UNC No. 1 overtakes Boston College No. 2 for sixth straight ACC championship

2022 ACC Championship Bracket
The score of the box

CHAPEL HILL, North Carolina (theACC.com) – Top-ranked North Carolina rallied from a three-goal deficit and used a dominating second-half performance to secure their sixth straight ACC championship as the Tar Heels dominated the Boston College, 16-9, in the 2022 ACC Championship Game on a rainy Saturday night at Dorrance Field in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. UNC beat BC 12-3 in the second half.

Playing in the ACC Championship Game for the seventh straight year and the 11th time in the last 12 years, North Carolina (18-0) won its record-breaking 18th straight ACC Tournament game. of the ACC. The Tar Heels’ total of six consecutive crowns matches an ACC women’s lacrosse record, set by Maryland from 2009 to 2014.

UNC graduating forward Jamie Ortega was named tournament MVP after scoring nine points (four goals, five assists) on Saturday while breaking the ACC career scoring record. Named tournament MVP for the second time (2019), Ortega set a league game record with five assists and tied the title game record with nine points. Ally Mastroianni and Andie Aldave also recorded hat tricks for UNC.

Boston College’s Charlotte North tied the NCAA career scoring record with a hat trick on Saturday. She tied Courtney Murphy of Stony Brook (341) for the NCAA all-time record.

It was a two-half game. Boston College (16-3) controlled much of the first half and took a 6-3 lead with 25 seconds left in the half on North’s second goal of the game. The Eagles had all the momentum, but UNC won control of the ensuing toss and went down the field, getting a key goal from Scottie Rose Growney with just four seconds left at halftime, only two, 6-4.

That goal sparked an 11-game scoring streak for the Tar Heels. UNC came out sizzling in the second half, scoring four goals in 4:17 to take an 8-6 lead and prompt BC to take a timeout. The first goal came from Ortega with 13:54 remaining, breaking the ACC career scoring record of 445, held by Maryland’s Jen Adams.

The UNC defense held the mighty BC offense scoreless for 19 minutes and 23 seconds, covering the final 23 seconds from the second quarter through the fourth quarter. During that span, UNC’s lead grew to eight, 14-6, capped off by Ortega’s fourth goal of the game.

The 2022 NCAA Championship draft show is scheduled for Sunday at 9 p.m. on ESPNU.

2022 ACC All-Tournament Team
Jamie Ortega, NC (MVP)
Scottie Rose Growney, North Carolina
Ally Mastroianni, North Carolina
Taylor Moreno, North Carolina
Emma Trenchard, North Carolina
Charlotte North, Boston College
Hollie Schleicher, Boston College
Belle Smith, Boston College
Hannah Dorney, Notre Dame
Jackie Wolak, Notre Dame
Rachel Clark, Virginia
Ashlyn McGovern, Virginia

2022 ACC Women’s Lacrosse Championship

First three rounds at Arlotta Stadium, South Bend, Indiana

Wednesday April 27 – First Round
No. 8 Pitt 13, No. 9 Louisville 10

Friday April 29 – Quarter-finals
No. 1 North Carolina 15, No. 8 Pitt 6
No. 5 Notre Dame 19, No. 4 Duke 11
No. 2 Boston College 19, No. 7 Virginia Tech 11
No. 6 Virginia 18, No. 3 Syracuse 14

Sunday May 1 – Semi-finals
No. 1 North Carolina 14, No. 5 Notre Dame 13
No. 2 Boston College 20, No. 6 Virginia 12

Saturday, May 7 – Championship Game (Dorrance Field, Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
No. 1 North Carolina 16, No. 2 Boston College 9

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