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UNC Athletes Earn Postseason Honors

North Carolina men's soccer players Chris Carrieri and Danny Jackson were named to the 2000 National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America Team.

Carrieri, who led the nation in scoring this season, was named to the first team. Jackson, the leader of the Tar Heel defense, was named to the third team.

Carrieri, the ACC Player of the Year, set UNC school records for goals and points in a season this fall. He led the ACC in points (64), goals (25), scoring (2.67 points per game) and goals per game (1.04). He also was second in the ACC in assists (14) and fourth in assists per game (0.58). He was named third-team All-America by the NSCAA in 1999 and has been first-team All-ACC in each of the last two years.

Jackson was the leader of a defense that allowed an ACC-best 0.75 goals per game during the season. Jackson earned second-team honors in 1999.

UNC finished its 2000 campaign with a record of 21-3. The Tar Heels won the ACC tournament and reached the quarterfinals of the NCAA tournament before losing to two-time defending national champion Indiana 1-0.

3 Tar Heels Make 3rd Team

North Carolina's national champion women's soccer team had three players named to the NSCAA All-America team Friday.

Despite winning its 17th national championship in the past 20 years, North Carolina was honored with no first- or second-team All-America selections.

UNC placed three players on the third team. The players were junior defender Danielle Borgman, junior midfielder Jena Kluegel and senior striker Meredith Florance.

Florance led the nation in goals, and Kluegel ranked second in the country in assists.

Peppers Picks Up Another Honor

UNC sophomore defensive end Julius Peppers was named a second-team All-America by the Walter Camp Football Foundation.

The Walter Camp team is selected by a balloting of Division I-A coaches and sports information directors. It is the fourth All-America team Peppers has made this season.

Peppers was named a first-team All-America by and and was a second-team All-America selection by Football News.

Peppers, who has yet to join the basketball team as was expected, led the ACC with 15 sacks.

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