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Posted on Sat, Aug 27, 2011 : 9:54 p.m.

Michigan field hockey loses matchup of top 10 teams; U-M, EMU volleyball teams win

By Staff

The North Carolina field hockey team did most of its damage in the first half and beat Michigan 5-0 at Ocker Field in both teams’ season opener.

The No. 2-ranked Tar Heels led 4-0 at halftime and added its final goal 17 seconds into the second half of the ACC/Big Ten Challenge game. Elizabeth Stephens and Samantha Travers scored two goals apiece for North Carolina while Sassi Ammer and Caitlin Powers split time in goal.

The No. 9-ranked Wolverines were outshot 16-7. Rachael Mack had five of those shots for Michigan, three of them on goal. (Boxscore)

Pioneer High School graduate Haley Jones made three saves for Michigan, which hosts Wake Forest at noon Sunday.

VOLLEYBALL Morehead State Eagle Challenge: Alex Hunt and Lexi Erwin had 10 kills apiece in Michigan’s 3-0 win over host Morehead State. It completes a three-game weekend tournament sweep for the Wolverines. (Details)

Shamrock Invitational: Rachel Iaquaniello had 23 kills and 17 digs in Eastern Michigan’s win over Butler. The Eagles lost two of the first three games before rallying for their first win of the season. (Details)