2/19/2014 4:41pm

Women's lacrosse ties its school record with 24 goals

Twenty-five seconds. That is how long it took for the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team to find the net against Canisius on Wednesday. And more than a minute later, the team zoomed down the field to score its second goal.

5/27/2013 2:04am

UNC senior midfielder Jessica Griffin (10) celebrates with senior midfielder Kara Cannizzaro (15) after Griffin scored a goal in the second half.

UNC women's lacrosse captures NCAA crown

VILLANOVA, Pa. — The No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team ended its 2013 season in a dream-like blur as one 17-second sequence led the Tar Heels to claim the school’s first-ever NCAA title with a 13-12 victory against top-ranked Maryland.

5/26/2013 2:42pm

North Carolina women's lacrosse seeks first national title

When the No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team defeated No. 2 Northwestern for the first time in the NCAA Tournament semifinals Friday — after falling to the Wildcats twice previously in the final four — the Tar Heels tied a school record for most wins in a season: 17.

5/25/2013 12:23am

UNC women's lacrosse headed to NCAA title game

VILLANOVA, Pa. — Perhaps freshman goalkeeper Megan Ward had a moment of deja vu when the final horn sounded in the No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team’s NCAA Tournament semifinal game against No. 2 Northwestern on Friday. With UNC’s 11-4 final four defeat of Northwestern (19-3) , the defending national champion and winner of seven of the last eight NCAA titles, the Tar Heels earned their second trip to the championship in school history.

5/19/2013 12:15am

Quick start propels UNC women's lacrosse past Cavs

A short-lived rain shower at Fetzer Field caused a 15-minute delay in the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team’s 13-9 win against unseeded Virginia in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. But the third-seeded Tar Heels didn’t let the delay slow them down. With three goals and three straight draw controls, UNC grabbed a 3-0 lead in the first minute of play Saturday — a lead it would never relinquish.

5/15/2013 10:24am

UNC women's lacrosse to face ACC rival in quarterfinals

The last time the North Carolina women’s lacrosse team got a chance to see ACC foe Virginia play in April, the Cavaliers were battling against top-ranked Maryland in the ACC tournament semifinals at Fetzer Field, and nearly played their way into the conference title game.

5/12/2013 7:30pm

Cannizzaro leads Tar Heels to quarterfinals

While most seniors were busy with graduation festivities Sunday, Kara Cannizzaro and the No. 3 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team were busy fighting for their NCAA playoff lives against Loyola.