UNC Field Hockey
Complete coverage of North Carolina Field Hockey.
Carolina Rundown: November 6
Bruce Carter is frustrated with his playing time in Dallas. The Bengals play tonight, but Gio is doubtful. Hakeem Nicks had his best game of the season against the Giants, and was pleased to get a win over his old team. Thirteen points and nine assists for Ty Lawson. Harrison Barnes had 10 points and seven rebounds. Danny Green also had 10 and seven.
Carolina Rundown: November 4
Reggie Bullock had 12 points in his first action of the season, and the Clippers might be ready to give him more playing time. Nine points and 12 assists for Ty Lawson, but Denver lost. Vince Carter had nine points off the bench in a Memphis win. Tyler Zeller had six points in eight minutes. Brandan Wright had six points and six rebounds.
Carolina Rundown: November 3
John Henson had six points and seven rebounds on Friday. Ty Lawson had 25 points and five assists on Saturday. Harrison Barnes had 15 points on Saturday. Brandan Wright had 12 points on Saturday. Tyler Zeller had eight points and four rebounds on Saturday. Ed Davis, an early bright spot for the Lakers, had 13 points and six rebounds on Saturday.
Karen Shelton has national honors as both a field hockey player, coach
When Karen Shelton accepted the head field hockey coach position at North Carolina in 1981, she was still a player. And not just any player — she was one of the best in the United States. Shelton’s first three years at UNC overlapped with her time spent with the U.S. National Team, which she played on from 1977 to 1984.
Carolina Rundown: October 27
If you only read one story today, this is an inspirational one about Kaitlin Morelli, the daughter of longtime football equipment manager Dominic Morelli. The Warriors waived James Michael McAdoo. Giovani Bernard had 45 yards rushing and a touchdown. Quinton Coples had seven tackles and 1.5 sacks
No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Tops No. 2 UConn
The top-ranked UNC field hockey team knocked off No. 2 Connecticut 2-1 Sunday in a neutral-site game played at Boston College's Newton Sports Complex. On an unusually warm day for late September in New England, Senior Charlotte Craddock's team-high ninth goal of the season put UNC up for good in the 59th minute of play. UNC improved to 8-1 overall.
Lucas: Tar Heels Stand Alone In September
UNC's entire athletic department is now undefeated in head to head matches in the month of September, compiling a 14-0 record this month. The Tar Heels are the only program in the 15-member ACC to have gone unblemished in September. In addition, UNC is the only program among the top twenty 2014 finishers in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup that remains undefeated across the board this month.
No. 1 UNC Field Hockey Shuts Out No. 5 Syracuse
The top-ranked UNC field hockey team earned its first conference win of the season with its first shutout, beating No. 5 Syracuse 3-0 Friday at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 5-0 overall and 1-0 in ACC play. The Orange fell to 6-1 (0-1 ACC). "I thought it was a great team effort for the Tar Heels," UNC coach Karen Shelton said.
Lucas: Tar Heels Relish Big Weekend
The national polls took notice of Carolina's weekend success. Three programs are now in the national top ten (field hockey at No. 1, men's soccer at No. 3 and women's soccer at No. 10) with football still in the top-25 of the coaches poll. After watching from afar last weekend, Tar Heel fans will get an opportunity to see most of the fall teams at home this weekend.
No. 2 Tar Heels Top No. 1 Maryland, 3-1 In Field Hockey
In an early-season battle of the country's top-ranked field hockey teams, No. 2 North Carolina gutted out a 3-1 win over No. 1 Maryland Friday at the Terrapins' Field Hockey and Lacrosse Complex. UNC improved to 3-0 with the win, while Maryland fell to 2-1 in what is now a nonconference battle after the Terrapins' move from the ACC to the Big Ten this season.
Heels To Know: Field Hockey
Get to know some of the key performers for the always-powerful Tar Heel field hockey team with this get-to-know-you feature from the CAROLINA digital magazine.
Duke, UNC field hockey prep for season with friendly exhibition
It’s not often when folks wearing Duke and North Carolina colors gather when nothing important is on the line. Sunday, though, offered a learning experience that’s become the norm for the field hockey squads from the rival schools. Duke and UNC held their annual preseason exhibition match in the sport, which UNC has excelled at on the national level for years and Duke made its big move with an NCAA Tournament runner-up finish last year.
My Carolina Experience: Meghan Lyons
"UNC provided the perfect environment to channel my competitive fire. My time management skills allowed me to immerse myself in several important leadership positions and university organizations, in addition to my academic and athletic responsibilities," says Meghan Lyons. "I was fortunate enough to have a coach who believed that leadership and academic success are positively correlated with success on the field."
Tar Heel Inducted Into USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame
Kate (Barber) Kinnear, a three-time All-America selection at UNC who helped the Tar Heels to three NCAA field hockey titles, recently was inducted into the USA Field Hockey Hall of Fame for her contributions to the U.S. Women's National Team program and the sport as a whole. The ceremony took place on June 28 in Lancaster, Pa.
Best Games Of 2013-14: No. 20-No. 16
No. 16: Carolina 45, Virginia 14 - Football, Nov. 9, 2013: The first chapter of Ryan Switzer's legendary freshman season was written against Virginia. With Carolina leading 14-0 in the second quarter, Switzer muffed a punt, picked it up and took it 85 yards for a touchdown. Marquise Williams threw for a touchdown, rushed for another and caught one from wide receiver Quinshad Davis.