2/25/2018 9:40pm

Katie Hoeg (8) leaps into the arms of attacker Jamie Ortega (3), who scored the game-winning goal against Maryland on Feb. 24 in Kenan Stadium.

McCool and Ortega shine for UNC women’s lacrosse in OT win over No. 1 Maryland

One of the top rivalries in college women’s lacrosse, between the two teams that have won the last five national championships, came down to a first-year and a senior. First-year attacker Jamie Ortega found senior midfielder Marie McCool, who found the goal to lead the No. 8 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team to a 16-15 overtime win over No. 1 Maryland.

5/19/2017 7:16pm

Navy's Julia Collins in action. Photo courtesy of Naval Academy Sports Information

North Carolina women's lacrosse faces Navy in NCAA quarterfinals at home

With a spot in the Final Four on the line, it’s time for some lacrosse at Fetzer Field. The North Carolina women’s lacrosse team takes on Navy on Saturday at 1 p.m. in an NCAA Tournament quarterfinal matchup. Here’s everything to know about the Tar Heels’ final home game of the year as their quest for a national-championship repeat continues.

5/14/2017 6:24pm

UNC women's lacrosse team advances to quarterfinals of NCAA Tournament

With 17:46 left in the first half of Sunday's second-round NCAA Tournament game, Virginia turned the ball over. Lauren Martin, a first-year defender, stepped out of bounds while cradling the it. North Carolina’s Sammy Jo Tracy took it on the change of position. She then had a choice: try to send a difficult pass to Carly Reed, streaking down the middle of the field with no one ahead of her, or just pull back and play it safe.