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Saturday May 28th

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Graduate midfielder Ally Mastroianni (12) flings the ball with Stony Brook defense right behind her. UNC won 8-5 against Stony Brook in the NCAA Quarterfinals at home on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse tested by Stony Brook defense in Elite 8 victory

In the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals, North Carolina topped Stony Brook, 8-5, in the team’s first defensive grudge match of the season. The Seawolves' high-pressing zone challenged UNC, which struggled to find the back of the cage for most of Thursday's NCAA Tournament quarterfinals game. “We faced the best zone in the country tonight,” head coach Jenny Levy said. “Sometimes you don’t have to win pretty, you just need to advance.” 

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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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