Yael Averbuch's Big Week Includes Academic Honors, Soccer Record
Yael Averbuch will be making a record-setting appearance when the Carolina women's soccer team faces Illinois on Saturday. Averbuch will be starting her 102nd consecutive game for when the Tar Heels in the third round of the NCAA Women's College Cup. That will break the school record held by Cindy Parlow, Tiffany Roberts and Danielle Borgman. But, that won't even be the highlight of Averbuch's week.
Carolina Women's Soccer Beats VCU 4-0 for Fourth Straight Win
UNC's women's soccer team won its fourth successive game Friday night as the Tar Heels shutout Virginia Commonwealth 4-0 in the second game of the 2007 VCU/Ewing Sports Invitational at VCU's Sports Backers Stadium. The game featured a coaching matchup between Tar Heel head coach Anson Dorrance and one of his former players, Tiffany Roberts Sahaydak, an All-America midfielder for the Tar Heels from 1995-98.