The Daily Tar Heel
Printing news. Raising hell. Since 1893.
Saturday, April 13, 2024 Newsletters Latest print issue

We keep you informed.

Help us keep going. Donate Today.
The Daily Tar Heel

McCann, Shelton Earn ACC Honors

North Carolina senior forward Kristen McCann was chosen the ACC field hockey player of the year by the league's five coaches Thursday.

McCann led the Tar Heels with 23 goals.

UNC coach Karen Shelton earned her sixth ACC coach of the year award and led the Tar Heels to a 19-2 overall record and 4-0 ACC record.

Four Tar Heels were named first-team All-ACC: McCann, sweeper Abby Martin, back Jana Toepel and goalkeeper Amy Tran.

Florance, Ramsey Snag Honors

Senior forward Meredith Florance and freshman striker Alyssa Ramsey were selected to the 2000 first-team All-ACC women's soccer squad Thursday.

Florance led the team with 19 goals and 43 points during the regular season. Ramsey had 10 goals and 11 assists for a total of 31 points.

The second-team All-ACC squad included three Tar Heel players: junior defender Danielle Borgman, junior midfielder Jena Kluegel and sophomore striker Susan Bush.

The 2000 all-freshman team included Ramsey and midfielder Maggie Tomecka, who had seven assists in the regular season.

Tar Heels to Host Top-10 Teams

The UNC men's and women's swimming and diving teams will host nationally ranked squads starting today at Koury Natatorium.

An unusual dual meet format calls for a 20-event meet with 10 events being held Friday night at 6 p.m. The teams will come back at noon Saturday for the final 10 events.

The No. 22 Tar Heel men will host 10th-ranked Minnesota. The women will swim against Michigan, which shares ninth in the rankings with UNC.

Wrestling to Hold Scrimmage

The North Carolina wrestling team will hold its annual Blue-White intrasquad match Saturday at 4 p.m. in Fetzer Gymnasium as part of its 27th annual fall clinic.

The day-long high school clinic is hosted by the UNC coaching staff and will consist of one session from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and one from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. The Blue-White match will follow.

UNC captured its fourth straight ACC championship last year. Corey Bell, Matt Kenny and Clint Osborn each won individual conference crowns and are back this year. JohnMark Bentley and Chuckie Connor, who have also won ACC titles, return after redshirting last season.

To get the day's news and headlines in your inbox each morning, sign up for our email newsletters.