Friday, September 9
Volleyball: W 3-2 vs. Wisconsin
UNC defeated Wisconsin in a full five sets as the two teams went back and forth. North Carolina was led by Taylor Leath, who had 23 kills, 19 digs, and three blocks. Julia Scoles had 18 kills, 15 digs, and two blocks of her own, while Taylor Fricano had 15 kills. Sheila Doyle also contributed with 27 digs.
Men’s Soccer: W 1-0 vs. Clemson
The Tar Heels defeated Clemson with a goal in the 86th minute when Zach Wright was able to score from 12 yards out. The team had 10 shots, six on goal, including Tucker Hume and Wright with two apiece. Goalkeeper James Pyle also made six saves.
Women’s Soccer: W 2-1 vs. UCLA
North Carolina came away with the win after scoring two goals on UCLA. Annie Kingman scored the first on a penalty kick in the 26th minute. UCLA tied the game in the 54th minute, but Megan Buckingham was able to score the winning goal in the 68th minute on a corner kick. UNC had eight shots with four shots on goal.
Saturday, September 10
Women’s Field Hockey: W 4-1 vs. Wake Forest
The No. 3 ranked UNC team defeated the No. 9 ranked Wake Forest team. Catherine Hayden scored the first goal of the game in the 15th minute. Lauren Moyer followed up with another goal in the 23rd minute with an assist from Malin Evert. Emma Bozek scored on a penalty stroke at 41 minutes, and Sam Night finished things off with a goal 10 minutes later with an assist from Marissa Creatore. Goalkeeper Shannon Johnson allowed the lone Wake Forest goal, while Alex Halpin made a save in the second half.
Volleyball: L 1-3 vs. Minnesota
UNC lost their first game of the season after they could only win one set out of four. The team was led by Taylor Borup with 17 kills and Taylor Leath with 13 kills. Abigail Curry had 32 assists and eight digs, Mariah Evans had 12 assists and eight digs, and Sheila Doyle contributed 17 digs.
Sunday, September 11
Women’s Field Hockey: W 6-0 vs. VCU
The Tar Heels ran over VCU as they scored six unanswered goals against their unranked opponent. Megan DuVernois scored the first goal of the game nine minutes in with an assist from Eef Andriessen, who scored her own goal in the 11th minute. Eva Van’t Hoog scored three minutes later, and Gab Major scored at 16 minutes with an assist from Sam Night. Tanner Watson finished things off with a goal at 61 minutes. Altogether, UNC finished with 21 shots against only two from VCU. Goalkeepers Shannon Johnson and Alex Halpin each made two saves.
Women’s Soccer: L 0-3 vs. USC
UNC was shutout by USC as goalkeeper Lindsey Harris allowed three goals. USC scored their first goal on a header just five minutes into the game. Harris allowed another in the 18th minute, and again in the 64th minute. North Carolina had four shots on goal out of 10 total shots.
Tuesday, September 13
Men’s Soccer: L 0-1 vs. ETSU
This game went scoreless for 92 minutes before East Tennessee State University scored a goal in extra time. UNC had 16 total shots with Warren Marshall, Maurico Pineda, and Tucker Hume each coming close to scoring during the night. This was a huge upset for the No. 1 ranked Tar Heels team.