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Marcus Paige, Kristen Brown, Emily Wold Win Patterson MedalKristen Brown, the Atlantic Coast Conference’s all-time softball home run leader, Marcus Paige, Carolina’s all-time leader in three-point field goals, and Emily Wold, a three-time first-team All-America in field hockey, are the 2016 recipients of the Patterson Medal, the most prestigious athletic award given at the University of North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)
So This Year of UNC Athletics Turned Out to Be Pretty GoodUNC baseball isn't in the NCAA Tournament but frankly that might be the only real blemish on the current athletic year. Even the heartbreak of the way the men's basketball season ended and the dumpster fire that women's basketball has become wasn't enough to take the shine of one of the more successful seasons in recent memory. Just how good was it? (Tar Heel Blog)
Jana Withrow Inducted Into Delaware Sports Hall Of FameJana Withrow, a three-time NCAA field hockey champion at North Carolina, has been inducted into the Delaware Sports Hall of Fame. Withrow earned All-America honors in her junior and senior years and was named All-ACC 1995-97. She went on to play for the U.S. National Team and spent seven years as an assistant coach at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic ExcellenceThe day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Compile Record-High APRUNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Pace U.S. Field Hockey Team To 10-0 WinTar Heels accounted for five of the U.S.field hockey team’s 10 goals in a 10-0 win over host Trinidad & Tobago Friday in the opening game of play at the Junior Pan American Games in Tacarigua, Trinidad. Gab Major, a sophomore, had a hat trick, scoring the team’s second, fourth and 10th goals, two from the field and one on a penalty corner. (GoHeels.com)
Thirteen UNC Field Hockey Players Named To National Academic SquadThirteen members of the UNC field hockey team have been named to the 2015 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, announced Tuesday. The award recognizes students who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher through the 2015 fall semester and are members of a Division I varsity field hockey team. (GoHeels.com)
Sixteen Tar Heels Recognized For Earning 4.0 GPAs In FallSixteen UNC student-athletes finished the 2015 fall semester with perfect 4.0 grade point averages, earning A’s in each class. The group is spread among eight different teams and a wide range of majors. All will be recognized as members of the 4.0 Club at the annual Student-Athlete Academic Luncheon at the end of the spring semester. (GoHeels.com)
Four Tar Heels Earn ACC Weaver-James Corrigan RecognitionFour UNC student-athletes were among 52 from around the ACC announced Wednesday as recipients of Weaver-James-Corrigan scholarships and awards. Seniors Casey Di Nardo, Emma Nunn, Marcus Paige and Houston Summers were recognized for outstanding academic and athletic performance during their careers in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNCThe annual Girls and Women in Sports Day took place in Fetzer Gym on Sunday, January 17. Hundreds of children had the opportunity to spend time with their favorite Carolina women's teams.
Tar Heels Third In Final Fall Director's Cup StandingsUNC is in third place in the final fall sports Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Tar Heels amassed 342 points in the fall, including 90 by the field hockey team, which reached the final four for the 20th time and played in its 16th national championship game. Carolina is third nationally behind Stanford (479.5) and Syracuse (347.5). (GoHeels.com)
Karen Shelton Named South Region Coach Of The YearUNC field hockey head coach Karen Shelton has been named the South Region Coach of the Year, as selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches of America. Shelton, who is in her 35th year as UNC’s head coach, led the 2015 Tar Heels to a 21-3 record, an ACC Championship and an NCAA runner-up finish. UNC made its seventh consecutive trip to the final four. (GoHeels.com)