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UNC Athletics Roundup

This week's happenings in UNC non-revenue sports

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Men's soccer

Just one game on the schedule this week for the men's soccer team but it was a key match-up with #2 ranked Notre Dame. The Tar Heels got a huge win 4-2 victory over the Fighting Irish. Notre Dame struck first in the game with a goal in the 13th minutes. UNC's Colton Storm provided the equalizer in the 21st minute then assisted on Tucker Hume's goal just before halftime to give UNC a 2-1 lead.

In the second half, Alan Winn tallied a pair of goals in the 55th and 63rd minutes to extend the lead to 4-1. Notre Dame cut the lead in half with a little over 21 minutes left but it wasn't nearly enough as the Tar Heels grabbed the win.

Next up: 9/21 vs North Florida, 9/25 vs Duke,

Women's soccer

The women's team also played just a single game this past week but like the men it came against a top ten ranked ACC opponent. The Tar Heels traveled to Virginia Tech for a Saturday night game coming away with a 2-1 win. Joanna Boyles second goal of the season gave UNC a first half lead. The Hokies tied matters up early in the second half before Katie Bowen's first goal of the season in the 61st minute gave the Tar Heels the lead for good.

Next up: 9/24 vs Syracuse, 9/27 at Wake Forest

Field Hockey

The Tar Heels took a pair of games over the weekend including one in ACC play. Nina Nortman scored twice as the Heels rolled past ACC rival Louisville on Friday 5-0. On Sunday the Heels blanked Miami(OH) 3-0 with Emily Wold scoring her second goal of the weekend.

Next up: 9/25 vs Boston College, 9/27 at Appalachian State.

Volleyball

The volleyball team split a weekend series between the two B1G teams from Michigan. On Friday, Michigan State grabbed a 3-1 win over the Heels. The following day, UNC swept Michigan 3-0 to improve to 3-6 on the season.

Next up: 9/25 at Virginia Tech, 9/27 at Pittsburgh

Other sports

In cross country the UNC men finished second in the Adidas XC Challenge held in Cary on Friday. UNC's Stephen Mulrein was the top collegiate finisher in the 5K race. On the women's side, the Tar Heels finished fourth overall.