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Tar Heels Happenings 10/27-10/30: UNC women’s soccer wins first match of the ACC Tournament

Tar Heels athletics results from October 27-30.

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Thursday, October 27th

Women’s Soccer: W 1-0 vs. Florida State

UNC finished out the regular season with a win over Florida State. Madison Schultz scored in the 38th minute with an assist from Megan Buckingham. Goalkeeper Lindsey Harris made four saves.

Friday, October 28th

Men’s Soccer: T 0-0 vs. Notre Dame

Without anyone able to score, North Carolina was able to secure the No. 1 seed for the ACC Tournament. In all, the team made 14 shots, led by Cam Lindley’s four. Alan Winn had the team’s only shot on goal. Notre Dame made 18 shots with only two shots on goal, both defended by goalkeeper James Pyle.

Volleyball: W 3-1 vs. Virginia Tech

UNC defeated Virginia Tech with the combined effort of the offense. Taylor Treacy had 18 kills, Taylor Leath put up 12 kills with six digs, and Taylor Borup had nine kills with seven digs. Abigail Curry offered 34 assists with 10 digs, while Mariah Evans had nine assists with 11 digs, and Sheila Doyle added nine assists and 14 digs.

Saturday, October 29th

Field hockey: W 2-0 vs. Old Dominion

No. 5 North Carolina had a nice and easy win over Old Dominion. Marissa Creatore scored in the 44th minute with an assist from Emma Bozek. Lauren Moyer scored the team’s second goal 54 minutes in. As a team, UNC made 18 shots against ODU’s two.

Sunday, October 30th

Volleyball: L 2-3 vs. Pitt

Pittsburgh served North Carolina with their first ACC loss of the season after the Tar Heels could only score six points in the match’s fifth set. They put up a good fight with Taylor Leath contributing 17 kills and six digs and Taylor Borup with 13 kills and nine digs. Abigail Curry made 29 assists and six digs, while Sheila Doyle put up six digs.

Women’s Soccer: W 3-0 vs. Virginia

North Carolina won their first match of the ACC Tournament, knocking off No. 7 Virginia. Madison Schultz got the party started when she stole the ball away from the goalie and scored in the 38th minute. S.A. Firstenberg scored an unassisted goal in the 44th minute. In the 65th minute, Morgan Goff scored with help from Dorian Bailey. Goalkeeper Lindsey Harris made three saves on the team’s way to the semifinals in Charleston, where they will face No. 1 seed Notre Dame on Friday.

Field Hockey: W 9-1 vs. Appalachian State

In a complete blowout, the Tar Heels beat Appalachian State 9-1. Everyone got in on the action as Eva van’t Hoog, Ashley Hoffman, Eef Andriessen, Sam Night, and Megan DuVernois each scored a goal. Lauren Moyer and Catherine Hayden had two apiece. UNC made a total of 34 shots against only two from ASU.