Four Tar Heels Set To Play In 2018 MLL All-Star Game
Four former University of North Carolina men's lacrosse players will be on the field on Thursday, June 28 at Harvard Stadium as the Major League Lacrosse All-Stars meet Team USA in a contest that begins at 7 p.m. Attackman Marcus Holman, all-star player for the Ohio Machine, will be competing for Team USA as it goes up against the MLL All-Stars.
Chris Cloutier Named MLL Offensive Player of the Week
Denver Outlaws attackman Chris Cloutier was named the Major League Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week for Week 5. Cloutier played four years at North Carolina, graduating earlier this month. He is the second Tar Heel named the MLL's Offensive Player of the Week this season, joining Marcus Holman, Class of 2013, who earned the award in week 3.
Marcus Holman Sets Major League Lacrosse Record
Ohio Machine attackman Marcus Holman was named the Warrior Offensive Player of the Week for Week 2. His record-setting performance paced the Machine in a 25-13 win over the Lizards on Sunday. Holman, 26, broke the league record for goals scored in a single game with 11 in Sunday’s win. The sixth-year pro out of UNC also had an assist for a career-high 12 points.
Marcus Holman Named To U.S. Men's Lacrosse Team For World Championships
U.S. national team coach John Danowski has named the 23-player roster that will represent the United States in the Federation of International Lacrosse Men's World Championship July 12-21 in Israel. The U.S. team will again include 2013 UNC alumnus Marcus Holman, who also played on the National Team at the World Championships in Denver in 2014.
My Carolina Experience: Marcus Holman
Thanks to Marcus Holman, his family’s love affair with Carolina and, more specifically, with Carolina’s Lacrosse programs runs deep. He grew up in Baltimore, Md., with two former NCAA Division I lacrosse standouts for parents. His affinity for the game was evident and having two siblings who were also brought up in the game made his love for lacrosse that much stronger.
Holman Heads Up UNC Lacrosse All-America Honorees
Five members of the 2013 ACC champion University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team have been named to the U.S. Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association Teams announced Thursday. Senior attackman Marcus Holman (Baltimore, Md.) headed up UNC's selections as he was named a first-teamer, his third time being named to a USILA All-America Team.
Tar Heels Win ACC Lacrosse Championship
Third-ranked North Carolina defeated Virginia 16-13 Sunday afternoon in the ACC Men's Lacrosse Tournament championship game as Coach Joe Breschi's Tar Heels seized their first conference crown in 17 years. Marcus Holman was the Tournament Most Valuable Player after a six-point effort against Duke in the semifinals Friday and a five-assist performance in the win over the Cavaliers.
UNC Lacrosse Wins Slugfest With Blue Devils 18-17
Marcus Holman scored the game-winning goal with 1:28 to play and Kieran Burke saved David Lawson's shot with six seconds left as third-ranked North Carolina defeated sixth-ranked Duke 18-17 Friday night in the ACC Tournament semifinals at Kenan Stadium. Carolina led by nine goals at 15-6 with 11:31 left in the third quarter before Duke ran off eight straight goals.
UNC Lacrosse Explodes In 2nd Half To Down Hofstra
Sixth-ranked North Carolina scored the last 11 goals of the game, including a 10-0 margin in the second half, to defeat Hofstra 14-5 Saturday night in front of 5,345 fans at James M. Shuart Stadium. Senior attackman Marcus Holman had three goals and four assists in the game to move into second place all-time in both career goals and career points at UNC.
UNC Lacrosse Wins 3rd Straight, Beats Brown 18-12
R.G. Keenan had a stellar game at the X and UNC's attack continued its potent performance as seventh-ranked North Carolina beat 20th-ranked Brown 18-12 Wednesday night. Joey Sankey scored four goals for the third straight game, Jimmy Bitter had a six-point night and Marcus Holman had eight points, including six assists, matching his career high in the latter category.
Tar Heel Lacrosse Bounces Back To Beat Dartmouth 13-5
Marcus Holman scored his 100th career goal and Joey Sankey had career highs for goals and points in a game as 14th-ranked North Carolina defeated Dartmouth 13-5 at Fetzer Field Monday afternoon. A crowd of 804 fans on a bitterly cold day watched the Tar Heels improve to 4-3 on the season while Dartmouth fell to 2-3.
Second-Half Rally Lifts Tar Heel Lacrosse
#12 North Carolina overcame a four-goal second-half deficit to claim a 10-9 win over #15 Fairfield in men's lacrosse action Saturday afternoon at Fetzer Field. Marcus Holman's five goals and one assist helped improve UNC to 2-1 while the Stags lost their first game of the season and also stand at 2-1.
Tar Heels Double Up Air Force In Lacrosse Opener
Fourth-ranked North Carolina got eight points from Marcus Holman and career high goal totals from Jimmy Bitter, Joey Sankey and Ryan Creighton as it won its men's lacrosse opener 16-8 over Air Force Friday night. The game featured a head coaching matchup of a pair of former Tar Heel players - Joe Breschi, '90, for the Tar Heels and Eric Seremet, '92, for the Falcons.
Carolina Lacrosse Whips Michigan As Holman Has Career Day
Fifth-ranked North Carolina had its final tune-up of the 2012 regular season as it heads into post-season play, defeating Michigan 19-5 at Fetzer Field before 1,850 fans on Senior Night. Junior attackman Marcus Holman recorded a career-high 10 points, the most by a Tar Heel since, 1997 as 13 UNC players scored goals and 16 players recorded assists.
UNC lacrosse is a family affair for the Holmans
Matthew Holman is a senior goalie on the lacrosse team at the University of North Carolina. His brother Marcus is an attackman for the Tar Heels. Their father, Brian, is the goalie coach – not a bad way to spend some quality family time. Mrs. Holman, also known as "mom," is on campus as well, working with the women’s team. It’s totally a lacrosse family.