Mary Mac Porter
The North Carolina women's soccer team defeated Virginia 2-0 on Friday night despite a hard fought second half.
The victory was enough for UNC head coach Karen Shelton to break a tie with UConn’s Nancy Stevens to move Shelton into the top spot on the NCAA’s all-time wins list as a coach with 701 victories.
In a 4-3 overtime thriller win over Syracuse, Karen Shelton did more than watch her team advance to the ACC Championship Title game. She also set the all-time records for wins by an NCAA field hockey coach with 701 victories in her career.
After another failed comeback attempt against an unranked team, the North Carolina football team has become well acquainted with close games that aren't won in the final minutes, but instead won with execution throughout the game.
"Bringing her in with that positive energy it was kind of like a new spark to the fire," Gross said. "Which kind of brings the moral up, which is great especially right now."
Ciana Riccardo, a first-year, and Romea Riccardo, a junior, have recently become part of a legacy of sibling pairs in North Carolina's distinguished field hockey history.
Despite a defeat earlier in the season, the Duke field hockey team gave North Carolina its hardest test of the season, scoring the most points ever for an opponent in Karen Shelton Stadium in a 5-4 win for the Tar Heels.
As gyms are reopening, students have mixed feelings about new safety precautions.
Carly Peck might have come from a family of elite athletes, but when she first started playing volleyball, she thought it was a mistake that she even made the team. Since then, the sophomore has used her underdog mentality as unique motivation to fuel her success at UNC.
The Tar Heels are bringing back Josh Ezeudu, Brian Anderson, Marcus McKethan and Jordan Tucker on the offensive line to protect Sam Howell in 2020.