No Lindsay Tarpley for US women's soccer team
Heather O'Reilly is back where she became one of the stars of women's college soccer. She wishes one of her former North Carolina teammates could join her. Instead, the U.S. team is learning to play without former Tar Heel Lindsay Tarpley, who will miss the upcoming Women's World Cup with a knee injury.
Three Tar Heels Named To 2011 Women's World Cup Team
With 50 days until the USA's opening match of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup, U.S. Women's National Team head coach Pia Sundhage has named the 21 players who will represent the United States on women's soccer's grandest stage. Three UNC alumnae were among the 21 players designated for the squad -- Tobin Heath, Heather O'Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley.
Lindsay Tarpley's impact on and off the field
When it came down to choosing the ESPN RISE national high school player of the decade in girls soccer, the short list included Lindsay Tarpley and Heather O'Reilly -- both worthy candidates. But there was one factor that swung the decision in favor of Tarpley. While both honored high school and national team commitments during their high school careers, Tarpley made a greater impact in high school.
Four Tar Heels rewarded with Olympic gold medals
The U.S. Women's Olympic Soccer Team successfully defended its Olympic Gold Medal with a 1-0 overtime win over Brazil at Workers Stadium in Beijing. Four University of North Carolina Tar Heels were awarded their gold medals in the post-match medal ceremony - midfielders Heather O'Reilly, Tobin Heath and Lindsay Tarpley and defender Lori Chalupny.
Heather O'Reilly's Record-Setting Goal Clinches Group B for U.S.
Led by goals from University of north Carolina players Heather O'Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley, the United States Women's National Soccer Team defeated New Zealand 4-0 Wednesday morning in Shenyang, China. In the process, the Americans won Group G in the Olympic Games and they will go on to meet North American rival Canada Friday in the tournament quarterfinals. The Canadian side features former Tar Heel Robyn Gayle.
Four Tar Heels Named To 2008 Olympic Women's Soccer Team
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Pia Sundhage has named the 18-player roster for the 2008 Olympic Team, a squad which includes former Tar Heel All-Americas Heather O'Reilly, Lindsay Tarpley and Lori Chalupny and current UNC standout Tobin Heath, but not the recently injured Cat Reddick Whitehill. Another former Tar Heel great, Kacey White, is one of the team's four alternates.
Tar Heels Dominate Roster Selections For 2007 U.S. Women's World Cup Team
U.S. Women's National Team head coach Greg Ryan has named the first 18 players who will represent the United States on women's soccer's grandest stage. The roster selections are highlighted by five selections of alumnae of the Tar Heel women's soccer program -- forward/midfielder Kristine Lilly '92, defender Catherine Reddick '03, forward Lindsay Tarpley '05, forward Heather O'Reilly '06 and midfielder/defender Lori Chalupny '05.
Tar Heels Clean Up Regional Awards From Soccer Buzz
Yael Averbuch of North Carolina led the UNC sweep by collecting the Regional Player of the Year award. The sophomore midfielder outpolled teammate Heather O'Reilly who finished second in balloting for the second year running. Averbuch's selection marks the sixth consecutive year a Tar Heel has been named the region's top player. She joins UNC's Lindsay Tarpley as the only sophomores to be voted tops in the region. Averbuch was last year's Regional Freshman of the Year.
UNC Lands Five On All-ACC Academic Women's Soccer Team
UNC's honorees included seniors Lindsay Tarpley, Lori Chalupny and Kendall Fletcher, junior Heather O'Reilly and freshman Yael Averbuch. To be eligible for consideration for the All-ACC Academic Team, a student-athlete must have earned a 3.00 grade point average for the previous semester and maintained a 3.00 cumulative average during her academic career.