DURHAM — Whatever No. 4 UNC was doing on Friday and Saturday at the plate against No. 13 Duke, the Tar Heels made sure to do the opposite on Sunday.
DURHAM– The game turned around quickly.
The North Carolina men’s lacrosse team was on the verge of a much-needed win on Saturday, but instead, it suffered another stinging defeat — this time, a 13-12 overtime loss at No. 6 Syracuse. The Tar Heels (6-7, 0-3 ACC) held a three-goal advantage with just under four and half minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but they allowed the Orange (7-4, 4-0 ACC) to score three consecutive goals to force a sudden-death overtime, which they later won on a goal by Brendan Bomberry.
For the second time in as many weekends, the North Carolina softball team went on the road and won an ACC series.
First-year Anna Keefer set a pair of personal records in the long jump and the 200 meters, and sophomore Liam Dixon also recorded a career-best mark in the pole vault as the North Carolina women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the Weems Baskin Invitational in Columbia. S.C. this weekend.
Mike Fox didn’t hold back his thoughts on the North Carolina baseball team’s performance in its 1-0 loss at home to Gardner-Webb on Wednesday. “Awful,” the Tar Heel head coach said. “Absolutely awful.”
The only thing to expect in college basketball’s postseason is the unexpected. The sport’s parity, coupled with the NCAA Tournament’s single-elimination format and the volatility that comes with 18-22 year-old athletes produces unpredictable madness.
For many reasons, the third-ranked North Carolina women’s lacrosse team will want to forget Saturday’s 17-10 home loss to No. 6 Florida.
When tasked with replacing Caylee Waters, twice the National Goalie of the Year, Jenny Levy didn’t limit herself to just one option.