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Tobin Heath on making season debut for Portland Thorns: 'It felt amazing'
Portland Thorns midfielder Tobin Heath eagerly sprinted onto the field in the 60th minute of Saturday's road match against the Orlando Pride. After spending six grueling months rehabbing from a lingering back injury, Heath was finally where she belonged. "It felt amazing," Heath said. "It's been a long time. I really missed the field and the locker room."
Video: Joanna Boyles' Hat Trick Leads 7-0 Shutout vs.Syracuse
Joanna Boyles led the Tar Heel offense with three goals, Dorian Bailey added a goal and two assists, and North Carolina routed Syracuse 7-0 on September 30, 2017.
No. 5 UNC Women's Soccer Blanks Syracuse, 7-0
Led by Joanna Boyles' first career hat trick and Dorian Bailey's goal and two assists, the fifth-ranked UNC women's soccer team rolled past Syracuse 7-0 at WakeMed Soccer Park Saturday. UNC improved to 8-2 on the season and 4-0 in the ACC. Boyles had the second hat trick this season for a Tar Heel player and just the second by any Tar Heel since 2013.
No. 5 UNC Men's Soccer Beats NC State For Coach Carlos Somoano's 100th Win
No. 5 North Carolina entered Friday as the highest scoring team in the land. It only needed a single goal from Cam Lindley to gut out a 1-0 victory over rival NC State to give head coach Carlos Somoano the 100th victory of his career (Highlights
). "The special part is having Dr. Miller, all the administrators and all the players here to enjoy this moment," said Somoano.
UNC Men's Soccer Hosts Wolfpack Friday
No. 5 North Carolina takes on NC State for the first time since 2014 this Friday at WakeMed Soccer Park at 7 p.m. All games hosted this season by North Carolina at WakeMed Soccer Park do not require an admission price. North Carolina leads 54-21-12 in a series that dates back to 1949. UNC is 8-1-1 in the last 10 meetings with the Wolfpack.
Maya Worth reflects and adjusts in final season for UNC women's soccer
Sometimes, the thought of last year’s 1-0 Final Four loss still keeps Maya Worth up at night. Nearly ten months later, it’s clear that moment still holds weight. It has allowed her to appreciate her time here. It’s propelled her toward a mindset for her last season: enjoy it while it lasts. During her time in Chapel Hill, the 5-foot-4 soccer player has done it all.
Top Drawer Soccer Names UNC's Alan Winn As National POW
North Carolina's Alan Winn picked up his second National Player of the Week honor in as many weeks when Top Drawer Soccer selected him as their top player. The Garland, Texas, native scored a trio of goals in two victories. Winn scored twice in a 4-1 victory over George Washington and then added another last Friday night in the 2-1 road win at No. 9 Virginia.
No. 5 North Carolina Men's Soccer Blanks Winthrop, 4-0
Zach Wright and Lucas del Rosario each had a goal and an assist in sending No. 5 North Carolina to a 4-0 victory over Winthrop Tuesday at UNCG Soccer Stadium (Highlights
). UNC improves to 9-1 with its seventh-straight victory. After scoring the game winner in overtime last Friday at Virginia, Jelani Pieters' tap in just 85 seconds into the match put the Tar Heels ahead 1-0.
Tar Heels Sweep ACC Women's Soccer Player of the Week Honors
Following wins over No. 19 Clemson and No. 8 Virginia, North Carolina junior midfielder Dorian Bailey has been named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week while teammate freshman red-shirt defender Taylor Otto is this week's Defensive Player of the Week. Bailey scored a pair of goals and added an assist in North Carolina's victories over Clemson and Virginia last week.
No. 8 UNC Women's Soccer Captures Third Straight ACC Win
Dorian Bailey came off the bench for the third game in a row to score the game-winning goal as eighth-ranked North Carolina defeated 11th-ranked Virginia 2-1 in women's soccer Sunday at Klockner Stadium (Highlights
). Carolina improved to 7-2 overall on the season and is now 3-0 in the ACC with all three wins by single goals over the past eight days.
Heather O’Reilly raring to go in first full season at Arsenal
As Arsenal get set to conquer the WSL winter season they will have a familiar face for U.S. Soccer fans. U.S. national team veteran, Heather O’Reilly enters her first full season with Arsenal, and she’s looking to make an impact. The 32 year-old, O’Reilly has 231(!!) caps with the Untied States and has more than proven her capabilities at the international level.
No. 7 UNC Men's Soccer Ends No. 9 Virginia's 21-Match Home Win Streak in OT
Jelani Pieters scored the game winner in the 95th minute to send No. 7 North Carolina to a thrilling 2-1 overtime victory at ninth-ranked Virginia on Friday at Klöckner Stadium (Highlights
). North Carolina (8-1, 3-0 ACC) extended its winning streak to six games, and snapped a 21-match unbeaten streak at home for the Cavaliers, who fall to 1-1-1 in the league and 5-1-1 overall.
Tobin Heath sees first minutes since March with U.S. Women's National Team
Tobin Heath played her first minutes in over six months Wednesday night when she came on as a second half substitute for the U.S. Women's National Team. Heath, who has been dealing with a lingering back injury for most of the year, entered the match for Mallory Pugh in the 72nd minute as the USWNT went on to rout New Zealand 5-0 in the friendly.
Dorian Bailey's Late Goal Lifts No. 8 UNC Women's Soccer Past Clemson
Dorian Bailey scored the game-winning goal for the second straight game in a row as eighth-ranked North Carolina defeated 19th-ranked Clemson 1-0 in women's soccer at WakeMed Soccer Park Thursday night. The teams also played a 1-0 game last year in the NCAA third round in another game in which the Tar Heels prevailed on a goal by Bailey.
UNC Men's Soccer Visits Virginia In Top-10 ACC Matchup
The best matchup in ACC men's soccer this weekend pits No. 7 North Carolina versus ninth-ranked Virginia on Friday night in Charlottesville, Va., with a scheduled 7 p.m., kickoff from Klöckner Stadium. The game will be televised by the Regional Sports Network, which includes Fox Sports South locally in the Triangle, and streamed on ACC Network Extra.