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UNC alum Courtney Bumpers on raising the bar in gymnastics to taking the bar after law school

Courtney Bumpers has always had an abundance of energy. The 2006 UNC graduate and decorated gymnast has been tumbling since birth and hasn't stopped making moves. After UNC, Bumpers received her juris doctor from the University of Pennsylvania, was admitted to the bar and now serves as litigation counsel for Community Health Systems in the Nashville area. (ESPN.com)

UNC and espnW Team Up For Campus Conversation

Bryana Nguyen, a senior on the UNC women's golf team, has experienced some nervousness about what awaits after her graduation. But Monday, her concerns were eased. Nguyen and more than 200 other UNC female student-athletes and coaches gathered at the Blue Zone Concourse Club as UNC Athletics and espnW partnered to host a Campus Conversations session. (GoHeels.com)

Another Goal Achieved For Morgan Lane, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

Morgan Lane had come close before. But on Saturday at N.C. State's Reynolds Coliseum, Lane finally accomplished one of the few things she had yet to achieve in her storied UNC gymnastics career – she qualified for the NCAA Championships. Lane earned an all-around score of 39.325 to finish in a tie for sixth at the 2018 NCAA Southeast Regional. (GoHeels.com)

Phil Ford to Serve as Keynote Speaker at ACC Postgraduate Luncheon

UNC and ACC basketball legend Phil Ford will be the keynote speaker at the annual ACC Postgraduate Luncheon presented by ESPN and hosted by the Nat Greene Kiwanis Club. The following UNC student-athletes will be honored as 2018 ACC Postgraduate Scholars: David October, (Soccer), Emily Godwin (Track & Field), Morgan Lane (Gymnastics). (The ACC)

Cody Roberts Thriving At Leadoff Spot, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

Never in Cody Roberts' baseball career had he batted leadoff. But out of necessity, he's recently assumed that spot in the UNC baseball team's batting order. And both he and the Tar Heels are reaping benefits. Since moving to the top of the order for the series opener against Pittsburgh on March 16, Roberts is batting .393 with a home run, six RBI and 10 runs scored. (GoHeels.com)

Nicole Greene Makes History, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

It took a seven-round jump-off. Yet in the end, Nicole Greene claimed the NCAA title in the women's high jump, becoming North Carolina's first national champion since 2007. Participating in North Carolina-Duke rivalry for the first time, freshmen Benjamin Sigouin and Mac Kiger proved key in the Tar Heel men's tennis team's 4-3 victory in Durham on Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

Heilmann Proves It On the Mat, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

When Troy Heilmann took the mat Saturday for the 149-pound title match at the ACC Wrestling Championships, he had already earned an automatic bid to the NCAA Wrestling Championships. But he still had more he wanted to prove. With a 3-1 decision over Virginia Tech's Ryan Blees, Heilmann did just that, claiming the title in his final match at Carmichael Arena. (GoHeels.com)

Historic Weekend For Greg Duncan, Olympic Sports Notes

Competing in the ACC Championships for the first time, freshman Greg Duncan accomplished a feat no North Carolina male diver had achieved in 60 years. Duncan won the three-meter diving competition on Wednesday and the one-meter diving event on Thursday. In doing so, he became the first Tar Heel to sweep the springboard events since 1958. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic Sports Notes

With the return of leading goal scorer Chris Cloutier and top assist-maker Andy Matthews, the UNC men's lacrosse team entered the season featuring another strong attack. Still, someone needed to fill the void created by the departure of Luke Goldstock, who scored 32 goals last season to finish with 120 in his career. That replacement has proven to be junior Timmy Kelly. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic Sports Notes

For the fourth straight year, both the UNC men's and women's tennis teams will be heading to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships. As part of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, the fifth-ranked UNC women defeated Winthrop 4-0 Friday before beating Illinois 4-0 Saturday. The latter win earned the team a spot in the championship. (GoHeels.com)

Former UNC gymnast recounts her Larry Nassar experience

In 2015, Lindsey Lemke was a freshman member of the Tar Heels gymnastic team. Lemke had what current UNC gymnastics coach Derek Galvin describes as a strong personality. It was something he noticed several years earlier when he recruited her in Michigan. But when Lemke was a student-athlete at Chapel Hill, Galvin noticed a bit of a change. (ABC 11)

UNC gymnastics reflects on Nassar after team's Equality Night

UNC gymnastics coach Derek Galvin sat down with his gymnasts prior to their meet against Temple on Friday, holding a piece of paper. The sheet was littered with different fonts and colored blocks, with three flowers at the top to frame the Maya Angelou poem. The Tar Heels won their first meet of the season, but it meant more than a tally in the win column. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Gymnastics Defeats Temple for their First Team Win

The Tar Heels secured their first win of the season by defeating Temple 195.300 to 194.375 Friday at Carmichael Arena. UNC finished first in all four events as Madison Nettles finished vault with a 9.825, Grace Donaghy led on uneven bars with a 9.800 and Alexis Allen and Mikayla Robinson both scored personal bests of 9.900 on balance beam and floor exercise. (GoHeels.com)

Nicole Greene's Historic High Jump, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

Nicole Greene high-jumped a personal best of 6 feet, 2 inches (1.88 meters) during the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Saturday. Her previous personal best of 6-1 ½ (1.87 meters) was set as a high school senior in 2015. Greene's jump stands as the best in the country this season. It also tied for the second-highest mark in UNC history in the indoor women's high jump. (GoHeels.com)

Gymnastics season preview: UNC looks for second straight regional appearance with veteran talent

After finishing near the bottom during the EAGL Championship and NCAA Regionals in 2017, the UNC gymnastics team is looking to start the season off right Friday night against N.C. State. The team finished third in the league with a record of 11-4 last season with notable wins during its quad meet against N.C. State, Pittsburgh and William & Mary. (Daily Tar Heel)

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