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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 30, 1989, Page 12, Image 12

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Green Bay 23 Cincinnati 56 Phoenix 19 Seattle 10 Pittsburgh 23 Philadelphia 28 . NFL Football Detroit 20 Tampa Bay .. 23 Dallas 10 San Diego 7 Kansas City 17 Denver 24 Chicago 20 Cleveland 28 Buffalo 31 San Francisco 23 New England 23 New Orleans 20 LA. Raiders 37 LA. Rams 10 Houston 17 Miami 17 N.Y. Jets 10 Indianapolis 20 Atlanta 13 Washington 24 Sports Monday Men's soccer falls toUNCC, page 7 12The Daily, Tar HeelMonday, October 30, 1989 UNC ' 'Si ! , V va V W4 " ! J rr-'' t i .O - . ..v . v:. A.!.. 1 i '.f!!!!.. .s - - -v S jv.v.y. . . ' 'f, ,, .-, , ,-, ,,,, I The UNC field hockey team celebrates its seventh-consecutive ACC championship after beating the Wiifl tlhey ever Dose? Womemi's soccer wddis ACC By SCOTT GOLD Staff Writer During the past four years, in which the UNC women's soccer team has not lost a game, the squad has gained some heavy experience in a lot of things. One aspect of that knowledge, though, stands out the most: winning. Lots of winning. This weekend in the ACC tourna ment, the Tar Heels continued that pattern, knocking off Duke 4-0 in the semifinals and rival N.C. State 5-3 in the finals on Sunday to take the confer ence title. Terraoiims she as UNC By DAVE GLENN Sports Editor COLLEGE PARK, Md. It's get ting to the point where you can just fill in the blanks. .;.The Tar Heels followed a familiar script Saturday as they dropped their seventh consecutive game in a 38-0 pasting at the hands of the Maryland Terrapins, who improved to 3-6, 2-5 in the ACC. The Tar Heels fell to 1-7, 0 5 in conference play. Just change the words in parentheses each week, and you'll see the bleak situation that has become common place for UNC head coach Mack B rown. An (anemic) UNC offense, which , turned the ball over (six) times against an aggressive (Maryland) defense, left the (overworked) Tar Heel defense with their backs to (their own goal line) throughout a (warm and sunny) after noon before (27,441) curious onlook ers at (Byrd Stadium). The turning point in this one if there can be a turning' point in a 38 point loss came just before halftime with the Tar Heels trailing 14-0. UNC quarterback Chuckie Bumette, who started in place of the injured Jonathan Hall, diiccied the Tar Heels from the UNC 27 yard line to the Maryland 13, where the drive tempo rarily stalled. But a Clint Gwaltney 30 yard field goal attempt turned into a fake with Torin Dom taking holder Scott McAlister's pitch on an end around for 1 1 yards that set Bumette up with a first-and-goal at the two. tick In the finals, however, North Caro lina got some good looks at a couple of new things that they had to learn about quickly: Revenge: When you don't ever lose, there's not much to be vengeful about, now is there? Sunday's final was a rematch of last year's 1-1 final. The game moved into a shootout, in which the Wolfpack prevailed, taking the ACC trophy with them. Suspense: If no one ever scores against you, your games can't be very exciting, can they? drops 7th ji But four consecutive running plays, including two fumbled exchanges by Burnette, netted minus four yards, and the Tar Heels never fully recovered. "It took a lot of momentum out of us," Brown said. "It would have taken momentum out of an older, aggressive football team. We're a very young, inexperienced football team that needed something good to happen." B ut things got even worse for the Tar Heels in the opening minutes of the third quarter. On UNC's first second-half posses sion, the Terrapins blitzed Burnette on a third-and-long play and picked off his ensuing pass at the UNC 26. Maryland free safety Mike Thomas snatched Burnette's offering and raced down the left sideline unscathed for a touchdown to give the Terps a three-touchdown lead. The Tar Heels' next two possessions ended in a Burnette interception and fumble, and UNC's hopes for a come back were shifted into the hands of sophomore signal-caller Todd Burnett, who was previously slated for a red shirt year in 1989. Burnette, a fresh man, ended his day with 65 yards on 7-of-14 passing and two interceptions before turning over the reins to Burnett. Brown defended the decision to use Burnett, who has now utilized two years of eligibility (he started five games in 1988) because of Saturday's action. "Chuckie had three turnovers in a row, and we felt like we have to find a quarterback to lead our football team," MaDytad foir ACC tittle This season, the Tar Heels have outscored their opponents 81-9. Thus the Wolfpack' s trio of tallies is half as many goals as the stingy UNC defense has allowed all season. Being behind: One way to never lose is to never fall behind, right? Get this since the 1 985 champion ship game, the last game UNC lost, North Carolina has trailed three times: against George Mason for 5: 10 in 1 986, in last year's ACC final for 8:05, and Sunday. The Wolfpack's Charmaine Hooper, the leading scorer in the ACC with 23 Tar Heels straw Brown said. "So, we needed to put Todd in there and look and see what we can do to try to stir something up the next (three) weeks and going into spring practice." But the elder Burnett found no more success than his sound-alike namesake, finishing the day with three intercep tions in an 8-for-16, 77-yard aerial ef fort. On the Maryland side, two plays made up the bulk of quarterback Neil O'Donnell's passing yardage. The first, a 52-yard bomb to wideout Barry Johnson, set up a four-yard touchdown run by fullback Dennis Spinelli. The second, a 54-yard strike to tight end David Carr, took advantage of a busted coverage in the UNC secondary and gave the Terps a 14-0 lead at intermis sion. The second half featured UNC's inability to throw the ball and Maryland's ability to run it. Senior tailback Ricky Johnson led the way for the Terps with 95 yards on the ground, including a 21 -yard touch down run on the first play of the fourth quarter to put Maryland up by a 3 1 -0 score. Senior fullback James Matthews closed out the scoring with a 14-yard jaunt late in the final stanza. Maryland amassed 217 yards on 50 rushing attempts on the afternoon, while the Tar Heels could manage only 77 yards on 36 carries (2. 