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Tar Heels Happenings 11/2-11/6: UNC field hockey and women’s soccer lose in ACC Tournament finals

Tar Heels athletics results from November 2-6

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Thursday, November 3rd

Field Hockey: W 3-2 vs. Louisville

No. 5 seed North Carolina defeated no. 8 seed Louisville in the quarterfinals of the ACC Field Hockey Tournament. Things got off to a rocky start when Louisville scored in the first four minutes of the game. 30 minutes in and UNC was down 2-0. Thankfully, the Tar Heels mounted a late-game comeback fueled by Lauren Moyer. She scored at 50 minutes, 64 minutes, and 70 minutes for a hat trick. She had help from Emma Bozek, Julia Young, and Gab Major.

Friday, November 4th

Field Hockey: W 3-2 vs. Duke

UNC advanced to the semifinals and defeated no. 1 seed Duke. Things got off to a quick start with two goals in the first minute of the game, one by Ashley Hoffman. Duke broke the tie at 44 minutes, but North Carolina came back with another goal by Hoffman at 59 minutes off a penalty stroke. Then Malin Evert scored at the 64th minute to keep the team in the lead. North Carolina dominated with 22 shots against only six from Duke.

Volleyball: W 3-1 vs. Miami

No. 12 UNC defeated unranked Miami by limiting the amount of points they allowed in the first two sets of the match. Taylor Borup led the way with 11 kills, Taylor Treacy had nine kills, and Taylor Leath had nine kills and eight digs. Abigail Curry had 22 assists and Mariah Evans had 20 assists. Sheila Doyle contributed 18 digs.

Sunday, November 6th

Women’s Soccer: L 0-0 vs. Florida State (3-4 in shootout)

The ACC Women’s Soccer Tournament came to a dramatic end after the game couldn’t be decided after double overtime. The Tar Heels had three shots on goal, while Lindsey Harris made four saves. They made three of their kicks, but Abby Elinsky and Bridgette Andrzejewski missed theirs. Unfortunately, FSU made all their shots and that was it. Despite losing out, North Carolina will participate in the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row. They will face Liberty University on Saturday.

Field Hockey: L 2-4 vs. Virginia

UNC advanced to the ACC Field Hockey Tournament championship for the first time since 2009. They took on no. 7 Virginia but ultimately fell short. UVA took an early lead until Gab Major was able to tie it in the 22nd minute with an assist from Ashley Hoffman. The Cavaliers answered back with two more goals before Lauren Moyer scored at 62 minutes with the goalkeeper pulled. Another goal from Virginia put the contest to bed. Despite the loss, the Tar Heels will face Stanford on Saturday as they participate in their record 33rd NCAA Tournament.

Men’s Soccer: L 0-1 vs. Boston College

In a shocking turn of events, no. 1 seed North Carolina was knocked off by no. 8 seed Boston College in the quarterfinals of the ACC Soccer Tournament. The game was scoreless until the 57th minute when BC managed to score on a goal that deflected off a defender. North Carolina had seven shots on goal, but nothing went in.