Billy Bitter led the No. 3 Tar Heels to their 10th straight win with a convincing 11-7 decision against No. 14 Johns Hopkins.
Bitter recorded an early hat trick and added another goal later in the game to help ease the loss of goal-scorer Thomas Wood, who watched from the sideline after injuring his hand in practice.
But the Tar Heels won with both defense and offense, controlling every aspect of the game. On the defensive side, UNC goalkeeper led with nine saves.
With the win, UNC is now 10-0 for the first time since 1991 when the Tar Heels went a perfect 16-0 and won the national championship.
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