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Friday June 24th

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Members of the UNC women's lacrosse team celebrate a goal during their NCAA Tournament second round match against Virginia at Dorrance Field on Sunday, May 15, 2022. UNC won 24-2.

'Good vibes all over': UNC women's lacrosse cruises its way to NCAA second-round win

On Sunday, the No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse team dismantled the Virginia Cavaliers, 24-2, in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Its 24 goals — a program record in NCAA Tournament play — showcased a juggernaut offense led by fifth-year attackers Jamie Ortega and Scottie Rose Growney. Fifth-year defender Emma Trenchard and graduate goalkeeper Taylor Moreno, held Virginia scoreless in the second half. The Tar Heels will play eighth-seeded Stony Brook in the quarterfinals on Thursday.

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Junior pitcher Brandon Schaeffer (39) throws the ball to first baseman Hunter Stokely (1) to get a Wake Forest runner out. UNC won 12-3 versus Wake Forest at home on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in the second game of the three game series.

UNC baseball drops third game of Wake Forest series, 11-2

After a 12-3 win on Saturday secured a series win for the Diamond Heels against Wake Forest, the Tar Heels failed to complete the three-game sweep of the Demon Deacons, losing 11-2 on Sunday. UNC’s runs were both off of solo homers from redshirt junior right fielder Angel Zarate and sophomore designated hitter Alberto Osuna.

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Graduate student midfielder Ally Mastroianni (12) in play during the 2022 ACC championship game against Boston College on May 7, 2022, in Chapel Hill, NC. UNC won that title 16-9.

Veteran leaders lead UNC women's lacrosse to sixth-straight ACC Championship

In Saturday's ACC Championship game, a veteran unit of Jamie Ortega, Taylor Moreno, Ally Mastroianni, Scottie Rose Growney and Emma Trenchard took over the game in the third quarter and never looked back. The Tar Heels defeated the Eagles, 16-9, and won their sixth-straight ACC Championship — tying the longest streak of consecutive titles in conference history held by Maryland. 

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