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No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Doubles Up Duke, 20-10
Fifth-ranked North Carolina got a career-high seven goals from Jamie Ortega, closed the first half on a 10-0 run and defeated No. 22 Duke 20-10 Saturday at Kenan Stadium (Video
). The game marked the final regular season home appearance for Tar Heel seniors Maggie Bill, Bridget Curran, Elizabeth Haus, Ela Hazar, Naomi Lerner and Marie McCool.
UNC Men's Lacrosse Upsets No. 14 Notre Dame 10-9 On Senior Day
Alex Bassil, North Carolina's fourth string goalkeeper to start the season, made a career high 14 saves and stopped a shot by Notre Dame's Bryan Costabile with 10 seconds left as UNC recorded an emotional 10-9 win over 14th-ranked Notre Dame in men's lacrosse on Senior Day at Kenan Stadium Saturday (Highlights
). It was the final home game for 13 Tar Heel seniors.
Family, Academics, Lacrosse
"As soon as they commit to Carolina, they keep their scholarship regardless of injury," coach Joe Breschi said. "They've committed to us, I've committed to them. And I'm never going to go back on that. I appreciate that commitment and that part of being a family. That's what makes Carolina lacrosse special is we all stick together through thick and thin."
Marie McCool ready for her final run with the UNC women's lacrosse team
Marie Marie McCool doesn’t have much time left at North Carolina. With only a few games left in her waning senior season, she has proven to be one of the most complete women's lacrosse players in the country. “Nothing fancy, nothing that necessarily wows you, but at the end of the game, you're like, ‘Holy s***, she is incredible,'” teammate Naomi Lerner said.
Pair Of Tar Heels Selected In 2018 Major League Lacrosse Draft
In a historic night for Major League Lacrosse that included the introduction of a new team owner, a pair of seniors on the 2018 University of North Carolina men's lacrosse team were taken in the annual Collegiate Draft. Attackman Chris Cloutier was taken in the fourth round by the Denver Outlaws. Midfielder William McBride was taken by the Atlanta Blaze.
Kenny Selmon Doesn't Disappoint, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Kenny Selmon waited for the right opportunity to compete in the 400-meter hurdles for the first time this spring. Finally, on Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational, that time arrived. And in his season debut in the event, Selmon didn't disappoint. Competing in the 400-meter hurdles, Selmon ran a 49.00, the fastest time in the nation so far this outdoor season.
No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Cruises Past Canisius, 22-3
Fifth-ranked North Carolina (11-3) scored the final 14 goals of the game and rolled past Canisius (8-7) by a 22-3 score on Sunday at Christian Brothers Academy. Ela Hazar led the Tar Heels with four goals and three assists, with Katie Hoeg adding two goals and four assists and Gianna Bowe chipping in three goals and two assists. UNC outshot Canisius, 43-12.
No. 6 Syracuse Trips Up UNC Men's Lacrosse In Overtime
Brendan Bomberry scored with 52 seconds elapsed in overtime to lift No. 6 Syracuse to a 13-12 overtime win over North Carolina in men's lacrosse Saturday at the Carrier Dome (Highlights
). Syracuse clinched the regular season ACC championship with the win as it now stands 7-4 and 4-0 in the ACC. North Carolina fell to 6-7 on the season and 0-3 in the ACC.
Big Second Half Leads No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse To 20-11 Win At Syracuse
Fifth-ranked North Carolina went on a 7-2 run in the second half and Kara Klages scored a career-high five goals in a 20-11 win at No. 15 Syracuse at the Carrier Dome on Saturday. Marie McCool added five goals, one assist and 12 draw controls for UNC, which won its fourth game in a row. With the win, UNC improved to 10-3 this season and 5-1 in the ACC.
3 storylines to watch in No. 7 Syracuse Men's Lacrosse matchup with North Carolina
On Saturday, Syracuse will look to finish perfect in the ACC regular season for the second-straight year as it faces North Carolina (6-6, 0-2) at 4 p.m. in the Carrier Dome. UNC enters this matchup on a slide. After starting the year 6-0, the Tar Heels have lost their last six games to fall to .500 on the season. Here are three storylines to watch for heading into Saturday.
UNC Men's Lacrosse Looks To Pull Off Upset In The Carrier Dome
Coach Joe Breschi and his 2018 UNC men's lacrosse team return to action on Saturday afternoon when the Tar Heels meet the sixth-ranked Syracuse Orange at 4 p.m. at the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y. The game will be the third ACC contest for Coach Joe Breschi's youthful and banged up Tar Heel team which is looking to end a six-game losing streak.
UNC and espnW Team Up For Campus Conversation
Bryana Nguyen, a senior on the UNC women's golf team, has experienced some nervousness about what awaits after her graduation. But Monday, her concerns were eased. Nguyen and more than 200 other UNC female student-athletes and coaches gathered at the Blue Zone Concourse Club as UNC Athletics and espnW partnered to host a Campus Conversations session.
Another Goal Achieved For Morgan Lane, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Morgan Lane had come close before. But on Saturday at N.C. State's Reynolds Coliseum, Lane finally accomplished one of the few things she had yet to achieve in her storied UNC gymnastics career – she qualified for the NCAA Championships. Lane earned an all-around score of 39.325 to finish in a tie for sixth at the 2018 NCAA Southeast Regional.
No. 20 UNC Men's Lacrosse Falls To No. 11 Virginia 15-12 In Return To Kenan
The 20th-ranked North Carolina men's lacrosse team returned to Kenan Stadium for the first time in 33 days Saturday but fell to Atlantic Coast Conference rival Virginia 15-12. The win for the 11th-ranked Cavaliers was their first over Carolina since April of 2014. Virginia, one of the nation's most improved teams, improved to 9-3 overall and 1-2 in the ACC.
No. 5 UNC Women's Lacrosse Dominates Louisville, 16-6
Fifth-ranked North Carolina got big games from Katie Hoeg and Jamie Ortega in a 16-6 win over Louisville at rainy Kenan Stadium on Saturday. Hoeg finished with a career-high five goals and two assists for a career-high seven points, while Ortega had three goals and three assists. With the victory, Carolina improved to 9-3 overall this season and 4-1 in the ACC.