1 yards per rush) against a Terrapin defense that dared them to throw the football. ght DTHEvan Eile Terrapins 8-1 Sunday at Duke goals, broke a scoreless tie at the 9:59 mark when she powered a shot through goalie Lori Walker's hands from 23 yards out. Chris Lilly tied it up at 11:13, 1:14 later, and the team was never behind again. With all of these new things to over come, how did UNC win so handily? "Heart." That's how midfielder Shannon Higgins described it. Coach Anson Dorrance, forever the orator, put it in a few more words. "It was an atmosphere for us to get excited," he said. "There was just a Pat Crowley (51) and the UNC 3w ?x 5v v.s ,.v.w....,-..-.-.-JS..;v. n-mm- itt"-"-''-----.mm---T'-i -iu-' r-ndmni n rtjfffnrir mm iiinijmM Tijiiiii iji n A: . ..':--fMi MVP Staley shines with quintet of goals By NEIL AMATO Staff Writer DURHAM It was business as usual for the North Carolina field hockey team. The Tar Heels lambasted Maryland 8-1 to capture its seventh-straight At lantic Coast Conference Tournament title Sunday at Duke. Senior Kathy Staley netted five goals, including four in the first half, to help second-ranked UNC up its record to 17-2. The Terps, ranked 1 1th in the country, fell to 11-6-1. The Tar Heels gained a spot in the final by defeating Duke 3-0 on Saturday. Freshman Imke Lempers also scored twice, and sophomore Mary Hartzell tallied her first collegiate goal to help the Tar Heels to their sixth consecutive win. Staley, a native of Endicott, N.Y., tied the UNC record for goals in a game and moved to within two of breaking the all-time UNC single-season record of 27. She also broke the ACC single season individual goal record. UNC head coach Karen Shelton was pleased with the center-forward's per formance. "She played an exceptional game," Shelton said of Staley, the tournament MVP. "The other kids got her the ball and she knew what to do with it." Several of Staley' s teammates also made the all-tournament team for that very reason. Midfielders Leslie Lyness, Lempers and Laurel Hershey, plus forward Peggy Anthon and goalkeeper Evelien Spee, received awards for their play. Shelton, who garnered ACC Coach of the Year honors, said, "We took home a lot of hardware today." UNC quickly quieted the hyped-up surge in the second half; I think every one was pouring their heart and soul into it. I think everyone rose to the occasion." For the first time in a while, every one had to. After Lilly's goal knotted the game at one, North Carol ina attacked NCSU ' s net with a fury. Chances were created, but none could break through the sor bid State defense until the 19:24 mark, when Julie Guarnotta popped in a rare left-footed goal from 14 yards out. Hooper, State's insta-offense, cre ated her own chances throughout the DTHSchuy!er Brown offense took it on the chin Saturday in a 38-0 loss to Maryland Maryland squad with a penalty-corner goal by Staley five minutes into the game. Anthon hit in to Lyness, who stopped the ball for Lempers. The Netherlands native passed right to Staley, who nailed one to the left of Terp goalie Andrea Closkey for a goal. Less than three minutes later, Staley put in her second of the day. After a commotion in front of the net, where Staley shot once and sophomore Nancy Lang attempted, Staley placed the ball past Closkey at the 7:12 mark. Maryland head coach Missy Meharg said Staley was definitely a force to be reckoned with. "Kathy Staley is one of the most dangerous players (in the country) because she doesn't play with the same intensity all the time. Some times she just hangs real low and it lures the defenders into a sedentary stance." The fleet-footed forward scored with 1 2:45 left in the half tocomplete her hat trick and again with 2:24 remaining to make it 4-0 at the intermission. Staley's fifth goal came just more than five minutes into the second half when she scored on a penalty corner. Anthon hit to Lyness for the stick-stop, and Staley deposited a liner into the left side of the goal. Lyness, who also as sisted on one of Lempers' scores, upped her career assist total to 32, which puts her six away from the UNC all-time mark. Fifteen minutes later, Hartzell put UNC up 6-0. The second-year player gathered the ball after an Anthon at tempt and cranked a shot into the far left corner with 13:43 left in the game. The rarely-used Hartzell almost See FIELD HOCKEY, page 7 match. Streaking past backs Emily Rice and Laura Boone, Hooper unleashed a wormburner. Walker masterfully de flected it but was forced into the spec tator role to watch Alana Craft bury it in the back of the net. In the second half UNC began to settle down. Lilly picked up her second goal in usual fashion, maneuvering through the backfield and dropping in a rocket shot from 23 yards out. The goal proved to be the game winner. Mia Hamm, a freshman who wasn't See SOCCER, page 7

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