Three games and three blowout victories now for the top-ranked UNC women’s lacrosse team, which made easy work of High Point at home on Sunday–cruising to a 19-5 win.

Jamie Ortega led the Tar Heels (3-0) with four goals and two assists, while Katie Hoeg was just behind with three goals and two assists of her own. UNC also received three-goal performances from Caitlyn Wurzburger and Scottie Rose Growney.

Ortega’s six points helped her climb into second place behind Hoeg on UNC’s all-time career scoring list.

The Tar Heels jumped out to an 8-0 lead to begin the game and built a 12-1 lead by halftime, never once leaving the outcome in doubt.

For UNC, it was also the program’s 10th consecutive victory in a streak dating back to last season. So far in 2021, the Tar Heels have at least doubled their opponent’s score in all three outings.

Up Next:

UNC will host rival Duke this Friday at Dorrance Field for what will be the Tar Heels’ first conference game of the season.




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