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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 Dominate Hokies In ACC Women's Lacrosse Quarterfinal, 19-6Top-seeded North Carolina dominated eighth-seeded Virginia Tech, 19-6, on Friday afternoon in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals at Lane Stadium. Molly Hendrick led the way with four goals and two assists as the Tar Heels advanced to Friday’s semifinal round. UNC will play either Duke or Virginia on Friday for a berth in Sunday’s ACC championship game. (GoHeels.com)
Six Tar Heels Lead All-ACC Women's Lacrosse TeamA league-high six North Carolina women's lacrosse players earned spots on the 2016 All-ACC teams, released on Wednesday. UNC led the conference with four first-team choices and six total selections. Junior Molly Hendrick, senior Sammy Jo Tracy, sophomore Marie McCool and senior Mallory Frysinger all made the first team. (GoHeels.com)
Five Tar Heels Capture All-ACC Men's Lacrosse AccoladesThe five Tar Heels named to the All-ACC Men's Lacrosse Team are senior short-stick defensive midfielder Jake Matthai (Baltimore, Md.), senior attackman Steve Pontrello (Marlton, N.J.), junior close defenseman Austin Pifani (Roslyn. Pa.), junior face-off man Stephen Kelly (Lutherville, Md.) and junior midfielder Michael Tagliaferri (Danville, Calif.). (GoHeels.com)
Stephanie Lobb Wins Kellie Thompson Shiley AwardStephanie Lobb is the 2016 winner of the Kellie Thompson Shiley Award, women's lacrosse coach Jenny Levy announced this weekend. Lobb, a team captain who will graduate next month, accepted the award on Saturday after Carolina's 16-8 win over Duke. Lobb is a Dean's List and ACC Honor Roll performer and a Veteran Leader in the Carolina Leadership Academy. (GoHeels.com)
UNC women's lacrosse redefines goals after clinching conference against DukeThroughout the 2016 season, North Carolina women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy has asked her senior players one simple question: “Who are we?”She said the response changes often. But in No. 3 UNC’s 16-8 victory over No. 15 Duke on Saturday, the Tar Heel seniors showed that the answer to Levy’s simple question might be simple — the team is goal-oriented. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC top seed in both ACC men’s, women’s lacrosse tournamentsUNC is the No. 1 seed in both the ACC men’s and women’s lacrosse tournament. Seedings and pairings for both championship events were set Saturday. On the men’s side, the top-seeded Tar Heels (8-5, 3-1 ACC) will take on fourth-seeded Syracuse (8-4, 2-2) in the first semifinal game at 6 p.m. next Friday at Fifth/Third Bank Stadium in Kennesaw, Ga. (Wilmington Star News)
No. 3 UNC Women's Lacrosse Downs Duke, 16-8Third-ranked North Carolina went on a 7-0 run in the first half to take control early and never looked back, beating 13th-ranked Duke, 16-8, on Saturday at Fetzer Field. Ela Hazar and Aly Messinger led the way for UNC with three goals apiece. The Tar Heels have won 10 games in a row. Carolina completes its 2016 regular season at 13-2 overall and 7-0 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
Comeback For The Ages: UNC Men's Lacrosse Rallies Past #1 IrishThe 16th-ranked UNC men's lacrosse team scored seven unanswered goals late in the fourth quarter to rally past #1 Notre Dame 17-15 Saturday at Kenan Stadium. UNC tied Notre Dame for the regular-season championship. The Tar Heels will be the #1 seed in the ACC Tournament in Kennesaw, Ga. with a semifinal game Friday against Syracuse. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Men's Lacrosse Takes Down #1 Notre Dame - HighlightsAfter falling behind by five, The Tar Heels scored 8 goals in the fourth quarter to upset top-ranked Notre Dame 17-15 in Kenan Stadium on April 23, 2016.
What to expect this summer from Tar Heel sportsA year removed from missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001, the North Carolina baseball team is poised to make its return this summer.UNC opened the season on a hot start, winning 18 of its first 20 games and claiming back-to-back series wins over top-20 opponents in UCLA and Oklahoma State. The Tar Heels then hit a rough patch, dropping seven of their next 12 games. (Daily Tar Heel)
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)