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Lindsey Harris saves the day for UNC women's soccer
In the North Carolina women’s soccer team’s 1-0 win over South Carolina in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals Friday, redshirt senior goalkeeper Lindsey Harris broke the UNC record for saves in a season, finishing the game with 91 on the year. But it was the 89th that garnered the most attention.
UNC Men's Soccer Headed to NCAA Quarterfinals
Freshmen Jeremy Kelly and Cam Lindley combined on a goal in the 32nd minute to give ninth-seeded Carolina a 1-0 victory over eighth-seeded Syracuse (12-4-4) in the third round of the NCAA Men’s Soccer Tournament. The victory gives the Tar Heels their seventh quarterfinal appearance in the last nine years and 11th appearance in program history.
UNC men's soccer boots Syracuse out of NCAA Tournament
Jeremy Kelly's first-half goal stood up as the difference as North Carolina beat Syracuse 1-0 in a NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 soccer game on Sunday at Onondaga Community College. No. 8 Syracuse, a tournament semifinalist last year, finished 12-4-4. The No. 9-seeded Tar Heels (13-3-3) advance to the tournament quarterfinals, where they will take on Providence.
College Women's Soccer: Carolina's Schultz shows off magic touch
Freshman sub Madison Schultz's fifth game-winning goal in the past eight games was enough to lift North Carolina past No. 1 seed South Carolina, 1-0, before 2,507 fans at Stone Stadium and send the Tar Heels to the semifinals of the NCAA Division I Women's Tournament for the 27th time in 35 trips to the postseason.
UNC Women's Soccer Advances To Final Four
North Carolina women's soccer has advanced to its first Final Four since 2012 as the Tar Heels upended top-seeded South Carolina 1-0 in the NCAA quarterfinals Friday night at Eugene E. Stone, III, Stadium in Columbia, S.C. Madison Schultz scored the game-winning goal in the first half and Lindsey Harris saved a penalty kick in the second half.
Nico Melo Named On TDS National Team Of The Week
Nico Melo, a senior midfielder at UNC, was the runner-up for the TopDrawerSoccer Men’s Soccer Player of the Week honors after his outstanding performance last weekend in the 3-2 double overtime victory over FGCU. The Kissimmee, Florida, native tied an NCAA Championship program record with three assists, equaling the mark set by Matt Crawford in 2002.
Three Tar Heels Earn Academic All-America Honors
Three members of the UNC men’s soccer team have earned 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America honors, recognizing achievement in the classroom and on the field. Junior David October was named to the first team and sophomores Nils Bruening and Alex Comsia were named to the third team, announced Tuesday by College Sports Information Directors of America.
Finding Healing On The Soccer Field
Hudson Owens gets this love of sports from his dad. Whether it was watching a game on television or attending Saturday afternoon youth soccer games, sports always connected the two. When his father passed away from cancer last spring, that connection fueled the student to bring to Carolina what his dad once gave to him: a love for soccer.
Hume's Golden Goal Lifts UNC Men's Soccer Past FGCU
Tucker Hume's driving header in the 105th minute lifted ninth-seeded North Carolina past FGCU, 3-2, Sunday at Fetzer Field. Hume's goal, his second of the game, sent the Tar Heels into the final 16 of the NCAA Championship for the 16th time in program history. UNC, will face ACC rival Syracuse for a spot in the national quarterfinals next Sunday at 2 p.m.
No. 6 UNC Women's Soccer Advances to NCAA Quarterfinals
Sophomore midfielder Dorian Bailey scored on a long distance shot in the 71st minute as sixth-ranked North Carolina advanced past 12th-ranked Clemson in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship third round on Sunday. It was a hard-fought defensive battle with UNC holding an 11-10 edge in shots and Clemson holding a 3-1 edge in corner kicks.
Tar Heels Advance to NCAA Women’s Soccer Sweet 16 With Win Over Kansas
The UNC women’s soccer team kept its season alive on Friday with a 2-0 win over Kansas in NCAA Tournament Second Round action at Fetzer Field. Seeking to end the longest national title drought in program history–a span of three years–the No. 2-seeded Tar Heels locked down defensively while receiving goals from Madison Schultz and Maya Worth.
No. 6 UNC Women's Soccer Dispatches Liberty In NCAA First Round
Freshman Madison Schultz scored her third game-winning goal in the past five games to lead sixth-ranked North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over Liberty in the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament first round Saturday at Fetzer Field. UNC advances to the second round of the tournament where it will play either Kansas or Missouri next Friday in Chapel Hill.
Annual Burn Center Visit Is A Highlight For Tar Heels
Each fall, UNC student-athletes gather for a special trip that always proves to be a highlight of the Carolina Outreach calendar. The annual UNC Burn Center visit on Nov. 4 brought together Tar Heels from the UNC football, cross country, gymnastics, women’s soccer, women’s basketball, and women’s lacrosse teams to visit with patients and hear from physicians.
UNC women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance covets culture over championships
It’s a numbers game. At least, that’s how he gets you in the door — one propped open by any of the dozens of trophies littering the floor of the McCaskill Soccer Center. But you’re here for the 22 other trophies, so many they’re practically spilling out of their display case. And you’re here for Anson Dorrance, the coach with more wins than anyone else in college soccer.
Former Tar Heel Soccer Standout Matt Hedges Wins MLS Defender of the Year
FC Dallas standout Matt Hedges was named the MLS Defender of the Year on Friday. Drafted by Dallas with the No. 11 pick in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, Hedges spent his senior season at UNC after playing his first three years at Butler. As a Tar Heel, he helped lead UNC to an NCAA Championship in 2011–on the way to being named a First Team All-American.