Chay Shegog, Laura Broomfield Earn All-ACC Honors
North Carolina senior Chay Shegog earned second-team All-Atlantic Coast Conference honors and classmate Laura Broomfield garnered honorable mention accolades in a vote by the league's Blue Ribbon Panel, league commissioner John Swofford announced Monday. Shegog finished fourth in the league in scoring with 16.1 points per game.
Tar Heel Women Hang On To Beat Florida State, 71-66
Laura Broomfield had 17 points to lead four Tar Heels in double figures and North Carolina snapped a three-game losing streak with a 71-66 win over Florida State Wednesday night at the Donald L. Tucker Center. Carolina (18-8, 8-5 ACC) led by 13 at halftime and by as many as 14 in the second half before holding on for the key league victory.
North Carolina women's woes continue
North Carolina suffered a pair of blowout losses earlier in the week, so coach Sylvia Hatchell went with experience for Sunday’s game against Georgia Tech, replacing freshman guards Brittany Rountree and Danielle Butts with seniors Laura Broomfield and She’la White. Instead of looking calm down the stretch, UNC’s veteran lineup seemed flustered. Georgia Tech left Carmichael Arena with a 56-54 win.
Tar Heel Women Edged by Georgia Tech, 56-54
The No. 22-ranked Tar Heels fell to No. 22 Georgia Tech, 56-54, on Sunday in the first game between teams with the same ranking in women's basketball since Jan. 14, 2003. Laura Broomfield had 15 points and 11 rebounds for North Carolina (17-8, 7-5), which has lost three straight - all to ranked teams.
No. 25 UNC women beat Wake Forest 75-71
Tierra Ruffin-Pratt scored 19 of her 21 points in the second half and No. 25 North Carolina finally took command late to beat Wake Forest 75-71 on Sunday. Laura Broomfield (20 points and 18 rebounds) and Chay Shegog (19 points, 10 rebounds) both had double-doubles, and Candace Wood added 10 points for the Tar Heels, who won their fourth straight.
Gray leads No. 16 Penn St women past No. 14 UNC
Zhaque Gray scored 25 points and No. 16 Penn State snapped a three-game losing streak in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge by defeating No. 14 North Carolina 103-84 on Wednesday night. Leading scorer Maggie Lucas had 21 points despite sitting out most of the second half with four fouls. Brittany Roundtree led North Carolina (5-1) with 27 points. Laura Broomfield added 21 points and 17 rebounds.
No. 19 Tar Heel Women Rout UNC-Greensboro, 91-35
Reserve Brittany Rountree scored 14 points to lead five players in double figures and No. 19 North Carolina routed UNC Greensboro 91-35 Wednesday night. Chay Shegog added 13 points, and Krista Gross and Danielle Butts had 13 each for the Tar Heels (3-0), who have won their first three games by an average of 52.7 points. Laura Broomfield chipped in with 11 points and 14 rebounds - her third double-double of the season.
No. 20 Tar Heel Women Rout USC Upstate, 91-34
The first few games of the season for No. 20 North Carolina seem to be a clear chance for coach Sylvia Hatchell to test her team’s depth. And that continued in the Tar Heels’ second game of the season on Sunday. Freshman Brittany Rountree, who made her first start, had 15 points while senior forward Laura Broomfield added 13 in a 91-34 romp over South Carolina Upstate.
UNC Women Make Quick Work of Gardner-Webb, 109-44
Senior centers Chay Shegog and Laura Broomfield each had double-doubles for No. 20 North Carolina in a 109-44 rout of Gardner-Webb on Saturday. Shegog tied her career high with 19 points and had 10 rebounds, and Broomfield added 15 points and 14 rebounds. Freshman wing Megan Buckland had 17 points in her first start for North Carolina, while Danielle Butts had 12.
No. 19 Tar Heel Women Top No. 14 FSU, 78-65
Laura Broomfield had 15 points and 11 rebounds to help North Carolina beat No. 14 Florida State 78-65 in Friday night's quarterfinals, sending the Tar Heels into the semifinals for the 26th time in 34 years. Italee Lucas added 13 points for the tournament's No. 6 seed, which blew nearly all of a 17-point lead in the second half before pulling away late against the cold-shooting Seminoles.
Four Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Honors
Senior guard Italee Lucas led a quartet of North Carolina players named to the 2011 All-Atlantic Coast Conference teams, ACC Commissioner John Swofford announced Tuesday. Lucas was named to the second team for the second straight year, while seniors Jessica Breland and Cetera DeGraffenreid and junior Laura Broomfield were given honorable mention.
No. 15 Tar Heel Women Dominate Virginia Tech, 76-51
Italee Lucas scored 19 points to help No. 15 North Carolina beat Virginia Tech 76-51 on Sunday. Laura Broomfield and Waltiea Rolle each had double-doubles for the Tar Heels (19-3, 5-2 ACC), who shot 47 percent and pulled away in the second half to sweep the two Virginia-based ACC schools this weekend. The Tar Heels also improved to 8-0 all-time against Virginia Tech (9-12, 0-7) in Chapel Hill.
No. 15 Tar Heel Women Top Virginia, 64-52
She'la White led four players in double figures with 14 points, and No. 15 North Carolina beat Virginia 64-52 on Friday night. Laura Broomfield added 13 points and 10 rebounds, and Italee Lucas and Cetera DeGraffenreid had 10 points each. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 13 rebounds and Krista Gross 10 for UNC, which out-rebounded Virginia 52-34.
UNC women win while missing key players
North Carolina was down two of its top post players before Friday's game tipped off against Virginia. Turns out the Tar Heels were just fine without them. UNC dominated the boards on both ends of the court and got a double-double performance from Laura Broomfield to beat the Cavaliers 64-52 at Carmichael Arena to bounce back from a loss at Maryland on Sunday.
Tar Heel women start fast, cruise past Cougars
Italee Lucas scored 21 points, Jessica Breland added 19 and Chay Shegog had 18 to help North Carolina out Washington State on Friday in the Rainbow Wahine Showdown. The Tar Heels trio combined to go 25-of-44 from the field. Tierra Ruffin-Pratt had 11 points and nine rebounds and Laura Broomfield added eight points and 10 rebounds for North Carolina.