The Daily Tar Heel

Serving the students and the University community since 1893

Monday October 3rd

Women's Tennis


First-year midfielder Ryleigh Heck (12) sprints to prevent an interception from UPenn. UNC beat UPenn at home 4-0 on Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022.

UNC field hockey picks up 4-0 win over Penn, maintains undefeated start to season

The numbers on the board in Karen Shelton Stadium not only reflected the outcome of UNC field hockey’s game against Penn in the ACC-Ivy League Challenge, but also the team’s undefeated record: 4-0. Not only did the Tar Heels beat three top-15 teams in their first four games in 2022, but they earned their first shutout win at home since the 2020 spring season.  “It's something that we pride ourselves on, to start off challenging ourselves,” junior midfielder Kiersten Thomassey said.

Read More »

The UNC Field Hockey penalty defenders sprint towards Princeton offense as they go for a penalty corner shot. UNC beat Princeton 4-3 on Friday, Sept. 2, 2022.

UNC field hockey earns 4-3 win over Princeton to open ACC-Ivy Challenge

As the clock ticked down in the final period, the Tar Heels earned a penalty corner and the chance to extend their lead. Ashley Sessa inserted the ball and Erin Matson scored the goal to make the score 4-2. Despite a late push by the Tigers, who capitalized on a penalty stroke goal in the final minutes of the game, Princeton couldn't overcome its deficit and erase UNC's lead. 

Read More »