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Carolina Rundown: October 27If you only read one story today, this is an inspirational one about Kaitlin Morelli, the daughter of longtime football equipment manager Dominic Morelli. The Warriors waived James Michael McAdoo. Giovani Bernard had 45 yards rushing and a touchdown. Quinton Coples had seven tackles and 1.5 sacks (GoHeels.com)
Student athletes as artistsSenior Benton Moss started playing baseball at 5 years old. Not long after that, he started playing the piano, at 7 years old. Moss has served as a starting pitcher for UNC’s baseball team since his freshman year, and he said he hopes to one day record his own music. (Daily Tar Heel)
Best Games Of 2013-14: No. 15-No. 11No. 13: Carolina 4, Virginia 2 - Baseball, April 20, 2014: A young Carolina squad had gone toe-to-toe with the top-ranked Cavaliers in the first two games of a midseason ACC series, falling 3-2 and 3-1 before entering the Easter Sunday finale with hopes of avoiding a sweep. The Tar Heels did just that due in large part to their two most consistent performers of 2014 - Michael Russell and Reilly Hovis. (GoHeels.com)
Best Games Of 2013-14: No. 20-No. 16No. 16: Carolina 45, Virginia 14 - Football, Nov. 9, 2013: The first chapter of Ryan Switzer's legendary freshman season was written against Virginia. With Carolina leading 14-0 in the second quarter, Switzer muffed a punt, picked it up and took it 85 yards for a touchdown. Marquise Williams threw for a touchdown, rushed for another and caught one from wide receiver Quinshad Davis. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Finishes Fourteenth in Director's Cup StandingsUNC finished fourteenth in the final 2013-2014 Division I Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings, the National Association of College Directors of Athletics announced Friday. Carolina compiled a total 976 points, led by the women’s tennis team with a second-place finish of 90 points. (Chapelboro.com)
Eight Tar Heels Lead U.S. Women’s Lacrosse National TeamEight current or former University of North Carolina lacrosse players have made the U.S. Women's National Team, more than any school in the nation. US Lacrosse released the 38-player roster for its 2014-15 team on Sunday after a three-day tryout held at Georgetown University. (GoHeels.com)
It's Official: UNC Didn't Win an ACC Title in 2013-14If you are keeping score at home this year marks the first time in UNC's ACC membership a team didn't win at least one ACC championship. UNC last chance to snag a title dissipated Friday night in Greensboro when the Tar Heel baseball team was officially eliminated from ACC Championship contention via a 3-2 loss to Virginia. (Tar Heel Blog)
US Lacrosse Hall Of Fame To Honor LevyUNC women's lacrosse coach Jenny Levy is one of seven members of the 2014 North Carolina chapter of the US Lacrosse Hall of Fame, the organization announced this week. Levy and the other honorees will be inducted on June 21 in Raleigh. Levy is the sixth-winningest coach in NCAA Division I women's lacrosse history and the fourth-winningest active coach in the nation entering the 2015 season. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Excel In Latest APRUNC had 18 sports with a four-year Academic Progress Rate of 980 or higher according to figures released today by the NCAA. The 18 sports include six programs that scored a perfect 1000 and another half dozen that scored 990 or higher. The NCAA tracks classroom performance of student-athletes through the APR. The score measures eligibility and retention each semester at every NCAA institution. (GoHeels.com)
UNC men's lacrosse season ends in NCAA opener at DenverDenver got two goals each from Zach Miller and Erik Adamson and a goal and three assists from Jack Bobzien and defeated North Carolina 9-5 in the NCAA Tournament first round on Saturday at Peter Barton Stadium. The Tar Heels see their 2014 season end at 10-5. Carolina got two goals from Joey Sankey and single goals from Chad Tutton, Jimmy Bitter and Steve Pontrello. (Durham Herald-Sun)
Video: UNC 2013-2014 All Sports VideoThe All Sports video celebrates UNC athletics over the past year. The video highlights some of the best moments during the 2013-2014 Tar Heel sports calendar.
NCAA Lacrosse Brackets AnnouncedThe brackets for the men's and women's lacrosse NCAA Tournament were announced on Sunday evening with both Tar Heels teams making the field. On the women's side, the defending national champions are seeded #3 overall and will face the winner of the Georgetown-John Hopkins game on Sunday, May 11th. The UNC men are unseeded in the NCAA Tournament and will face the #5 seed Denver. (Tar Heel Blog)
Carolina Lacrosse Heads To Denver For NCAA First RoundNorth Carolina (10-4) will travel to Big East Conference champion Denver (14-2) Saturday to play in the first round of the NCAA Men's Lacrosse Championship. The game will be played at 7:30 p.m. EDT (5:30 p.m. local time in Denver) on Saturday at Barton Stadium on the Denver campus. Carolina's four losses this year have come by a combined total of five goals. (GoHeels.com)
UNC 0-for-This Year in ACC Team Titles?Barring UNC winning one of the last three championships, the Heels will finish the 2013-14 season without winning a single official ACC title in any team sport. What's worse UNC only had one team finish in the first place. The women's tennis team ended up in a four way tie for first during regular season play. Per UNC, the Tar Heels have never not won at least one ACC title in something. (Tar Heel Blog)
Lucas: Out Of The SpotlightOne of the best things about working with college sports is they renew every year. Each fall, a whole new batch of student-athletes moves in, and each fall, there are dozens of them who remind you how smart and how involved college students can be. Here are six stories about Carolina athletics you might not have read in the paper: (GoHeels.com)