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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)

Jamie Loeb’s championship win caps historic season for UNC women's tennis

“Successful.” This was the word used by North Carolina women’s tennis sophomore Jamie Loeb to describe the 2014-15 season after she played her way to the top of the collegiate tennis realm in the NCAA Women’s Singles Championships in Waco, Texas. Loeb was seeded seventh in the tournament, but that did not stop her from becoming number one. (Daily Tar Heel)

Tar Heels Post Outstanding Academic Progress Rates

Seventeen UNC varsity athletic teams posted a four-year Academic Progress Rate of 980 or higher and four other teams were within four points of that score, according to figures released today by the NCAA. Overall, UNC’s 28 teams averaged 981, three points above the national average. The Tar Heels had six programs that scored a perfect 1000 and another five that scored 990 or higher. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Loeb Wins Tennis Singles National Championship

UNC’s Jamie Loeb defeated No. 2 seed Carol Zhao of Stanford to win the 2015 NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles National Championship on Monday. The seventh seeded player in the field, Loeb won in three sets, 6-2, 4-6, 6-1, and in the process, snapped a 15-match win streak for the Cardinal All-America. Loeb (31-5) is the first singles national champion in Carolina women’s tennis history. (GoHeels.com)

Jamie Loeb Lands In NCAA Singles National Title Match

Jamie Loeb of the North Carolina women’s tennis team will play for the NCAA Singles national championship after winning her semifinal match on Sunday over Miami’s Stephanie Wagner. Loeb, the No. 7 seed in the event, will face No. 2 Carol Zhao of Stanford in the finals on Monday at 1 p.m. ET. Loeb (30-5) defeated Wagner for the third time this season, winning in three sets - 4-6, 6-4, 6-2. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Programs Honored For Top APR Rates

The NCAA is honoring six University of North Carolina athletic programs for Academic Progress Rates ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in their respective sports. UNC teams honored by the NCAA this year include men’s tennis, women’s fencing, women’s golf, gymnastics, women’s tennis and volleyball. Carolina led all public institutions in the ACC and was fourth among all ACC schools with the six recognized teams. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Falls In Quarters To Bruins

The No. 2 seed UNC women’s tennis team fell in the NCAA quarterfinals to the 7th-seeded UCLA Bruins 4-1 Sunday at the Hawkins Indoor Tennis Center at Baylor University. This was a rematch of the NCAA Championship match last spring, in which UCLA won 4-3. Caroline Price and Kate Vialle dominated in their doubles match, quick to win 8-0 over Chanelle Van Nguyen and Terri Fleming. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Men's Tennis Falls To TCU In Elite Eight

The No. 13 North Carolina men’s tennis team saw its run in the NCAA Tournament end on Saturday, falling 4-1 to No. 5 TCU in the quarterfinals at Hurd Tennis Center on the campus of Baylor University. With the loss, the Tar Heels finish the season 24-11, while TCU moves on to the Final Four with a mark of 25-7. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Bound For NCAA Quarterfinals After Edging Illinois

Finding themselves in a must-win situation, North Carolina sophomores Brayden Schnur and Ronnie Schneider both prevailed in third sets on Thursday to rally the No. 13 Tar Heels past No. 4 Illinois 4-3 in the NCAA Round of 16 at Hurd Tennis Center. With the win, the Tar Heels will move on to the NCAA quarterfinals for the third time in program history and second season in a row. (GoHeels.com)

Next Stop Waco For 2 Seed UNC Women's Tennis

No. 2 North Carolina earned a 4-0 victory over Dartmouth on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship inside Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. North Carolina (29-1) finished a perfect 13-0 at home in 2015 and is now just one dual victory away from tying the school record of 30 wins set back in 2009-10. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Headed Back To NCAA Men’s Tennis Sweet 16

Senior Esben Hess-Olesen made his final match at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center a memorable one as he won in both singles and doubles to lead the 13th-ranked North Carolina men’s tennis team to a 4-1 victory over 20th-ranked Mississippi State in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Division I Men’s Tennis Championship Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Sprints Past Quinnipiac In NCAA 1st Round

No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis returned to its winning ways Saturday afternoon, sprinting past Quinnipiac 4-0 in the opening round of the 2015 NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship. UNC (28-1) will face Dartmouth in the second round of the championship at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Blanks William & Mary To Earn Trip To NCAA Tourney 2nd Round

The University of North Carolina men’s tennis team, ranked 13th nationally, defeated Colonial Athletic Association champion William & Mary 4-0 in the NCAA Tournament first round at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center Friday afternoon. (GoHeels.com)

National Title Runs Begin In Chapel Hill

It will be a busy weekend for many UNC spring sports with NCAA Tournaments getting underway right here in Chapel Hill. In tennis, second-seeded North Carolina begins its national title quest as a host for the the first and second rounds of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Falls To 27-1 In Semifinal Loss To Cavaliers

The No. 1 seed North Carolina women’s tennis team fell in the ACC semifinals to the 4th-seeded Virginia Cavaliers, 4-1, Saturday, suffering its first loss of the season. The team moves to 27-1. This is only the second time this season that Carolina has dropped the doubles point, the first time being against Duke in the final match of the regular season. (GoHeels.com)

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