North Carolina seniors Malai Walker and Emory Parsons could not have picked a better time to achieve their personal bests.
The UNC transition game stood out Friday thanks to a 20-5 advantage in draw controls and a 19-11 edge in ground balls.
Most teams are used to competing as a whole, at the same time and in the same place. But in track and field, that is not always the case. With all but the throwers from the North Carolina men’s track and field team away at the Navy Wesley A.
The first meet of the season might not always yield the fastest times and highest jumps, but the North Carolina indoor track and field team still opened its 2012 campaign with success.
With seven goals scored by seven different players, the North Carolina field hockey team used an impressive offensive performance to capture a 7-0 shutout victory against Radford on Sunday afternoon.
It took three attempts to put away No. 9 Duke on Saturday, but the No. 2 North Carolina field hockey team’s persistence ultimately paid off.
Penalty corners have been a large source of frustration for the North Carolina field hockey team this season, but in Wednesday’s 5-1 win against Longwood, No. 2 UNC finally showed progress in converting the important set pieces.
Freshman Loren Shealy’s first career goal could not have come at a better time for the North Carolina field hockey team. In Sunday’s matchup against Wake Forest, UNC scored in the first half to take control of the game 1-0.
With an early lead on Friday, it looked as though the No. 1 North Carolina field hockey team would continue its reign as the nation’s top team. But then it found resistance in the form of No. 2 Old Dominion. With three unanswered goals, the Monarchs dethroned the Tar Heels 3-1, dealing them their first loss of the season.