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O'Reilly provides experience, youth on national team

One of the busiest students in North Carolina, Heather O'Reilly isn't a typical college senior. She balances her time between the U.S. women's national soccer team and starring for the Tar Heels.

Updated: July 31, 2006, 1:06 PM ET
By Graham Hays | ESPN.com

CARY, N.C. -- The typical college senior worries about finding an apartment that won't scare mom too much when she comes to visit, tracking down the reading list for that senior seminar and catching up with friends. Restoring North Carolina to its accustomed place atop the college soccer hierarchy, and, if time allows, taking passes from Aly Wagner and Kristine Lilly while helping the United States qualify for next year's World Cup in China don't usually make the list.

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