5/18/2015 12:15am

UNC men's lacrosse falls short of Final Four with loss to Maryland

Joey Sankey didn’t celebrate.  With 5:12 left in his team's NCAA quarterfinal game against Maryland, the senior had just scored his third goal of the day — what would be the last goal of his career as a North Carolina men’s lacrosse player.  But the senior handed out neither hugs nor high-fives.

4/13/2015 12:48am

Senior Joey Sankey attempts a goal in the second half Saturday afternoon. Sankey became UNC's all-time leading scorer after UNC defeated Syracuse 17-15 at Fetzer field.

Joey Sankey breaks UNC men's lacrosse record on Senior Day

It’s been a season full of broken records for the North Carolina men’s lacrosse team, so it was only fitting that on Senior Day, one of the program’s paramount players took down what is quite possibly the biggest record of them all in front of a record-breaking crowd.

3/30/2015 1:27am

Seniors secure win for UNC men's lacrosse

Every coach expects his seniors to lead the team in each workout, practice and game. But there are some moments where it takes a little something more, something extra — something that seems to be reserved for seniors only.

3/30/2015 1:16am

UNC senior attackman Joey Sankey (11) fights for the ball.

Defending champion Duke falls to North Carolina men's lacrosse

Kieran Burke sat and waited. The clock ticked down. The No. 4 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team clung to a one-point lead against No. 6 Duke. As the defense parted momentarily, Duke attackman Myles Jones reared back and rocketed the potential game-tying shot through the gap toward the net the junior goalkeeper stood guarding.

3/22/2015 11:55pm

Senior attackman Joey Sankey (11) carries the ball down the field during the Feb. 27 12-10 win over the University of Denver.

Terrapins outlast UNC men's lacrosse in slow match

Before Saturday’s match between No. 2 North Carolina and No. 5 Maryland men's lacrosse teams, the only similarity between the two was their top-five rankings. Each played polar opposite styles — fast-paced for UNC and methodical for Maryland.

3/18/2015 1:44am

Men’s lacrosse beats Harvard, continues to hit stride

Senior attackman Jimmy Bitter came into Tuesday night’s home game against No. 16 Harvard with at least a point in 49 straight games – just one game shy of tying the UNC record of 50. It didn’t take long for Bitter to assure his place in the record books and propel the Tar Heels to a 15-10 win