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UNC Women's Lacrosse Adds Former Captain Kara Cannizzaro To Coaching Staff

UNC has hired former Tar Heel national player of the year Kara Cannizzaro as its women's lacrosse director of operations, head coach Jenny Levy announced Thursday. Her responsibilities include behind-the-scenes duties, including guiding the team's social media efforts. Cannizzaro led the Tar Heels to their first NCAA championship as a team captain in 2013. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Adds Former National Player of the Year Kara Cannizzaro to Women’s Lacrosse Staff

The UNC women’s lacrosse team added a new member to its staff on Thursday, as head coach Jenny Levy announced that Kara Cannizzaro will become the Tar Heels’ Director of Operations. Cannizzaro made her name as a midfielder playing under Levy–taking home National Player of the Year honors back in 2013 while leading UNC to its first national championship. (Chapelboro.com)

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)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Program Honors 2017 Team

The University of North Carolina men's lacrosse program honored its 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference championship team at the team's annual banquet held Friday, September 29 at the Loudermilk Center for Excellence on the UNC campus. 2017 team quad captain Austin Pifani was the recipient of three of the team awards while coach Joe Breschi served as emcee. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Lacrosse Team Raises More Than $23,000 For VS Cancer

The UNC men's lacrosse program staged another successful event to raise funds for the VS Cancer Foundation on Saturday in Polk Place as part of Tar Heel Town. The head shaving fundraiser was conducted before the UNC-Duke football game. "What an amazing turnout and experience for the guys this past weekend," said Tar Heel head coach Joe Breschi. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Freshman Class Rated Best In The Nation

Inside Lacrosse has ranked the UNC women's lacrosse team's 2018 freshman class as the best in the nation. The Tar Heels boast the nation's top recruiting class for the second time in the last three years. National High School Player of the Year Allison Mastroianni headlines a Tar Heel freshman class that includes three of the top 15 players in the nation. (GoHeels.com)

Marie McCool Nominated For Sportswoman Of The Year Award

UNC senior midfielder Marie McCool is one of 10 nominees for the 2017 Sportswoman of the Year Award, given by the Women's Sports Foundation. McCool is the only lacrosse player on the list of nominees. McCool was the 2017 ACC Midfielder of the Year, leading Carolina to the ACC regular season and tournament championships for the second consecutive year. (GoHeels.com)

Looking Back On A Year Of Service

UNC student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members participated in more than 5,200 hours of community outreach during the 2016-17 academic year. The Tar Heels partnered with a wide range of organizations, emphasizing involvement with local schools and with UNC Hospitals. UNC kicked off the year with the first-ever department-wide day of service. (GoHeels.com)

McCool World

Marie McCool returns to Chapel Hill this month with some extra hardware in tow: the senior midfielder for the UNC women's lacrosse spent her summer with the U.S. Women's National Team, and, in the span of three and a half weeks, the team won gold medals at the FIL Women's World Cup in England and the World Games in Poland. "It's been pretty crazy." (Argyle Report)

UNC Athletic Facilities Construction Live Updates

Construction is well underway on a series of new UNC athletics facilities, including the football indoor practice facility, the soccer and lacrosse stadium, the track & field and practice fields complex near Finley Golf Course and the field hockey complex. Tar Heel fans can keep up with the progress of the construction with live footage of the projects as they're built. (GoHeels.com)

A summer update on former and current Tar Heel athletes

Here’s a roundup of how some UNC athletes have done recently. Several former men’s Tar Heels won the Gold Cup with the US men’s soccer team, but as you may expect, the women’s national team also has some former UNC players. Midfielder Allie Long and forward Crystal Dunn are both on the USWNT’s roster for the Tournament of Champions. (Tar Heel Blog)

Big Day For Marie McCool In U.S. Women's Lacrosse Win

Nine different players scored for the U.S., Women's Lacrosse team which again caused fits for Great Britain with its full-field ride. Great Britain committed 22 turnovers after coughing up the ball 33 times in a 14-6 loss to the U.S. in preliminaries Friday. Rising University of North Carolina senior Marie McCool had two goals and an assist in the American victory. (GoHeels.com)

U.S. Women's Lacrosse Advances To World Games Semis

Brooke Griffin (Maryland '15) scored four goals and Alyssa Murray (Syracuse '14) added three goals and four assists to lead the United States to a 14-6 victory over Great Britain to start the second day of lacrosse preliminaries at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland. Former North Carolina defender Kristen Carr scored a goal for the second consecutive day in the win. (GoHeels.com)

Three Tar Heels Score in 20-0 U.S. Women's Lacrosse Win

Three UNC products scored goals Thursday as the United States national women's lacrosse team blanked Poland, 20-0, in the lacrosse debut in The World Games, a non-Olympic event hosted by the International World Games Association. Rising Tar Heel senior Marie McCool and UNC alumnae Kristen Carr and Jen Russell each scored for the Americans. (GoHeels.com)

Spring sports at UNC experience crushing defeats

Every team has those losses its players and fans would rather not talk about. This spring, there were two more losses to add to that running list. And since time heals all wounds, it’s time to take another look at these defeats from May and June. The North Carolina women’s lacrosse program has been a long-standing model of consistency and success. (Daily Tar Heel)

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