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Thursday September 23rd

Swimming And Diving


Sisters Eva and Jasmina Smolenaar are sharing one semester competing for the Tar Heels on the field hockey team. They are pictured in Karen Shelton Stadium on Sept. 8.

Dutch sisters Eva and Jasmina Smolenaars reunite for a semester with UNC field hockey

When Eva Smolenaars left the Netherlands to join the UNC field hockey team five years ago, a sense of homesickness swept over her.  But now, her sister Jasmina has joined the 2021 roster, reuniting the two sisters for the fall semester.   Already, the two have played a combined 402 minutes in their four games.  After college, both sisters hope to return to the Netherlands for further education and play for a pro-league.

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