Tate Parrish warmed up in North Carolina’s bullpen in the third inning and watched as starting pitcher Cody Stiles allowed a career-high three walks.
The No. 5 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team thought it had clinched a win when it led 15-7 with three minutes to play against No. 17 Boston College on Saturday, until something struck the team’s players as funny.
With Levy’s 200th win, the Tar Heels have proved they can send a team to the grave even without drawing first blood. “It’s focusing on getting the ball, then being patient on offense, but attacking when it’s there,” Donahoe said. “It’s about making smart decisions on the field and we did that a lot better today.”
For seven innings North Carolina’s home game against Princeton on Tuesday was a classic pitcher’s duel. Then in the eighth inning, UNC’s highest scoring of the season, the Tar Heels brought home nine runs, trampling the Tigers 11-2.
Saturday’s separate meets for North Carolina’s men’s and women’s indoor track and field teams were all about rewriting the record book. The women dominated Chapel Hill’s Kent Taylor Run for the Kids Invitational and took six events while attempting to dash school and national record. While the women enjoyed success in Chapel Hill, UNC coach Dennis Craddock and the top male runners traveled to Annapolis to test their abilities on a banked track.
Last season, Florida State coach Leonard Hamilton molded the strongest defense in the ACC, which compensated for the league’s 10th-ranked offense and earned them third place overall in the ACC. FSU led the ACC in scoring defense with 60.4 points per game and on average 6.3 blocked shots per game in its 2009-10 campaign. But this season the Seminoles will be without the ACC’s leading shot-blocker, Solomon Alabi.
CARY, N.C. — Twenty-two seconds after the whistle shrilled to begin the ACC Tournament quarterfinal match between first-seeded North Carolina and Virginia Tech, the Tar Heels collected their first goal. Freshman Kealia Ohai’s goal immediately set the tone, and the Tar Heels rolled to a 4-2 victory at WakeMed Soccer Park.
The North Carolina women’s soccer team gave Miami a clinic on how to play collegiate soccer Sunday.
The 0-0 score of North Carolina women’s field hockey lingered on the scoreboard until late in the second half of the game against California. The undefeated Tar Heels finally netted their only goal against the Golden Bears in the 60th minute of play, which Cal never answered.
Boston College fouled and North Carolina retaliated. The Eagles scored and the Tar Heels countered the attack. Play was even and goals were avenged —until the end.
The first half of North Carolina women’s soccer team’s match against Miami ended in a 3-0 Tar Heel lead.
North Carolina dominated offensive play in the game against Middle Tennessee State University which ended 7-1.
At the end of the first half, North Carolina leads Missouri 2-0. UNC set the pace at the start of the match with accurate passes and showcased its speed up and down the field.