Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Field Hockey.
Total Tar Heels: Feb. 28, 2018
Total Tar Heels provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and things they do away from competition. Luke Maye, a junior on the men's basketball team, has earned Academic All-District honors and is a candidate for Academic All-America recognition. Austin Proehl (football) was selected as a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup.
Tar Heels Celebrate Girls And Women In Sports
The group of girls had attended the event before. Still, when UNC celebrated the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Sunday at Fetzer Gym, each one arrived just as excited about spending the afternoon with Tar Heel student-athletes from nine women's sports teams. Perhaps the largest crowds formed around the rowing station.
Six Tar Heels Earn All-ACC Academic Field Hockey Honors
Six North Carolina field hockey players have been named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Team, announced Friday by the league. Tar Heels named to the squad, which recognizes combined academic and athletic performance, were Marissa Creatore, Malin Evert, Morgan Goetz, Feline Guenther, Ashley Hoffman and Meredith Sholder.
Turner's Take: Gratitude
What a privilege! How grateful are we that we are Carolina? That doesn't mean that everything that Carolina does is right — as we've learned over the past seven years. But there's a reason that the ABC fans have to join forces. It's because they're not Carolina. In fact, Carolina so dominates the thoughts of some that they can't even fully enjoy their own successes.
UNC Athletics: First Semester Recap
Two ACC Championships, Two Final Four Appearances, First Team All-Americans, and Basketball season underway...As we count down to the year 2018 and imagine what the New Year will hold for UNC Athletics, let us take a moment to look back at what the first semester of the 2017-18 school year has already brought us.
Ashley Hoffman Selected As Honda Award Finalist
Tar Heel junior Ashley Hoffman has been selected as one of four nominees for this year's Honda Sports Award for Field Hockey, announced Wednesday by the Collegiate Women in Sports Awards (CWSA). Hoffman was named the 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Defensive Player of the Year and the ACC Tournament MVP in leading UNC to the ACC Championship.
Three Tar Heels Earn All-America Field Hockey Honors
Three field hockey juniors earned Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-America honors Tuesday. Ashley Hoffman and Eva van't Hoog were named to the first team and Malin Evert was named to the third team. Hoffman and van't Hoog bring the total number of Tar Heels earning first-team All-America honors in field hockey to 38, on 62 occasions.
Four Tar Heels Earn All-Region Field Hockey Honors
Four North Carolina field hockey players have been named to the Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA) Division I All-South Region squads, announced on Monday. Tar Heel juniors Malin Evert, Ashley Hoffman and Eva van't Hoog were named to the All-Region first team, and senior Gab Major was named to the second team.
Total Tar Heels: Nov. 22, 2017
As we look ahead to Thanksgiving tomorrow, read on for numerous ways that UNC student-athletes show their gratitude and give back to our community. We're grateful for the way they represent Carolina. Total Tar Heels is a digest that provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and some of the things they do away from competition.
Malin Evert, Eva Van’t Hoog Selected to NCAA Field Hockey All-Tournament Team
North Carolina hunior midfielders Malin Evert and Eva Van’t Hoog were each named to the NCAA Field Hockey All-Tournament Team for their efforts during UNC’s run to its ninth straight Final Four appearance. Van’t Hoog scored three of her seven goals this season in the NCAA Tournament, while Evert helped provide a steadying force on both ends of the field.
Paris Kea Living Up To The Hype, UNC Olympic Sport Notes
As the North Carolina women's basketball team has navigated a 2-2 start, Paris Kea has lived up to the hype that landed her a spot on the preseason All-ACC team. Averaging 25.3 points through four games, Kea leads the ACC in scoring. She also ranks fourth in the conference with a 58.8 shooting percentage. But she's excelled in other areas, as well.
UNC Field Hockey Falls To Top-Ranked UConn In NCAA Shootout
The 2017 UNC field hockey season and the Tar Heels' ninth consecutive final four run ended Friday with a penalty-shootout loss to top-ranked and undefeated Connecticut, 2-1 in an NCAA Tournament semifinals game at the University of Louisville. UNC finishes the fall with a record of 18-5, while UConn (22-0) advances to the NCAA championship game on Sunday.
UNC Field Hockey Enjoying Return Trip To Louisville
Two weeks after winning the ACC championship at Louisville's Trager Stadium, the UNC field hockey team is back on familiar turf to play for another title. The fourth-ranked Tar Heels will take on undefeated Connecticut, the top-seed in the NCAA Tournament field, on Friday at 2 p.m. in the first NCAA semifinal game. Michigan and Maryland meet in the other.
Defense Leads UNC Field Hockey To Final Four, Olympic Notes
It seemed appropriate for UNC to extend its season behind its defense. The Tar Heels had allowed only two goals in their first four postseason games. Before surrendering one in the 35th minute Sunday, 250 minutes, 30 seconds of game time separated them from the last goal they surrendered. UNC's defense will continue to be key Friday, when it faces No. 1 Connecticut.
UNC Field Hockey Earns 9th Consecutive Final Four Berth
The UNC field hockey team is headed to the NCAA final four for the ninth year in a row and the 22nd time in program history after beating No. 11 Princeton Sunday 3-2 (Highlights
). On the University of Virginia's Turf Field, the Tar Heels held the lead last but couldn't celebrate until well after the clock had gone to zero in the NCAA Tournament second round game.