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Monday November 28th

Field Hockey


UNC junior back Ciana Riccardo (8) and senior forward Erin Matson (1) celebrate a goal in the second quarter of the field hockey game against No. 6 Penn State on Friday, Nov. 18, 2022, at the George J. Sherman Sports Complex in Storrs, Conn. UNC beat Penn State 3-0.

UNC field hockey advances to national championship in 3-0 win over Penn State

The Tar Heels will advance to the NCAA Championship game on Sunday afternoon in Storrs, Connecticut. They will play the winner of the second semifinal between Northwestern and Maryland. Erin Matson had an outstanding penultimate college game, adding two goals and one assist to her tally. Her assist tied the UNC record for most career assists at 63.  The Tar Heel defense also had an exceptional outing, as they shut out the Nittany Lions. This was huge, especially as Penn State found ways to get four penalty corners throughout the game. 

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