Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Soccer.
Carolina Rundown: October 23
Tyler Zeller had 11 points and nine rebounds. Wayne Ellington also scored 11. John Henson had five points and eight rebounds. Danny Green scored five. Ed David had four and four off the bench for the Lakers. Reggie Bullock and Tyler Hansbrough each had a bucket. Baseball America ranks UNC's freshman class sixth in the country and has some very kind words about the Diamond Heels.
Carolina Rundown: October 22
Roy Williams will return to Lawrence on Monday for a celebration of Allen Fieldhouse. 11 points and six boards for Ed Davis off the bench last night for the Lakers. Harrison Barnes had 10 and six. Reggie Bullock had a bucket for the Clippers. Just one Tar Heel on Phil Steele's midseason All-ACC football team, as Landon Turner earned a second-team selection.
Carolina Rundown: October 21
It's sounding like James Michael McAdoo has a very real chance of making the Warriors. Raymond Felton is making some progress from his ankle injury. John Henson had a double-double (11/10) last night, and Kendall Marshall added six points and five rebounds. P.J. Hairston had 11. Julius Peppers is being credited as the missing piece in Green Bay.
UNC Women's Soccer Remains Unbeaten In ACC With 3-0 Win Over Duke
For the second straight game sophomore forward Emily Bruder scored two goals while freshman forward Alex Kimball notched her first career tally as #6 North Carolina defeated Duke 3-0 in women's soccer Sunday afternoon. The win was UNC's ninth in a row as the Tar Heels improved to 10-2-1 and remained unbeaten in the ACC with a 7-0-0 mark.
Omar Holness Sends #8 UNC Men's Soccer Past NC State
Omar Holness scored in the 76th minute to give No. 8 North Carolina a 1-0 victory over NC State Friday. UNC (10-4, 4-2 ACC) notched its fifth-straight win when the Jamaican National sent a bullet into the far left corner from 15 yards out that proved to be the game winner. NC State had its three-match unbeaten streak snapped, falling to 0-6-2 against the Tar Heels in the last eight meetings in Raleigh.
UNC Men's Soccer Falls 4-3 At UNCW
A wild second half that saw five combined goals scored resulted in ninth-ranked UNC falling 4-3 at No. 22 UNC Wilmington on Tuesday night. North Carolina (5-4) scored on its first shot of the match in the eighth minute to take an early 1-0 advantage. UNC plays at Fetzer Field this Friday against Clemson at 7 p.m. The match will be broadcast live on GoHeelsTV.
UNC Women's Soccer Remains Unbeaten In ACC With Win Over Wolfpack
The ninth-ranked UNC women's soccer team ran off its fifth successive victory and remained unbeaten in ACC play by holding off NC State 2-1 Sunday at Dail Soccer Field. UNC's goals came from Amber Munerlyn and Paige Nielsen as Carolina improved to 6-2-1 on the season and 3-0-0 in the ACC. UNC finished with a 26-5 edge in shots and a 6-0 edge in corner kicks.
No. 3 UNC Men's Soccer Drops 2-0 Match at No. 1 Notre Dame
Third-ranked North Carolina dropped a 2-0 men's soccer match to No. 1 Notre Dame Friday night from Alumni Stadium. UNC held a 12-7 shot advantage in the match, and a 9-2 lead in corner kicks. In the 80th minute, UNC was awarded a penalty kick, but the shot sailed high and the Tar Heels remained down 2-0. UNC finishes up its long road stretch at UNC Wilmington on Tuesday at 7 p.m.
Yael Averbuch: Heading to Cyprus, by Way of Going Home
As I drove into Chapel Hill, N.C., on Route 15-501 recently, I was starkly reminded of how different I am now from when I would make that same drive as a student and soccer player at the University of North Carolina. Sometimes, the best way to evaluate how you’ve changed is in relation to what stays the same. For me, Chapel Hill is a place where dreams came true and hard work translated into success.
UNC Women's Soccer Stages Furious Rally To Down Irish 3-2
Ninth-ranked North Carolina rallied from a 2-0 halftime deficit to defeat 18th-ranked Notre Dame 3-2 Saturday night in women's soccer action before a crowd of 2,024 fans at Alumni Stadium. North Carolina senior midfielder Kat Nigro scored the winning goal for the Tar Heels 27 seconds into the second overtime period, just the second goal of her career.
Top-Ranked UNC Men's Soccer Falls 2-1 At Duke
No. 1 UNC fell 2-1 at Duke Friday at Koskinen Stadium. UNC had its four-match winning streak snapped when Duke scored twice in the second half to overcome a 1-0 lead the Tar Heels enjoyed at the half. "Our guys got tired legs at the end of the match. We had a mid-week game at William & Mary and they (Duke) didn't so that may have been a factor," said UNC coach Carlos Somoano.
My Carolina Experience: Yael Averbuch
Yael Averbuch: "Carolina completely transformed my life. I learned a lot about who I am, what is most important to me, and how I want to live. It had always been my goal to be a professional soccer player, but I realized at UNC that there are a lot of other things in life that are equally as valuable. Carolina gave me a great education and also taught me how to learn and how much more there is to learn."
Lucas: Tar Heels Stand Alone In September
UNC's entire athletic department is now undefeated in head to head matches in the month of September, compiling a 14-0 record this month. The Tar Heels are the only program in the 15-member ACC to have gone unblemished in September. In addition, UNC is the only program among the top twenty 2014 finishers in the Learfield Sports Directors' Cup that remains undefeated across the board this month.
Balanced Attack Keys 3-0 Men's Soccer Win Over Pitt
Nyambi Jabang's goal and assist led No. 3 North Carolina to a 3-0 victory over Pitt Friday night in the ACC opener for both clubs. Carolina (4-1, 1-0 ACC) broke through late in the first half to take a 1-0 lead into intermission. Freshman Alan Winn hauled in a pass from Jabang, proceeded to flick the ball to himself, turned towards goal and showed good composure with an excellent finish for his first collegiate goal.
Anson Dorrance, Tar Heels ‘Defending the Legacy’ in 2014
The tenth-ranked North Carolina women’s soccer team, 3-2-1 on the season, still has a ways to go to climb to the national championship-winning level head coach Anson Dorrance is so accustomed to. But no matter the year, the end goal remains the same for the Tar Heels.