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Tuesday November 29th


Mabrey Shaffmaster, Ella Bostic
2022 portrait
University of North Carolina Volleyball 
Media & Communications Center 
Chapel Hill, NC 
Sunday, August 14, 2022

Childhood friends Bostic and Shaffmaster reunite on UNC volleyball team

With their hometowns of Carmel and New Castle, Indiana separated by only an hour, Bostic and Shaffmaster’s relationship goes back to childhood.  The two spent time together at their sisters' volleyball tournaments before becoming collegiate athletes themselves on the UNC volleyball squad. “They come from a place where they both value being great teammates, high-level volleyball, and academics,” UNC head coach Joe Sagula said. “They really have a lot of similar goals.”

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UNC freshman forward Ally Sentnor (21) takes a shot during the women's soccer game against NC State on Sunday, Oct. 9, 2022, at Dorrance Field. UNC beat NC State 2-0.

Early second-half goal sparks UNC women's soccer to 2-0 win over N.C. State

Fresh off a four-goal performance against Pittsburgh on Thursday, UNC's offensive persistence carried forward into its Sunday afternoon match against North Carolina State.  After a first touch, junior midfielder Avery Patterson delivered a bottom-corner strike to give North Carolina a 2-0 lead early in the second half. That scoreline held until the end of the game, ultimately becoming the final score of the Tar Heels' 400th home victory in program history.

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