CHAPEL HILL—Eight former University of North Carolina women's lacrosse players are active this summer in the United Women's Lacrosse League (UWLX).
Four Tar Heels dot the roster of the Long Island Sound, including attacker Aly Messinger (UNC '16), midfielder Sammy Jo Tracy ('17), goalie Caylee Waters ('17) and defender Sloane Serpe ('14).
Four other UNC alums are playing for the Philadelphia Force: midfielder Margaret Corzel ('14), midfielder Emily Garrity ('13), attacker Becky Lynch ('12) and attacker Molly Hendrick ('17).
The UWLX got underway with its second season after the conclusion of the 2017 college season. The league includes teams in Long Island, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Boston.