CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina has employed former star participant Erin Matson — barely a month after she graduated — to take over its subject hockey program after the retirement of 10-time NCAA champion Karen Shelton.
The varsity introduced the transfer Tuesday, roughly two months after Shelton introduced she would retire as the game’s winningest coach.
The 22-year-old Matson was the star on 4 of Shelton’s NCAA championship groups, together with final 12 months in an unbeaten season whereas ending because the profession scoring chief in NCAA match play. She’s additionally the Atlantic Coast Convention’s profession scoring chief and the one five-time league offensive participant of the 12 months.
Matson has been a member of the U.S. nationwide staff since she was 17.