Holman led the Tar Heel attack unit which produced 10 goals and 8 assists in North Carolina's 16-8 season-opening win over Air Force. The native of Baltimore, Md., had two goals and six assists for the Tar Heels, the most assists in a game by a Tar Heel since April 12, 1997. His eight points were just two short of his career high of 10 and matched his second highest total in his career.
A defensive midfielder and faceoff specialist, Fowler picked up 19 ground balls and won 59 percent of his faceoffs (30-of-51) to help Duke to a 1-1 weekend. Against No. 9 Denver to start the season, the native of Wantagh, N.Y., won 18-of-30 restarts and grabbed a career-high 11 ground balls. The next afternoon, Fowler tallied eight ground balls and won 12-of-21 draws in a 21-9 win over Jacksonville.