Jenny Levy

UNC Women’s Lacrosse Takes Out No. 13 Northwestern

In a top-15 showdown on Sunday at Fetzer Field, the second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team used a late scoring burst to defeat the No. 13 Northwestern Wildcats 17-12. Although it was tightly contested battle for most of the day, the Tar Heels (8-1, 1-0 ACC) scored seven of the last nine goals–all during the game’s final 13 minutes and change. Junior Maggie Bill scored two of her career high four goals during the stretch, while also recording three assists throughout the game. Bill’s effort led a prolific UNC offensive performance which saw midfielder Marie McCool also score four goals–along...

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Tar Heel Women’s Lacrosse Crushes Virginia in ACC Opener

The second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team came out Saturday afternoon for its ACC opener against Virginia with a “take-no-prisoners” mentality–evidenced by the Tar Heels’ 21-11 beatdown of the Cavaliers at Fetzer Field. It was by far the highest-scoring performance of the young season for UNC (6-1, 1-0 ACC), which had previously reached 16 goals on three separate occasions so far in 2017. Senior attacker Molly Hendrick tied her career-high for the second straight week with six goals and an assist in the game, as she continues to lead the Tar Heels in scoring this year with 24 goals to...

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Jenny Levy Earns 300th Career Win, as UNC Women’s Lax Defeats Canisius

The second-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team capped off a successful trip to the US Lacrosse Complex in Sparks, Maryland with its second win of the weekend on Sunday–taking out Canisius 16-8. Not only was it the team’s second win in three days, it was also the 300th win of head coach Jenny Levy’s career. She becomes just the third coach in NCAA women’s lacrosse history to reach that mark. Senior attacker Molly Hendrick left no doubt that Levy would return to Chapel Hill with the milestone under her belt, as she tied a career-high with six goals and an...

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Carly Reed’s Five Goals Lead UNC Women’s Lax to Blowout Victory Over Albany

UNC head women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy picked up career win No. 299 on Friday, after her second-ranked Tar Heels put together an impressive 12-0 run on the way to a 14-5 win over the Albany Great Danes at the US Lacrosse Complex in Sparks, Maryland. Senior Carly Reed did most of the damage offensively for UNC, scoring five goals in the game. Both Maggie Bill and Sydney Holman added a goal and three assists to the winning cause, while Sammy Jo Tracy scored two goals herself–the only Tar Heel besides Reed to find the back of the net...

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UNC Women’s Lacrosse Knocks Off High Point, Wins 20th Straight Game

The top-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team–last year’s national champions–notched another incredible milestone on Friday night with its 16-6 victory over the High Point Panthers at Fetzer Field. It was the 20th consecutive win for head coach Jenny Levy and the Tar Heels, a streak that dates back to early last season. Junior midfielder Ela Hazar matched a career high with six points for the second straight game, scoring two goals and dishing four assists in total against High Point. Forward Molly Hendrick added four goals and an assist to the winning cause, as UNC improved to 3-0 to start...

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Seven UNC Coaches Receive New Contracts

If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. That seems to be the mantra that the UNC Athletic Department is operating under, as it was announced Thursday that the school came to an agreement on brand new three-year deals for five of its head coaches and extended the contracts of two more. The group receiving the multi-year deals consists of: Anson Dorrance (women’s soccer), Sam Paul (men’s tennis), Joe Breschi (men’s lacrosse), Carlos Somoano (men’s soccer) and Karen Shelton (field hockey). Believe it or not, it’s the first multi-year deal for each of the coaches listed above. All five of them...

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Jenny Levy Honored as National Coach of the Year

In the world of college athletics, winning championships and awards typically leads to two things. More championships. More awards. Longtime UNC women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy received another reminder of that fact on Tuesday, when she was named the Division I National Coach of the Year by the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association. The honor comes just over a month after Levy led the Tar Heels to their second national championship in four years. Since building the program from scratch 21 years ago, she has risen to fourth on the NCAA’s all-time coaching wins list, while taking the Tar Heels...

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U.S. Lacrosse Selects 12 Tar Heels For Women’s National Team Tryouts

What more can the UNC women’s lacrosse program do to assert its dominance? The Tar Heels–fresh off an NCAA Championship win over Maryland–have won two of the last four national titles, while appearing in three finals over that stretch. Now their head coach, Jenny Levy, can say she coached 12 of the 105 players–11.4 percent of them to be exact–selected to try out for the U.S. Women’s National Team. Carly Reed (Class of 2017) was the lone UNC attacker to make the cut–coming off a season where she scored 29 goals and dished out eight assists. Goalie Caylee Waters...

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UNC’s Jenny Levy Named National Coach of the Year

UNC women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy has been named the 2016 National Coach of the Year by Lacrosse Magazine. Levy coached the Tar Heels to a national championship victory on top-seeded Maryland in May. Senior defender Mallory Frysinger, sophomore midfielder Marie McCool and senior attacker Aly Messinger were honored individually as All-Americans. UNC won both the Atlantic Coast Conference and NCAA Tournaments for the second time and finished the season on a school-record 17-game winning streak. This is the second time Levy has been named Coach of the Year; the first time was after Carolina won the national title...

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