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Bubba Cunningham Details New Athletic Facility Plans

UNC football got some big news on Wednesday, as Bubba Cunningham presented a proposal to the Board of Trustees finance and facilities committee to develop plans for an indoor practice facility on campus. The Board of Governors gave the plan funding authority two weeks ago; the entire cost, which is unknown at this point, will be provided by private fundraising from The Rams Club. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Student-Athletes Visit UNC Burn Center

Each fall, UNC student-athletes gather for a special trip that always proves to be a highlight of the Carolina Outreach calendar. The annual UNC Burn Center Visit on Nov. 6 brought together student-athletes from the football, track and field, cross country, and women’s lacrosse teams to visit patients and hear from physicians at one of the state’s outstanding health care facilities. (GoHeels.com)

On the Fly with Joey Sankey

Joey Sankey was selected by the Charlotte Hounds as the 9th overall pick in the 2015 Major League Lacrosse Draft. Prior to this, Sankey spent four years playing at UNC, earning multiple All-American selections. He finished his Tar Heel career as the program’s all-time leading scorer. As an MLL rookie, his achievements put him on the 2015 MLL All-Star roster. (Major League Lacrosse)

UNC Lacrosse, Baseball Partipate In Vs. Cancer Event Saturday

This weekend will mark the third year that the UNC men’s lacrosse and baseball teams are helping with the fight against childhood cancer, joining forces with the Vs. Cancer Foundation. All proceeds will benefit UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. The teams will celebrate their efforts on Saturday, November 7 when the players will all shave their heads at 10 a.m. at Tar Heel Town. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Celebrate "Heeloween" At Children's Hospital

UNC student-athletes kicked off the holiday weekend on Friday afternoon with the annual Carolina Outreach “Heeloween” visit to UNC Children’s Hospital. Thirty Tar Heels, representing the softball, men’s lacrosse, gymnastics, women’s soccer and track and field teams, took part in the fun. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Lacrosse Freshman Class Rated Best In The Nation

The 2016 UNC women's lacrosse freshman class continues to pile up the accolades on the eve of the start of its fall exhibition season. Inside Lacrosse magazine this week ranked Carolina's freshmen as the best group of newcomers in the nation. ILWomen.com writes: "North Carolina’s class files in with the ability to impact at every position. Six Under Armour All-Americans..." (GoHeels.com)

My Carolina Experience: Mark McNeill

Mark McNeill had two overarching goals when he came to UNC: Graduate and win a national championship in lacrosse. He felt that it was important to take advantage of all his opportunities, so when he was offered the chance to walk on to the football team, he took it. Though playing two sports and completing a double major was overwhelming at times, McNeill was focused on the bigger picture. (GoHeels.com)

My Carolina Experience: Breada Farrell

Lacrosse became the center of Breada Farrell’s world when she began playing for a travel league in the fifth grade. From that moment on everything she did was grounded in her love of the sport. “I spent each summer competing with teams across the nation and loved it." Once on campus, Farrell’s goals were consistent each year. She wanted to perform on and off the field like a champion. (GoHeels.com)

2015 Cascade Rookie of the Year: Joey Sankey

Major League Lacrosse and Cascade Lacrosse have named Charlotte Hounds attackman Joey Sankey as the 2015 Cascade Rookie of the Year, as voted by MLL Head Coaches and General Managers. The 2015 MLL rookie class was chock-full of talent and plenty of offensive fire power. Joey Sankey was among those year one players who wasted no time in bursting on the scene. (Major League Lacrosse)

339 Tar Heels Earn ACC Academic Honor Roll Spots

A total of 339 North Carolina student-athletes have earned spots on the 2014-15 ACC Honor Roll, announced Wednesday. The Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. The conference recognized a record 4,143 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom. (GoHeels.com)

Caroline Price, Joey Sankey Win Patterson Medals

Caroline Price, the Most Outstanding Player at the ITA National Indoor Tennis Championships, and Joey Sankey, UNC’s all-time leading scorer in men’s lacrosse, are the recipients of the 2014-15 Patterson Medals, the most prestigious athletic honor awarded at UNC. Price is the first women’s tennis player to win the Patterson Medal. Sankey is the second men’s lacrosse recipient. (GoHeels.com)

Best Games Of 2014-15: No. 20-No. 16

17: No. 19 Carolina 71, No. 3 Virginia 67 (ACC Tournament) - Men's Basketball, March 14, 2015: The Tar Heels put together perhaps their best performance of the year in a wire-to-wire win over defending ACC champion Virginia, 71-67, in the ACC Tournament semifinals in Greensboro. Carolina shot a sizzling 55 percent from the field and 50 percent from 3 against the stout UVa defense. (GoHeels.com)

Best Games Of 2014-15: No. 25-No. 21

Once again this July, GoHeels.com will count down the top 25 wins of the school year. Check back around noon EDT each weekday for the latest update before the No. 1 win is revealed on July 17. The countdown begins today with thrilling regular season wins from women's soccer, women's lacrosse, softball, wrestling and swimming and diving. (GoHeels.com)

ACC 2014-15 Year in Review

A school-by-school breakdown in the Directors’ Cup all-sports standings. North Carolina (5th): National runners-up in women’s lacrosse and third-place in field hockey, the Tar Heels have never finished below 17th in the Directors’ Cup. But for all their competitive success, the omnipresent story is the academic fraud scandal. UNC won ACC titles in women’s cross country and volleyball. (Daily Press)

UNC Finishes 5th in Learfield Sports Directors' Cup

After finishing out of the top ten last season when UNC failed to win a title conference or national, the Tar Heel athletic program has rebounded for a 5th place finish in the 2014-15 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup. UNC's fifth place finish is an ACC best with Virginia and its league first three NCAA titles in one season just behind the Heels in 6th. (Tar Heel Blog)

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