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Sunday June 4th

Field Hockey

The UNC field hockey team poses for a picture after winning the ACC championship against Wake Forest on November 4, 2018 at Karen Shelton Stadium. UNC beat Wake Forest 7-2. The team also won the 2017 ACC championship as well.

'It has been kind of a perfect season so far': UNC field hockey wins ACC Championship

UNC defeated No. 20 Wake Forest, 7-2, in the ACC Championship game. With that win, the Tar Heels became the first No. 1 seed in the ACC Tournament to win the championship since the format expanded in 2014.   “We came out firing again after half,” first-year Erin Matson said. “It is definitely a focus of ours to treat every opponent with respect and play a full 70-minute game as hard as the first minute.”   

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Senior biomedical engineering major Morgan Goetz plays defense on the field hockey team. "We're basically the same team we were last year ... everything we have is earned."

From dreamer to defender: Field hockey star Morgan Goetz excels on and off the field

“She makes it seem easy,” her father Andrew said. “I mean she does, she makes it seem easy. Like it is not a big deal.” Morgan Goetz, a major contributor for the North Carolina field hockey team, has started 63 games throughout her four-year career. She's been a part of two ACC Tournament Championships and played in three Final Fours and counting. But her successes don't stop there.

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