded the fourth hat trick of her career and the 11th multi-goal game to lead the third-ranked UNC women's soccer team to a 5-2 win over ninth-ranked Wake Forest in the NCAA quarterfinals before a crowd of 2,914 at Fetzer Field Friday. With the win, UNC advances to the NCAA College Cup for the 25th time in the last 28 years. The Tar Heels will meet Notre Dame next Friday in the NCAA semifinals in College Station, Texas.
Casey Nogueira's Goal Sends Tar Heels To NCAA Quarterfinals
Senior forward Casey Nogueira scored her ninth goal of the season in the 82nd minute and North Carolina's defense posted its eighth straight shutout as the third-ranked Tar Heel women's soccer team defeated 19th-ranked Maryland 1-0 in the NCAA third round before a crowd of 2,898 at Fetzer Field Saturday afternoon. Carolina became the seventh No. 1 or No. 2 seed to advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament.
Women's Soccer extends shutout streak to eight games
Casey Nogueira, the 2008 Soccer America Player of the Year, broke a 0-0 tie in the 82nd minute with her ninth goal of the season to give No. 3 North Carolina a 1-0 win over ACC rival Maryland, its eighth straight shutout victory, in the NCAA third round before a crowd of 2,898 at Fetzer Field Saturday afternoon. Carolina will host No. 3 seed Wake Forest in the NCAA quarterfinals on Friday.
Q&A With Carolina All-America Casey Nogueira
On the eve of UNC's opening game in the 2009 NCAA Women's Soccer Championship, UNC athletic communications student assistant T.J. Scholl sat down with UNC senior forward Casey Nogueira for a quick question-and-answer session. Nogueira, who normally leads by her actions more than her words, appears focused and ready for a championship run by the Tar Heels.
Houston, Nogueira Share Progress Energy Performer Of The Week Honors
Ryan Houston rushed for 164 yards in Carolina's 19-6 win over Duke and Casey Nogueira earned MVP honors as the Tar Heels won the ACC soccer title for the fifth year in a row to share Progress Energy Tar Heel of the Week honors for November 2-8, 2009.
UNC Women's Soccer Claims ACC Tournament Championship For 20th Time
After enduring a regular season in which it lost three ACC matches, the fourth-ranked UNC women's soccer team was at its best Sunday as the Tar Heels defeated third-ranked Florida State 3-0 to win the school's 20th ACC Tournament championship in the past 22 years and the team's fifth successive crown. Senior Casey Nogueira was named the tournament's Most Valuable Player.
Casey Nogueira Scores Twice As Tar Heels Blank Clemson 3-0
Sixth-ranked North Carolina started eight seniors and played all 26 players who were dressed Thursday night as the Tar Heel women's soccer team broke a two-match losing streak by beating Clemson 3-0 at Fetzer Field. Senior Casey Nogueira scored a pair of goals and junior Jessica McDonald added one while the Tar Heel defense held Clemson without a shot while recording its 10th shutout of the campaign in 17 matches.