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Fifth year attacker Jamie Ortega (3) celebrates after scoring a goal during UNC's NCAA Tournament Championship Final against Boston College at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md. on Sunday, May 29, 2022. UNC won 12-11.

'Best decision of my life': UNC women's lacrosse veterans run it back one last time for NCAA title

Perhaps no group of Tar Heels feel greater satisfaction than UNC's veterans. After enduring postseason heartbreak year after year, the seasoned squad finally earned its redemption. After the Tar Heels were eliminated by Boston College in the Final Four a year ago, head coach Jenny Levy met individually with each of her then-seniors to discuss their future with the program. “It was probably the best decision of my life,” Mastroianni said of her return. “The people and the place, it was just too good to leave.”

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Fifth year defender Emma Trenchard (23) defends fifth year attacker Charlotte North (8) during UNC's NCAA National Championship Final against Boston College at Homewood Field in Baltimore, Md. on Sunday, May 29, 2022. UNC won 12-11.

No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse captures NCAA title with 12-11 defeat of No. 3 Boston College

No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse capped off an undefeated season with an NCAA title thanks to Sunday's 12-11 win over No. 3 Boston College. Graduate goalkeeper Taylor Moreno had 11 saves and graduate attacker Sam Geiersbach led the team with three goals to capture the championship trophy. The national championship is the third of head coach Jenny Levy's career, and the Tar Heels completed the first perfect season in NCAA Division I since 2017.

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