North Carolina found itself right at home in the DI Women's Soccer Championship matchup, taking home its 21st national title in program history. The Tar Heels defeated Penn State 4-1.
Of all the 21 NCAA Championships that North Carolina head coach Anson Dorrance has won, the one his team claimed Sunday against Penn State might be the most impressive and satisfying.
It wasn't an easy road to the championship for the experienced Tar Heels, who had to take down No. 1 seeds Stanford, BYU and finally Penn State to gain North Carolina's 21st crown.
After emotional semifinal victories leading into the DI Women's Soccer Championship matchup, North Carolina and Penn State expect nothing less as they prepare mentally for Sunday's title showdown.