Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
History favors Tar Heels in ACC tussle
November 27th, 2009 8:30AM



[NORTH CAROLINA-WAKE FOREST PREVIEW] The Tar Heels host Wake in a battle of ACC teams Friday at 2 p.m. ET at Fetzer Field.

History is on Carolina's side. It has won 13 successive games against the Demon Deacons, including a 4-0 win in the 2009 regular season. The Tar Heels have faced an ACC foe 17 times in an NCAA Tournament game, losing only once. They fell to Florida State in a shootout four years ago in the the quarterfinals.

Players to Watch ...
Casey Nogueira (North Carolina). The senior will make her 100th appearance for the Tar Heels when she plays in Friday's game, joining 14 other players in the Carolina century club. She leads UNC with nine goals and nine assists, down from her 25-and-8 totals of a year ago, but she has had a strong postseason. She was the MVP of the ACC Tournament and had the only goal in the 1-0 win over Maryland in the NCAA quarterfinals.

Casey Luckhurst (Wake Forest). In the seasons with the Demon Deacons, Luckhurst had not scored until she had both goals in Wake's 2-0 win over Kennesaw State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Floridian followed that up with the second goal in the 3-0 victory over West Virginia in the second round.

The road so far ...
North Carolina 1 (Bronze 68) High Point 0.
North Carolina 4 (Jones 9, Heath 27, Klingenberg 79, Bronze 82) Georgia 0.
North Carolina 1 (Nogueira 82) Maryland 0.

Wake Forest 2 (Luckhurst 2, 15) Kennesaw State 0
Wake Forest 3 (Hutchinson 21, Luckhurst 25, Berry 35) West Virginia 0.
South Carolina 0 Wake Forest 1 (Harrington 90).

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent College Soccer Reporter
Video Pick: Virginia's Foss dials long distance    
Virginia players know how to score goals. Last week, Derrick Etienne went through half of the ...
U.S. Merchant Marine's Smolens earns 300th win    
U.S. Merchant Marine Academy men's coach Michael Smolens earned his 300th career victory when the Mariners ...
Wake Forest is first in opening Men's Soccer RPI    
Wake Forest is No. 1 in the NCAA's first Rating Percentage Index (RPI) of the 2015 ...
POTW: Division III star selected for second straight week     
Caitlin Golden of Division III Penn State Berks picked up her second consecutive NSCAA College Player ...
Soccer America Men's Top 25    
There is no change at the top of the weekly Soccer America Men's Top 25 rankings ...
Soccer America Women's Top 25    
North Carolina (10-0-1) moved into first place in the Soccer America Women's Top 25 rankings. The ...
Unbeatens: UNC tops ACC, Cornell's shutout streak ends    
No. 2 North Carolina (10-0-1) and Cornell (8-0-2) remained the only unbeaten women's teams in the ...
Conference Watch: South Carolina takes charge in SEC    
South Carolina moved into first place in the SEC when it rallied to beat defending champion ...
Men's Week 5: Three things we learned this weekend    
A coaching change has not slowed down Wake Forest, which has been led by Jon Bakero ...
Conference Watch: Pac-12 women's race is wide open    
The Pac-12, one of three conferences that decides its conference champion based on the regular-season standings ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives