“I think having a season, it was a shortened season, but still I think the kind of experience from getting together and playing together is going to give us a massive advantage in the spring, when we play against teams that haven’t had that kind of training,” UNC soccer player Joe Pickering said.
After a scoreless regulation, Fighting Irish senior Aiden McFadden scored off a free kick in the 99th minute to defeat the Tar Heels in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals.
“You can’t let a loss beat you twice, but you also can’t let a win beat you the next week,” UNC football head coach Mack Brown told reporters in Monday's Zoom press conference.
The North Carolina men’s soccer team (2-0, 2-0 ACC) won its home opener against Clemson (2-1, 0-1 ACC) in dramatic fashion off a buzzer-beating goal from graduate transfer Filippo Zattarin.
In a Zoom press conference on Monday, head coach Mack Brown announced that the Tar Heels had scheduled a non-conference game against Western Carolina for Friday, Dec. 11. The team also has its longest extended break in decades through Thanksgiving weekend.
The UNC women's soccer team's 4-1 victory over Wake Forest on Thursday brought its all-time record in season-opening matches to 35-5-2. But a turbulent offseason made the buildup to the game far more eventful than normal.