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Jessie Aney, Hayley Carter Named ACC Tennis Players Of The WeekNorth Carolina teammates Jessie Aney and Hayley Carter were named the ACC Women’s Co-Players of the Week on Tuesday. The doubles team of Aney and Carter went undefeated (4-0) at the Freeman Memorial Championship in Las Vegas this past weekend. Ranked second in the nation, the Tar Heel duo defeated a pair of ranked opponents for the title. (GoHeels.com)
Jessie Aney/Haley Carter Win Doubles Crown In Las VegasAnother tournament title for the No. 2 ranked UNC women’s tennis team. Jessie Aney and Hayley Carter won the doubles crown at the Freeman Memorial Championship in Las Vegas. The top seed and ranked #2 in the country, Aney and Carter won two matches Sunday to secure the title. First came a 6-2 dismantling of Chalena Scholl and Kaitlyn McCarthy of Duke. (GoHeels.com)
Congratulating UNC's December GraduatesCarolina Athletics congratulates the Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees this fall, many of whom participated in commencement ceremonies on Sunday. In addition to the many hours spent studying for classes and competing in their sports, the group has devoted hundreds of hours to community outreach and leadership training. (GoHeels.com)
5-year-old Mick Macholl's legacy lives on for UNC men's tennisLaugh, love and enjoy the little things in life. Five-year-old Mick Macholl died Dec. 13 after an 18-month battle with neuroblastoma, but the impact he had on others — and the message he left behind — will be remembered for years. “Even at 5 years old, he inspired everyone he was around,” said Ronnie Schneider, a senior on the UNC men's tennis team. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC athletes lend a helping hand during the holiday seasonThe North Carolina Tar Heels have a great reputation on the field, but they have been working to make a similar impact off it this winter. UNC freshman Tomon Fox, Mikey Bart, Jason Strowbridge and other members of the UNC football team helped the local Ronald McDonald House yesterday. (Carolina Blue)
Q&A With No. 1 ITA Singles Player Hayley CarterBecoming a Division 1 athlete remains a true honor around the world. So many junior athletes strive to one day wear the jersey of their dream school. North Carolina's Hayley Carter not only achieved this dream, but surpassed dozens of other D1 tennis players to hold the No. 1 ranking on the International Tennis Association individual standings. (Hero Sports)
Five UNC Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta KappaFive North Carolina student-athletes were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society on Monday, recognizing the academic excellence they’ve achieved while competing at the highest levels in athletics. Less than one percent of college students nationally qualify for induction. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels' Graduation Success Rate At 82 PercentUNC’s Graduation Success Rate for student-athletes for the incoming cohort of academic years 2006-2009 is 82 percent in data released today by the NCAA. Seven Carolina teams scored 100 percent in their respective GSRs, including women’s fencing, field hockey, women’s golf, gymnastics, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)
Hayley Carter falls in finals for UNC women's tennis in ITA National Indoor Collegiate ChampionshipThe North Carolina women’s tennis team had mixed results in this weekend’s USTA/ITA National Indoor Intercollegiate Championships. Coming in to the championship match Sunday, senior Hayley Carter had not dropped a set yet in the tournament. But Carter lost in the championship game to sophomore Francesca Di Lorenzo of Ohio State. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: UNC Men's Tennis - 5-Year-Old Mick's Singing DayMick Macholl is the newest Tar Heel on the men's tennis team. The North Carolina tennis team worked with Team IMPACT to welcome Mick into the Carolina Family.
UNC men’s tennis holds signing ceremony for 5-year-old battling cancerThe newest member of the UNC men’s tennis team doesn’t need a strong serve to leave his mark. The Tar Heels held a signing ceremony Tuesday for Mick Macholl — a 5-year-old boy battling stage-three neuroblastoma. A year and a half ago, Mick was paired with the team through a program called Team IMPACT after his family transferred his care to UNC Children’s Hospital. (Daily Tar Heel)
Daavettila Tops Aney In ITA Regional Singles FinalSara Daavettila is the ITA Carolinas Regional singles champion. The top seed defeated her UNC teammate Jessie Aney in the finals, 2-6, 7-6, 6-2. They drove together to the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. They wore matching Tar Heel blue tops and Navy visors on the court. But between the lines it was all business in trying to win a regional title. (GoHeels.com)
Aney/Carter Crowned Women's Doubles National ChampsJessie Aney and Hayley Carter are National Champions by virtue of locking up the doubles title at the 2016 Riviera/ITA All-American Championships on Sunday at Riviera Tennis Club. The Tar Heel tandem outlasted the fifth-seeded Pepperdine team of Luisa Stefani and Apichaya Runglerdkriangkrai in the championship match. (GoHeels.com)
Hayley Carter Becomes UNC Women's Tennis All-Time Wins LeaderUNC’s three-time All-America Hayley Carter became the women’s tennis program’s all-time wins leader on Friday when she advanced to the quarterfinals of the Riviera/ITA All-American Championships. Carter, the top seed in the event, defeated Alabama’s Erin Routliffe, to earn her 132nd singles victory, moving past Sanaz Marand for the program record. (GoHeels.com)
ACC Announces Sites For Eight 2016-17 ChampionshipsThe Atlantic Coast Conference has selected host locales and venues for eight of its 2016-17 league championships. Championship sites and dates announced on Tuesday are as follows and include several date changes from the original schedule released in July: ACC Baseball Championship, May 23-28 – Louisville Slugger Field; Louisville, Kentucky (The ACC)