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UNC Women's Tennis Advances Past Texas At ITA Kick-OffIn its first top-25 matchup of the season, the second-ranked North Carolina women’s tennis team defeated No. 17 Texas, 4-0, Sunday afternoon as part of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The victory sends the Tar Heels (4-0) to the ITA Indoor National Championships that runs Feb. 10-13 in New Haven, Conn. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men's Tennis Earns Spot In ITA Team Indoor ChampionshipsSenior Ronnie Schneider’s straight-sets win at No. 1 singles Saturday night clinched a 4-1 victory over visiting Vanderbilt and earned the North Carolina men’s tennis team a spot in the ITA National Team Indoor Championships Feb. 17-20 in Charlottesville, Va. UNC, the defending champion, reached the 16-team championship weekend for the third year in a row. (GoHeels.com)
Turner's Take: Milestones and Measuring Sticks"Are the guys talking about national team championship?" Carolina men's tennis coach Sam Paul asks. "Are they saying that, defending champions?" They aren't. Not really. Paul's team won the program's first-ever ITA National Indoor Championship a year ago in Charlottesville. And so for the first time they are the defending champions. But they aren't talking about that. (GoHeels.com)
'They were superheroes': UNC men's tennis stays close with Macholl familyAs the North Carolina men’s tennis team honored head coach Sam Paul for becoming the winningest tennis coach in program history on Sunday, the Tar Heels couldn’t help but notice a special member of their team was missing: Mick Macholl. “Mick went through things much harder,” senior Jack Murray said. (Daily Tar Heel)
Landmark Wins Bumps UNC Men's Tennis To 5-0The North Carolina men’s tennis team earned a pair landmark wins on Sunday, making Sam Paul the winningest coach in program history and bumping him up to second place on the ACC career wins list. On the indoor courts at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, UNC beat UT Chattanooga 6-0 in the early afternoon and The Citadel 7-0 in the evening. (GoHeels.com)
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.