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Winn's will

For a moment Wednesday, however brief, senior forward Alan Winn said it felt like the UNC men's soccer team's match against William & Mary was slipping away. The No. 8 Tar Heels led for a majority of the contest. But in the 69th minute, the Tribe tied the score at 2 on its second equalizing goal. Such goals can be demoralizing, said Winn. But you must not waver. (

Winn's Double Leads No. 8 UNC Men's Soccer Past William & Mary

Alan Winn scored twice to lead No. 8 North Carolina to a 3-2 victory over William & Mary on Wednesday night at WakeMed Soccer Park (Highlights). North Carolina won its third game in a row, improving to 5-1 on the season, while the Tribe fall to an even 2-2-2. Winn scored just three minutes, 13 seconds into the first half to get the scoring underway early. (

UNC And William & Mary Face Off In Men's Soccer Wednesday

No. 8 North Carolina returns from an extended road trip to face William & Mary on Wednesday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. The Tar Heels are off to a 4-1 record and won both of their matches last week. Carolina and William & Mary are going head-to-head for the fifth year in a row going back to 2013. UNC is 2-1-1 in the previous four matches. Admission is free. (

Cam Lindley's Game Winner Sends UNC Men's Soccer Past Pitt

No. 10 North Carolina came away with a 2-1 win over Pitt in the ACC men's soccer opener for both clubs Saturday night at Urbanic Field (Highlights). Playing on the road for the third-straight match, Carolina's Jelani Pieters broke the ice early with a goal in the 11th minute. UNC hosts William & Mary on Wednesday at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary at 7 p.m.

Early Goal Lifts No. 5 Penn State Past No. 6 UNC Women's Soccer

The fifth-ranked Penn State women's soccer team scored seven minutes into the match and that goal held up as the Nittany Lions defeated sixth-ranked North Carolina 1-0 at Jeffrey Field. The Tar Heels finish the non-conference schedule at 4-2. UNC will have 10 days off before traveling to Tallahassee, Fla., on Sunday, September 17 to face Florida State. (

Two UNC women's soccer international first-years thrive on and off the field

For first-years Alessia Russo and Lotte Wubben-Moy, these daunting circumstances have been their realities. Since joining North Carolina's women’s soccer team, the two England natives have endured a whirlwind these past couples of weeks. Despite all this, they’ve hit the ground running, earning special praise from head coach Anson Dorrance. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Women's Soccer Travels To Penn State For ACC-Big Ten Matchup

The UNC women's soccer team returns to the pitch Thursday to play Top 10-ranked Penn State in University Park, Pa. The game is scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. on the Big Ten Network. It will be UNC's final non-conference game of the season. Following Thursday's match at Penn State, UNC will be off 10 days before playing at Florida State on Sunday, September 17. (

UNC men's soccer learns to adjust on the fly

Sometimes, you have to build the plane while you fly it. UNC men's soccer head coach Carlos Somoano emphasized a similar notion to his team at the halftime break of a 2-1 win over UNC Greensboro. “Solve some of the things on the field when they’re going wrong in the moment as opposed to waiting until we get to halftime or after a game. That's what good teams do.” (Daily Tar Heel)

Julia Ashley Named ACC Women's Soccer Defensive Player of the Week

North Carolina junior defender Julia Ashley is this week's ACC Defensive Player of the Week. Ashley was the outstanding defensive player on the field in the Duke Nike Classic as she led UNC to a 5-0 win over Auburn and a 2-0 victory over UNCW. Ashley played 80 minutes in UNC's win over Auburn and then went the full 90 in the win over the Seahawks. (

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Scores 2-1 Victory At UNCG

Freshman Lucas del Rosario scored the game-winning goal in the 69th minute to lift No. 3 UNC to a 2-1 victory over UNCG on Monday at UNCG Soccer Stadium (Highlights). Alan Winn made his senior season debut and wasted no time in scoring on his first shot of 2017. The Garland, Texas, native converted a left-footed shot in the 13th minute for his 13th career goal. (

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Heads To UNCG On Labor Day

No. 3 North Carolina continues its three-game road trip with UNCG on Monday at 7 p.m, at UNCG Soccer Stadium. The match will be carried on ESPN3 and the WatchESPN app. This is the first time since 2005 that the Tar Heels and Spartans square off on the pitch. Carolina owns an 8-3-1 all-time advantage in the series and is 4-2 on the road against the Spartans. (

No. 9 UNC Women's Soccer Finishes Weekend 2-0 With Shutout Win

The ninth-ranked UNC women's soccer team emerged from the Duke Nike Classic with a second successive shutout victory, beating UNCW 2-0 Sunday (Highlights). Carolina scored both of its goals on nifty passing combinations with double assists credited on both tallies. Sydney Spruill scored her first career goal off assists by Emily Fox and Julia Ashley. (

UNC Women's Soccer Explodes Offensively In 5-0 Victory Over Auburn

Joanna Boyles scored a pair of goals and three other Tar Heels added single tallies as the North Carolina women's soccer team powered its way to a 5-0 victory over Auburn at Koskinen Stadium on Friday night (Highlights). The game was the lidlifter of a two-game Friday night doubleheader as part of the Duke Nike Classic. UNC improved to 3-1 on the season. (

No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Upended 1-0 At UNCW

No. 3 North Carolina was upended 1-0 at UNCW on Friday at UNCW Soccer Stadium. UNCW (3-0) scored the only goal of the match in the 27th minute. David Lozano delivered a corner that Hjalmar Ekdal put a head on for his second goal of the young season. UNC (2-1) had its six-match unbeaten streak snapped that began in the NCAA postseason run of 2016. (

UNC Women's Soccer Prepares For Auburn & UNCW

The University of North Carolina women's soccer team returns to the pitch this weekend for a pair of games in the Duke Nike Classic in Durham, N.C. Both games will be played at Koskinen Stadium in Durham, N.C. on the Duke University campus. The Tar Heels meet the Auburn Tigers Friday at 5 p.m. and the UNCW Seahawks Sunday at 11 a.m. (

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