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Ashley Hoffman Named ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week

North Carolina sophomore Ashley Hoffman has been named the ACC Field Hockey Defensive Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Tuesday. The Tar Heels swept the awards a week ago, with senior Julia Young earning the ACC Defensive Player of the Week honor, while senior Lauren Moyer was the Offensive Player of the Week.

No. 2 UNC Field Hockey Uses Four-Goal Second Half To Top No. 9 Michigan

The second-ranked North Carolina field hockey team beat a top-10 opponent for the third game in a row Sunday, earning a 5-1 win over No. 9 Michigan at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The victory avenged UNC’s season-opening loss to the Wolverines, 1-0 at the ACC-Big Ten Challenge in Winston-Salem, N.C. The Tar Heels improved to 9-2 with the victory.

UNC field hockey's Emma Bozek, Emily Wold stand together through everything

Emma Bozek and Emily Wold cannot seem to come to a consensus about the precise moment their friendship began. Wold stands firm that it was in England, on a trip with the U-21 field hockey national team. The two played together as freshmen at North Carolina in 2012, beginning an on-the-field connection that seemed destined for four years of success.

Julia Young Earns National Honors Following UNC's Big Field Hockey Weekend

UNC senior Julia Young has been selected as the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Defensive Player of the Week, announced Wednesday by the NFHCA. Young led the way for a North Carolina defense that helped the Tar Heels to a pair of 3-2 victories against the top two teams in the nation last week.

Tar Heels Sweep ACC Weekly Field Hockey Honors

North Carolina’s Lauren Moyer has been named the ACC Field Hockey Offensive Player of the Week and teammate Julia Young the Defensive Player of the Week following a pair of high-profile wins by UNC. Moyer was pivotal as the Tar Heels beat two previously-undefeated opponents Duke and Syracuse over the weekend.

No. 5 Carolina Field Hockey Knocks Off No. 2 Duke, 3-2

Tar Heel sophomore Eva van’t Hoog scored twice in just over three minutes, tying the score then giving UNC the lead for good in a 3-2 field hockey win over No. 2 Duke Sunday at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The win completed a stellar stretch for the fifth-ranked Tar Heels, who in consecutive games knocked off the top two teams in the national rankings.

No. 5 UNC Field Hockey Upsets No. 1 Syracuse in Double Overtime

Sophomore Malin Evert scored in the 90th minute of play Friday night to lift the fifth-ranked North Carolina field hockey team to a double-overtime win, 3-2 over No. 1 Syracuse in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at Francs E. Henry Stadium. The Tar Heels improved to 7-2 overall, 2-1 in ACC play. Syracuse is now 7-1, 2-1 ACC.

UNC Rewards Seven Championship Coaches With New Contracts

UNC has agreed in principle on three-year contracts with five head coaches – Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis), Karen Shelton (field hockey) and Carlos Somoano (men’s soccer) – and is extending the contracts of women’s basketball head coach Sylvia Hatchell and women’s lacrosse head coach Jenny Levy.

No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Tops No. 20 Maine 3-1 In Homecoming For Bernatchez

Behind two goals from senior Lauren Moyer, the third-ranked UNC field hockey team won 3-1 over No. 20 Maine Sunday at the UMaine Field Hockey Complex. The Tar Heels improved to 6-2 with the win and now return home for matchups with the two teams atop the national rankings, No. 1 Syracuse on Friday and No. 2 Duke on Sunday.

No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Falls 2-1 At No. 18 Boston College

The third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team fell to No. 18 Boston College Friday afternoon 2-1 in an Atlantic Coast Conference matchup at Newton Field Hockey Complex. The Tar Heels are now 5-2 on the season and 1-1 in ACC play while BC improved to 3-3 overall and 1-1 in the ACC with its first win over UNC since 2008.

UNC field hockey star Emma Bozek scores first goal since 2014

Before Saturday, Emma Bozek's last collegiate goal came nearly two years ago, when the UNC field hockey team lost to Syracuse in the 2014 national semifinal game. That goal was one of 16 Bozek scored that season, which placed her first on the roster in scoring. She was poised to feed off that campaign in 2015 — but a sequestered lung delayed her vision.

UNC Field Hockey Earns Season's First Shutout In 6-0 Win Over VCU

The UNC field hockey team equaled its highest offensive output of the season and also notched its first shutout of the fall on Sunday afternoon, beating VCU 6-0 at Francis E. Henry Stadium. The third-ranked Tar Heels improved to 5-1 with their second home-field win of the weekend. “I’m very happy with the shutout,” UNC coach Karen Shelton said.

No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Beats No. 9 Wake Forest in ACC Opener

The third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team opened its home schedule with a win Saturday, beating No. 9 Wake Forest 4-1 in a game that was also the ACC opener for both teams. Four different Tar Heels scored as UNC improved to 4-1 on the season. Wake fell to 3-2. Redshirt freshman Catherine Hayden scored the first goal of her Tar Heel career.

After Four Road Games, No. 3 UNC Field Hockey Ready For Home Weekend

The third-ranked North Carolina field hockey team will open the home portion of its season and also kick off Atlantic Coast Conference play Saturday when it hosts No. 9 Wake Forest for a 1 p.m. game. There is no charge for admission to Francis E. Henry Stadium. The Tar Heels follow that with another home game, on Sunday against VCU.

I'm A Tar Heel: Lauren Moyer

The people I have met at Carolina have become some of the most influential people in my life. These individuals come in the form of coaches, teammates and other athletes. They taught me everything I now know about work ethic, discipline and commitment. Not only have these people taught me invaluable life lessons, they are relationships that will last a lifetime.

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