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Defending Champion UNC Men's Lacrosse Begins Title Defense Saturday

The 2017 UNC men's lacrosse team has earned an at-large bid for the NCAA Championship and will play Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at the #8 seed Albany Great Danes in the opening round of the tournament. North Carolina is in the NCAA Tournament for the 32nd time since earning its first bid in 1977. The Tar Heels are in the tournament for the 11th straight year. (GoHeels.com)

Sixteen UNC Teams Score Perfect 1000 In APR

The 2017 NCAA champion men's basketball team and the 2016 women's lacrosse national champions are two of 16 University of North Carolina athletic programs to score a perfect 1000 in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rates for the academic year 2015-16. This is the third consecutive year the UNC men's basketball and women's lacrosse teams recorded a 1000. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Rammys 2017 - Bad Joke Telling

Coaches from North Carolina's athletic teams try to keep a straight face in a corny jokes battle in this video which first aired at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards. View Video...

UNC Men's Lacrosse Heads To Albany For NCAA First Round

A week ago today, the UNC men's lacrosse team faced a must-win situation against Notre Dame in the ACC Championship final. The Tar Heels pulled out their 13th league title since 1981 and were rewarded Sunday with a bid to the 2017 NCAA Championship. The Tar Heels are unseeded for the second straight year and the third time in the last four years. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Earns No. 2 NCAA Seed

Atlantic Coast Conference regular season and tournament champion North Carolina has earned the No. 2 seed in the 2017 NCAA Tournament, the NCAA announced on Sunday night with the release of its 26-team field. Carolina, an automatic qualifier as the ACC champion, will host NCAA games on Friday May 12 and Sunday May 14 at Fetzer Field in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)

Molly Hendrick continues epic season for UNC women's lacrosse

Atlantic Coast Conference Attacker of the Year. ACC Tournament MVP. Nominee for the 2017 Tewaaraton Award, given to the top player in the country. Those are the honors that North Carolina senior Molly Hendrick has picked up in the last week — and more are sure to follow. The 5-foot-8 Manheim Township grad was named ACC Attacker of the Year on Wednesday. (Lancaster Online)

Draft picks, ACC titles, a baseball sweep – UNC athletics has a weekend to remember

North Carolina began April with its men’s basketball team in the Final Four in Phoenix, where the Tar Heels won their sixth NCAA championship with a victory against Gonzaga. The month ended, on Sunday, with three ACC championships and another dramatic baseball victory. Indeed, these are some good times for the Tar Heels. (Charlotte Observer)

Top Six Awards Honor Outstanding Service

Six Tar Heel student-athletes or teams were recently announced as this year's winners of ACC Top Six for Service Awards, recognizing outstanding commitment to community service: Leila Evans, Field Hockey; Nazair Jones, Football; Kayla Miles, Women's Lacrosse; Bryana Nguyen, Women's Golf; Mark Rizzo, Men's Lacrosse; UNC Softball Team (GoHeels.com)

With ACC Championship victory, North Carolina men's lacrosse refuses to say its goodbyes

The North Carolina men’s lacrosse family wasn’t ready to say goodbye just yet. After winning the national championship in 2016, UNC had no plans of ruling out a repeat. More importantly, its players simply didn’t want to say goodbye to one another. “This is the tightest team I’ve ever been a part of,” junior attackman Chris Cloutier said. (Daily Tar Heel)

Chris Cloutier Named National Men’s Lacrosse Offensive Player of the Week

After leading the UNC men’s lacrosse team to an improbable ACC Tournament Championship over the weekend, junior attacker Chris Cloutier was named the National Offensive Player of the Week by the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association. Cloutier scored six goals and dished out three assists over the course of UNC’s two wins in Durham. (Chapelboro.com)

Molly Hendrick, Marie McCool Earn ACC Women's Lacrosse Honors

Wednesday marked the release of the ACC’s Individual Women’s Lacrosse Awards, with a pair of Tar Heels being recognized. Senior Molly Hendrick–who leads UNC (16-2) with 66 goals entering the NCAA Tournament–was named the league’s Attacker of the Year. Meanwhile, junior Marie McCool earned the distinction as the ACC Midfielder of the Year. (Chapelboro.com)

Photos, Analysis: North Carolina Tops Notre Dame in ACC Championship, Clinches Winning Record

The defending NCAA champion North Carolina Tar Heels became the 2017 ACC Champions with a 14-10 win over the Notre Dame Fighting Irish in front of a crowd of 2,325 at Koskinen Stadium on Sunday. Attackman Luke Goldstock led the Tar Heels with four goals, while Chris Cloutier’s hat trick and two from freshman midfielder William Perry carried the load among eight different scorers. (Inside Lacrosse)

Austin Pifani Named ACC Men's Lacrosse Defensive Player of Year

A long and distinguished career was honored Tuesday as University of North Carolina men's lacrosse senior defenseman Austin Pifani was named the 2017 ACC Defenseman of the Year. Pifani is a senior from Roslyn, Pa. He was a captain of the Tar Heels' 2016 NCAA championship team and also a captain for UNC's 2017 ACC championship team. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Honors

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2016-17, recognizing outstanding members of each Olympic sports team. Honorees have been selected based on performance and effort throughout the school year. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (GoHeels.com)

Huge weekend for UNC sports

It's not every weekend that a school wins three ACC Championships, but that is just what UNC did over the weekend as both men's and women's lacrosse won the ACC title and women's tennis brought home the conference crown as well. The No. 18 UNC men's lacrosse team defeated No. 6 Notre Dame 14-10 Sunday in the ACC Championship men's lacrosse title game. (Carolina Blue)

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