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Friday January 22nd

Sports briefs

Women's soccer

COLLEGE STATION TEXAS-No. 2 North Carolina saw a two-goal lead disappear in the second half but a score by freshman forward Courtney Jones in the 83rd minute proved to be the game-winner for the Tar Heels as they defeated No. 13 Texas A&M; 3-2 Friday night before a crowd of 5642 at the Aggie Soccer Complex. It was the first of four games this weekend in A&M;'s Weekend Invitational.The Tar Heels improved to 2-0 on the season while the host Aggies fell to 2-1.

Against No. 14 Tennessee UNC got a goal from junior forward Nikki Washington 27 minutes into the match and made it hold up as the No. 2 Tar Heels shut out No. 14 Tennessee 1-0.The Tar Heels improved to 3-0 on the season with the win after beating back-to-back ranked opponents in College Station.

Volleyball

CHAMPAIGN Ill. - North Carolina opened it's season 0-3 after finishing the State Farm Illini Classic in Champaign Ill. UNC lost to No. 11 Oregon and to No. 24 New MexicoState in a two Saturday matches.

Christine Vaughen and Suzanne Haydel finished with a team-high seven kills apiece against Oregon.

Vaughen earned all-tournament honors for her efforts through the weekend.

Next weekend UNC hosts the Carolina Volleyball Classic.


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