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Turner's Take: Love

It started with love. Ronnie Schneider felt it when he visited Carolina, the embrace of the Carolina family. He wanted to be a part of it. He knew in his heart that Carolina men's tennis could reach the ranks of the elite. He knew, and that's why he committed to Sam Paul's program as a high school junior. He knew that his class could help raise the bar for Carolina men's tennis. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter, Courtney Nagle Earn ITA National Awards

Courtney Nagle of the UNC women's tennis program has been named ITA Assistant Coach of the Year, while Hayley Carter earned ITA Senior Player of the Year honors, announced on Tuesday. Nagle joins Sara Anundsen (2011) as the only Tar Heel assistants to win the award. Carter is also the second UNC player to earn the top senior award. (GoHeels.com)

Ronnie Schneider, William Blumberg Honored With ITA National Awards

Tar Heel senior Ronnie Schneider has been named ITA Men's Tennis Senior Player of the Year and freshman William Blumberg has been selected as the ITA Men's Tennis Rookie of the Year, the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced Tuesday. Schneider is the second UNC men's player to claim the senior honor, and Blumberg is the second to earn the freshman honor. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Beats Georgia To Play For NCAA Crown

The North Carolina men's tennis team earned another game in its season and another program first Monday, beating No. 12 Georgia 4-3 on the Bulldogs' home court to advance to the NCAA title match against Virginia, set for Tuesday at 1 p.m. UNC set a program record for wins in a season by improving to 29-4 on the year and earned the right to play for its first NCAA crown. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Takes On Georgia Monday For Shot At NCAA Title

The UNC men's tennis team will play in the program's first-ever NCAA semifinals match Monday, taking on host Georgia for a spot in the NCAA title game on Tuesday. The match is set to start at 10 a.m., two hours earlier than originally scheduled, on the outdoor courts at Dan Magill Tennis Center. The Tar Heels (28-4) are seeded ninth in the field. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Women's Tennis Falls To Stanford In NCAA Quarterfinals

Stanford, the defending national champion, outlasted No. 2 seed North Carolina in an NCAA Women's Tennis Championships quarterfinal match on Sunday at the University of Georgia. Stanford, the No. 7 seed, garnered the 4-2 win over the Tar Heels, who finish the season with a 33-3 record, setting a new program standard for wins in a season. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Earns Spot In Program's First Final Four

North Carolina fought past the nation's top-ranked team and a nearly five-hour rain delay Saturday to earn a spot in the NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament final four for the first time in program history. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels defeated No. 1 Wake Forest 4-2 in a match that spanned eight hours, finishing up just after midnight Sunday morning in Athens, Georgia. (GoHeels.com)

No. 2 UNC Women's Tennis Blanks Duke At NCAAs

The latest chapter in the North Carolina and Duke rivalry in women's tennis wound up a 4-0 shutout victory for the second-seeded Tar Heels in the NCAA Round of 16 on Friday. UNC (33-2) took the doubles point and later received singles wins from Haley Carter, Sara Daavettila, and Jessie Aney. UNC will face seventh seed Stanford on Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Blog Podcast: Turner Walston Special

On this week’s show, Turner Walston returns to talk about the recent success of UNC’s spring athletic teams. We will discuss the student-athletes and coaches who have been keys to the Tar Heels’ success. Also, we will look ahead to the upcoming games/matches for a number of the teams who are competing in their respective end-of-season tournaments. (Tar Heel Blog)

With Win Over Cal, UNC Men's Tennis Earns Fourth Elite 8 Spot In A Row

North Carolina earned a spot in the NCAA Men's Tennis Tournament quarterfinals for the fourth year in a row Thursday, beating No. 8 California 4-1 at Dan Magill Tennis Complex in Athens, Ga. The Tar Heels will face top-seeded Wake Forest Saturday in the Elite 8. Match time in Athens is 4 p.m. With the third-round win, UNC improved to 27-4 on the season. (GoHeels.com)

Ronnie Schneider, William Blumberg Earn ITA Regional Honors

UNC's Ronnie Schneider was named ITA Senior Player of the Year as well as the recipient of the ITA/Arthur Ashe Leadership and Sportsmanship Award, and William Blumberg was named ITA Rookie of the Year as the Intercollegiate Tennis Association announced its regional award winners Monday. Schneider is the first Tar Heel to win the honor since 2006 and the fifth overall. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Earns Sweet 16 Trip With 4-1 Win Over South Carolina

For the fourth year in a row and the 11th time in school history, the UNC men's tennis team is headed to the Sweet 16. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels beat No. 20 South Carolina 4-1 Saturday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center to improve to 26-4. UNC will play May 18 in an NCAA third round match in Athens, Ga. against either eighth-seeded California or Northwestern. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Tennis Advances Past Furman

Second seed North Carolina earned a 4-0 victory over Furman in the first round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship from Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The Tar Heels will face No. 29 Ole Miss on Sunday at 3 p.m. The winner between UNC and Ole Miss will advance to the NCAA Round of 16 on Friday in Athens, Georgia at 9 a.m. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Advances With Win Over VCU

North Carolina beat VCU 4-0 Friday to advance in NCAA Men's Tennis Championship play and will face South Carolina in a second-round match Saturday. The ninth-ranked Tar Heels were led by their upperclassmen as they improved to 25-4 on the season with the win at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. North Carolina and South Carolina face off Saturday at 3 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter Named Academic All-District For 3rd Straight Year

Hayley Carter, a senior standout on the North Carolina women's tennis team, has been selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, recognizing the nation's top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom. The 2017 Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year is also the No. 2 ranked singles player in Division I. (GoHeels.com)

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