Tar Heel Men’s Soccer Gets Key ACC Road Win

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– Tyler Engel’s first half goal was good enough to give No. 17 North Carolina a 1-0 victory at No. 11 Virginia Friday night.

UNC (7-3-5, 4-1-5 ACC) won its fourth-straight ACC match and also put an end to Virginia’s 11-match unbeaten streak.

The Tar Heels shut out the Cavaliers (8-4-4, 3-3-4 ACC) with some suffocating defense. The victory ties Carolina with Clemson for fourth in the ACC standings.

For the second-straight match, UNC scored early to gain momentum. The Tar Heels maintained an 8-4 advantage in shots on goal.

UNC returns home to host the final two regular season games of the season against Georgia State and N.C. State.


Pivotal Match Pits Carolina vs. UVA

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va.– No. 17 UNC men’s soccer takes to the soccer pitch Friday night in a pivotal ACC match against the eleventh-ranked Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottesville.

Carolina is fifth in the ACC standings with a 3-1-5 record and has Virginia nipping at its heels in sixth position with a 3-2-4 mark. The Tar Heels have won three straight ACC matches and appear primed for another possible postseason run.

Carolina has yet to lose a road match this season, but Virginia’s high-octane scoring attack that ranks ninth nationally will test the resolve of the Tar Heels.

The 7 p.m. ACC contest can be viewed on the ACC Digital Network.