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No. 6 UNC Field Hockey Closes Out Regular Season With 6-4 Win At Liberty

Sixth-ranked North Carolina wrapped up the field hockey regular season on Sunday with a 6-4 win at Liberty. Junior Malin Evert scored a career-high four goals and freshman Meredith Sholder added two. Next up for the Tar Heels (13-4) is the ACC Championship next week in Louisville, Ky. Fifth seed UNC opens against fourth-seeded Wake Forest on Thursday. (

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Carolina Champions: A Culture Of Success

On Oct. 8, Roy Williams stopped by the final round of the Tar Heel Intercollegiate at UNC Finley Golf Course. He regularly attends baseball games at Boshamer Stadium. Williams also speaks with every women's tennis recruit who visits campus. When Joe Breschi became the men's lacrosse coach in 2008, he said every coach approached him and offered their help. (

No. 5 UNC Field Hockey Falls To No. 2 Duke, 3-2

No. 2 Duke scored twice in the first half and went on to a 3-2 field hockey win over No. 5 North Carolina Friday evening in an Atlantic Coast Conference field hockey battle at Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium. The Blue Devils improved to 13-2 overall and 4-2 in conference play. UNC fell to 12-4 (3-3 ACC) with the loss. "Hats off to Duke," UNC coach Karen Shelton said. (

No. 5 UNC Field Hockey Wins 4-1 At VCU

UNC scored two goals in the first half and added two more in the second en route to a 4-1 field hockey win at VCU on Sunday. The fifth-ranked Tar Heels improved to 12-3 with the victory. "I'm proud of team," UNC coach Karen Shelton said. "They played a tough ACC game yesterday and it's difficult to play back-to-back, especially with one of those games on the road." (

No. 5 UNC Field Hockey Falls To No. 11 Louisville, 3-2

No. 11 Louisville scored last in a back-and-forth battle Saturday to claim a 3-2 ACC field hockey win over host North Carolina at Duke's Jack Katz Stadium. The fifth-ranked Tar Heels fell to 11-3 overall and 3-2 in ACC play, while the Cardinals improved to 11-4 (4-1). The result snapped an eight-game winning streak for UNC, while Louisville won its seventh in a row. (

Touch a Trophy: Celebrating UNC Championships

The Rams Club is proud to present a unique exhibit of every team National Championship trophy won by Carolina...all in one place! Join us on Saturday, October 14, in the Bell Tower Quad before the football game vs. Virginia to celebrate these championships. The "Touch a Trophy" exhibit opens at 12:30 p.m.,and runs until kickoff of the football game at 3:30 p.m. All are welcome. (Rams Club)

Ashley Hoffman Earns Another ACC Field Hockey Honor

UNC's Ashley Hoffman has earned ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, announced Monday by the ACC. Hoffman and the Tar Heel defense shut out No. 3 Virginia, the nation's top scoring offense, in a 4-0 win on the road Friday. The honor is the second of the season for Hoffman, who also was named ACC Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 18. (

No. 6 UNC Field Hockey Shuts Out No. 3 Virginia

No. 6 North Carolina got goals from four different players and earned its fifth shutout of the season Friday, beating No. 3 Virginia 4-0 in an ACC field hockey battle at the Cavaliers' University Turf Field (Highlights). UNC improved to 11-2 (3-1 ACC) with the win. "We were balanced in our attack and balanced in our defense," UNC coach Karen Shelton said. "I'm delighted for the team." (

Corners Pay Off For No. 5 UNC Field Hockey In 3-1 Win Over ODU

North Carolina scored three second-half goals on penalty corners Sunday en route to a 3-1 field hockey win over visiting Old Dominion at Duke's Williams Field at Jack Katz Stadium. The fifth-ranked Tar Heels improved to 10-2 on the season while the Monarchs fell to 4-7. "It was a great win and a great team effort," UNC coach Karen Shelton said. (

Amanda Hendry Shares ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week Honors

The ACC has honored UNC goalkeeper Amanda Hendry for her play last weekend as No. 7 Carolina earned two overtime road wins. The Tar Heel redshirt freshman shared ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week honors, announced Monday by the league. Hendry and Louisville goalkeeper Ayeisha McFerran were tabbed as Co-Defensive Players of the Week. (

Malin Evert's Goal Earns No. 7 UNC Field Hockey Another OT Win

Junior Malin Evert scored just 56 seconds into overtime Sunday afternoon to earn the No. 7 North Carolina field hockey team a 2-1 win over host Albany and give the Tar Heels overtime road wins on back-to-back days. UNC, which improved to 9-2 overall with the victory, beat No. 6 Syracuse 3-2 on Saturday afternoon before busing to Albany Saturday night. (

UNC Field Hockey Beats No. 6 Syracuse in OT

Junior Eva van't Hoog scored 1:26 into overtime on Saturday to earn North Carolina a 3-2 ACC field hockey victory at No. 6 Syracuse (Highlights). Playing at T.S. Coyne Field, the Tar Heels won their second ACC game in a row in overtime to improve to 8-2 overall and 2-1 in league play. "This was a huge win for us in a tough environment," UNC coach Karen Shelton said. (

Catherine Hayden's Hat Trick Leads No. 7 UNC Field Hockey In 10-0 Win Over Davidson

The UNC field hockey team got six goals from the bench and didn't give up a shot in a 10-0 win over Davidson Tuesday at Jack Katz Stadium (Highlights). Catherine Hayden led the way with her first career hat trick as the seventh-ranked Tar Heels improved to 7-2. Next up for UNC is a road trip to New York, where the Tar Heels will face No. 6 Syracuse Saturday. (

Ashley Hoffman Named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player Of The Week

UNC's Ashley Hoffman has been named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week. Hoffman manned the center back position as North Carolina beat two ranked teams last weekend. Playing at Duke's Williams Field, the Tar Heels beat No. 10 Boston College 2-1 in overtime on Saturday and earned a 3-0 shutout against No. 13 James Madison on Sunday. (

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