UNC Soccer

UNC Volleyball, Men's Soccer Exit NCAA Tournaments

The men's soccer and volleyball teams finish their seasons with NCAA losses, leaving just the women's soccer team with the chance to bring home a fall title for the Tar Heels.

Golden Goal

Kealia Ohai's goal in the 105th minute sends the Tar Heels to College Cup Final.

UNC Women's Soccer Is Not as Troubled as You Might Think

UNC's women's soccer team has found themselves in an early hole after losing to Portland 1-0, but a pair of games against Florida and Montrel at home should go a long way to getting them back in the saddle.

UNC Freshman Indi Cowie Sets the Heel-Juggling Guinness World's Record

UNC freshman Indie Cowie has incredible heel-juggling skills, and the makers of fine Irish Stouts now have video proof.

Is UNC Men's Soccer Getting Ready to Surpass the Women's Team?

UNC men's soccer looks to have the talent to repeat as national champions, while the women face a tougher road.

UNC Looks Forward to a Brutal Season of Women's Soccer

I'm going to start with this: That's Indi Cowie, an incoming freshman who enrolled at UNC in January, in the video that won her the FIFA Street vs. Street Contest, as judged by Leo Messi, captain...

Men's Soccer Caps Near-Perfect Win with NCAA Championship

Surviving a slow start against a deliberate Charlotte team, UNC won the College Cup 1-0 on a goal in the 64th minute from Ben Speas. The title – UNC's second, the first coming ten years earlier...

UNC Wins National Title In Men's Soccer

The UNC men's soccer team claimed its 2nd national title in school history with a 1-0 win over upstart UNC-Charlotte in the College Cup Final. It was clear the late running game on Friday night...

Men's Soccer Advances To College Cup Final

The UNC men's soccer team needed penalty kicks to dispatch UCLA in a tough and entertaining game that propelled the Tar Heels to the College Cup Final where they will face sister UNC system school...

UNC's Former Soccer Coach Was Very Unhappy Folks Were on His Field

I know comments from a soccer coach aren't what folks are trolling Carolina web sites for at the moment – yes, Larry Fedora has accepted the football coaching job and there's a press conference...


If You're Smart and You Play Soccer, You Go to UNC

That's the takeaway from the fact that Carolina soccer players swept the awards for something called the Elite 88, which is, well: An award founded by the NCAA [that] recognizes the true essence...

Carolina Having Plenty of Fall Sport Tournament Success

After mixed results in the ACC tournaments, UNC is barging ahead in the various NCAA Tournaments currently going on. The field hockey team, after a loss in their ACC tournament opener, nabbed the...

UNC Is Still Better Than Duke

The Carlyle Cup is underway.

North Carolina Goes for a Soccer Twofer

With the women's team having already secured the national championship this season, the men's team has now earned a chance to do the same, beating top-ranked Wake Forest  1-0 in the NCAA...

Carolina Wins Another National Championship

It what is almost an annual tradition, UNC's women's soccer team won it's 19th national championship, defeating Notre Dame 2-1 behind a pair of Casey Nogueira goals. Carolina is such a mainstay...

UNC Still Your Top Source for Women's Soccer Olympians

The 2008 Olympic Women's Soccer team has been selected, and as is right and proper there are more Tar Heels on the list than any other school. Joining Heather O'Reilly and Lindsay Tarpley from...

ACLs and the Modern Woman

The same day Mike Copeland goes down with a torn ACL, the New York Times runs a story on the prevalance of the same injury in teenage girls. It's a bit alarmist, in the "Our children are in...

Soccer Fan For Hire - Proven Results

I present to you your 2006 Women's Soccer National Champions, the North Carolina Tar Heels: The 2-1 victory over Notre Dame was the Heels' fourth in the NCAA Finals to take home their 18th title....

Open Thread, Soccer Style: UNC vs. UCLA

The game's just starting, on ESPN2. Those of you who, unlike me, can slip the binds of a day job let us know what's going on. The N&O has a rundown on the Bruins to get everyone up to speed.

Gaucho Loco!

We interrupt this blog to discuss an entirely different educational institution. I got the chance to catch the UC Santa Barbara Gauchos - a gaucho being apparently a scary hat, judging by their...

Over in the Good Fall Sport

UNC's women's soccer team beat the only team that took a win off them this season, topping Texas A&M 3-2, after being down both 1-0 and 2-1 in the game. It was the 25th straight win for the Heels,...

NCAA Tournament(s) Update

Sure, the raving lunatics at ESPN may be looking ahead to March - because they are insane little marketing whores unable to enjoy sports being played in front of them - but the fall sports...

The Enjoyable Football Seasons Draw to a Close

Following on the heels of last week's Cross Country ACC Tournament, the men's and women's soccer conference championships are getting underway. The Heels are the top seed on the women's side, as is...

Carlyle Cup Update

Lost in the coaching shuffle this week was the next matchup in the year-long UNC-Duke contest. Last weekend Duke beat UNC, 1-0 in men's soccer. Duke retained their #3 Soccer Times ranking with the...

Carlyle Cup Update

North Carolina defeated Duke for the first time this year, racking up a 3-0 victory in women's soccer. The win extended UNC's current streak to 13, dating back to an opening season loss back in...

Five Days, Football-Free: But Not Futbol-Free

It's time for a brief check-in with themen's and women's soccer teams, who started the season ranked first and third, respectively.All that talk about the ACC being a weak conference in football?...

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