July 22, 2021
Carolina fans had 14 Tar Heels to cheer on during the pandemic-delayed 2020 Summer Olympics and Paralympics in Tokyo. Nine competed for U.S. teams and five for other countries. As the Paralympics wrapped up Sept....Read More
July 19, 2021
After a year of campus challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, Carolina athletics delivered some good news to Tar Heel supporters in July: The department managed to avoid — by far — the deep...Read More
July 2, 2021
A third consecutive field hockey national championship and eight other teams’ top-10 national finishes in NCAA post-season competition propelled Carolina to a fourth-place finish in the 2020-21 Learfield IMG College Directors’ Cup. It is the...Read More
Nine minutes into overtime, UNC sophomore Heather O’Reilly scored the winning goal — off a pass from Mia Hamm ’94 — for the U.S. Women’s Soccer team in the semifinal match against World Cup champion Germany.
The final score was 2-1. Kristine Lilly ’93 scored the first goal for the U.S. Team in the 33rd minute, a goal that Germany matched in added injury time.
When the U.S. faces Brazil for the second time of the tournament, it will be for the gold, and it might be without its captain, Julie Foudy, who injured her ankle in the second half Monday night. Coach April Heinrichs ’86 will wait until game night to determine whether Foudy can play, but says Foudy is already off of crutches and walking around.
Read more about the U.S. Women’s Soccer Team at NBCOlympics.com: