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No. 8 North Carolina Takes Dons, 2-0

Sept. 23, 2007

Box Score

DURHAM, N.C. - San Francisco (0-5-2) had its hands full with No. 8 North Carolina (6-2-0), who won 2-0 over the Dons in the third game of the Duke Adidas Classic Sunday. The Tar Heels allowed the Dons only three shots while taking a season-high 30.

North Carolina had 14 first-half shots before sophomore midfielder Tobin Heath booted the ball to junior midfielder Yael Averbuch who scored in the 40th minute from 20 yards out. In the 73rd minute, Heath would also find the net, shooting from inside the box following a pass from sophomore forward Sterling Smith.

USF freshman forward Lauren Maris attempted two shots, both the first half against UNC, to lead the Dons. Averbuch had a match-high 12 shots in the contest. Tar Heel junior midfielder Allie Long attempted seven.

San Francisco junior goalkeeper Katie Hodgson had nine saves in the match, while UNC's Ashlyn Harris had one.

Next up on the USF schedule is a trip to No. 1 Stanford. Kickoff is scheduled for Friday at 5 p.m., PT.

DONS' NOTES - Following the final match of the Duke Adidas Classic, Hodgson and sophomore forward Kristina Hall were named to the All- Tournament team... Maris extended her streak of attempting at least one shot to five matches... USF is now 0-4-0 against the Tar Heels all-time.