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UNC’s Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham Take Over No. 1 Doubles Ranking

In the newest Oracle/ITA collegiate tennis rankings released Tuesday, the Tar Heel duo of Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham took over as the No. 1 doubles pairing in the nation. UNC also held onto the top spot in the team rankings, as the only squad in Division I with six players listed in the individual rankings. Aney and Graham have posted a 22-4 record this season. (Chapelboro.com)

Jamie Ortega's Big Day, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

In climbing back from a 6-2 deficit to defeat Notre Dame 13-12 on Saturday at Kenan Stadium, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels received a stellar effort from Jamie Ortega, who played one of the best games by a freshman in program history. Ortega scored a career-high six goals, which marked the most goals by a UNC true freshman in at least the last 20 seasons. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Rolls To 6-1 Win Over Visiting Virginia

Fifth-ranked North Carolina rolled to a 6-1 win over visiting Virginia Sunday afternoon in ACC men's tennis at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The Tar Heels took the doubles point and the first five singles matches to improve to 4-1 in conference play and 14-4 overall. No. 37 Virginia fell to 11-7 (4-3 ACC). Next up , the Tar Heels host Louisville Friday at 3 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Makenna Jones Secures UNC Tennis Win Over Wake Forest, 5-2

Sophomore Makenna Jones won the clinching match to help No. 1 North Carolina post a 5-2 victory over No. 19 Wake Forest on Thursday evening in an Atlantic Coast Conference women's tennis match from the Wake Forest Tennis Complex. Carolina takes the court next Friday at Notre Dame at 4 p.m. and then at Louisville on Sunday at 11 a.m. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Falls To Top-Ranked Wake Forest

The UNC men's tennis team suffered its first ACC loss of the season Wednesday, falling 4-3 to top-ranked Wake Forest. Playing at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center outdoor courts, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels fought back after dropping the doubles point but were unable to pull off the win. UNC is now 13-4 while Wake Forest improved to 15-1. Both teams are 4-1 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)

Cody Roberts Thriving At Leadoff Spot, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

Never in Cody Roberts' baseball career had he batted leadoff. But out of necessity, he's recently assumed that spot in the UNC baseball team's batting order. And both he and the Tar Heels are reaping benefits. Since moving to the top of the order for the series opener against Pittsburgh on March 16, Roberts is batting .393 with a home run, six RBI and 10 runs scored. (GoHeels.com)

Jessie Aney, Alexa Graham Having Fun for UNC Women's Tennis

"We love playing anybody that pushes us, and when you're playing the No. 1 team in the nation, it's some added hype," Jessie Aney said. "We love matches where we can come out and be excited about winning." And lately, they've had plenty to be excited about. Although the top-ranked Tar Heels fell to No. 6 Georgia Tech, Aney and Alexa Graham dominated their doubles match. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Blanks Virginia Tech, 7-0

No. 1 North Carolina posted a 7-0 shutout victory over Virginia Tech in ACC women's tennis Sunday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. A day removed from its first conference loss of the season, UNC (17-2, 6-1 ACC) notched its first shutout in over two months with a new-look singles lineup against the Hokies, who fell to 11-5 overall and 2-5 in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Falls To No. 6 Georgia Tech

The No. 1 University of North Carolina Women's Tennis Team lost 4-3 to No. 6 Georgia Tech on Saturday at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. North Carolina (16-2, 5-1 in the Atlantic Coast Conference) drops its first match to an ACC regular-season opponent in almost a year, ending an 11-match win streak. Georgia Tech improves to 12-3, 4-1 in ACC play. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Stays Unbeaten In ACC Play With Win At Notre Dame

North Carolina stayed undefeated in Atlantic Coast Conference men's tennis with a 6-1 win at No. 26 Notre Dame on Friday. Playing at Eck Tennis Center, the fifth-ranked Tar Heels improved to 13-3 overall and 4-0 in the ACC while the Irish fell to 10-9 (2-2). Next up for UNC is a home match with top-ranked Wake Forest on Wednesday at 3 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Women's Tennis Continues Run As No. 1

North Carolina remains atop the national team rankings, as Oracle and the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced the latest Collegiate Women's Division I National Rankings on Tuesday. The Tar Heels held off both Miami and Florida State last week, claiming 4-3 victories on the road to improve to 16-1 on the season. UNC leads the ACC with a 5-0 record. (GoHeels.com)

No. 1 North Carolina Women's Tennis Earns Comeback Win At Miami

No. 1 North Carolina remained unbeaten in ACC women's tennis matches this season with a 4-3 victory over No. 31 Miami on Friday afternoon from the Neil Schiff Tennis Center. North Carolina (15-1, 4-0 ACC) lost the doubles point for the first time all season, but immediately rallied by winning the first four singles matches to secure the road win in south Florida. (GoHeels.com)

No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Shuts Out No. 16 NC State

The North Carolina men's tennis team completed a road sweep of its Triangle rivals with a 5-0 win Wednesday afternoon at NC State. The fifth-ranked Tar Heels improved to 12-3 on the spring, 3-0 in Atlantic Coast Conference play. No. 16 NC State fell to 10-2 in its ACC opener. The Tar Heels are coming off a 4-3 win on Saturday at then-No. 12 Duke. (GoHeels.com)

Nicole Greene Makes History, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

It took a seven-round jump-off. Yet in the end, Nicole Greene claimed the NCAA title in the women's high jump, becoming North Carolina's first national champion since 2007. Participating in North Carolina-Duke rivalry for the first time, freshmen Benjamin Sigouin and Mac Kiger proved key in the Tar Heel men's tennis team's 4-3 victory in Durham on Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Men's Tennis Claims Rivalry Win At No. 12 Duke, 4-3

Benjamin Sigouin and Mac Kiger have been UNC students for just a few months, but that's enough time to grasp the importance of a Carolina-Duke matchup. The Tar Heel freshmen, both of whom enrolled in January, won singles matches Saturday to earn the final two points as eighth-ranked UNC beat No. 12 Duke 4-3 in an ACC men's tennis matchup. (GoHeels.com)

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