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So This Year of UNC Athletics Turned Out to Be Pretty Good

UNC baseball isn't in the NCAA Tournament but frankly that might be the only real blemish on the current athletic year. Even the heartbreak of the way the men's basketball season ended and the dumpster fire that women's basketball has become wasn't enough to take the shine of one of the more successful seasons in recent memory. Just how good was it? (Tar Heel Blog)

Hayley Carter Named Honda Sports Award Finalist

Haley Carter from UNC is one of four nominees for the Honda Sport Award for tennis as announced by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The Honda Sport Award has been presented annually by the CWSA for the past 40 years to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina 4th, Carter #2 In Final 2016 ITA Rankings

North Carolina was featured prominently in the release of the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Women’s Tennis Rankings for the 2015-16 season. UNC, the 2016 ACC Champions, finished No. 4 in the team rankings, the programs fourth-straight occasion of placing among the top-4 in the country. 2016 ACC Player of the Year Hayley Carter was No. 2 in the singles rankings. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter Falls In NCAA Singles Title Match

North Carolina All-America Hayley Carter’s bid for a national championship came up short on Monday to long-time rival Danielle Collins of Virginia in the final match of the 2016 NCAA Singles Championship. Carter finishes her season with a sterling 48-5 overall singles record. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Hayley Carter to Play for NCAA Tennis Title on Monday

North Carolina’s Hayley Carter will play for a national title on Monday at the NCAA Singles Championship. Carter, the No. 1 ranked player in the nation and the top seed in the singles tournament, defeated Miami’s eighth-seed Sinead Lohan, 1-6, 7-5, 6-2, in Sunday’s semifinal at the Case Tennis Center on the University of Tulsa campus. (GoHeels.com)

Carter/Kay Bow Out At NCAA Doubles Championship

Top seed Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay lost in three sets on Sunday in the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship. The top seeds were upended 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (7) by Cal’s fourth-ranked tandem of Maegan Manasse and Denise Starr. Ranked No. 1 for a majority of the 2016 season, Carter and Kay finish up this year with a 36-7 overall doubles record. (GoHeels.com)

Final Four Bound For Carter And Kay

UNC continued to dominate the NCAA Singles and Doubles Women’s Tennis Championship as both Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay reached the semifinals after impressive victories on Saturday. Top seed and No. 1-ranked Carter defeated No. 47 Katarina Adamovic of Oklahoma State, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, to reach the singles semifinals. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Doubles Team Falls In NCAA Quarterfinals

A historic season came to an end Saturday as UNC ‘s Jack Murray and Brayden Schnur fell in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Tournament quarterfinals in Tulsa, Okla. The Tar Heels were ousted 6-2, 7-6(7) by David Biosca and Rogerio Ribeiro of East Tennessee State, but not before earning All-America honors. (GoHeels.com)

Carter, Kay Reach Quarterfinals At NCAA Tennis

No. 1-ranked Hayley Carter and doubles teammate Whitney Kay of the UNC women’s tennis team earned All-America status on Friday by reaching the quarterfinals at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship. Carter and Kay, the No. 1 seed in doubles, won in come-from-behind fashion over No. 22 Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic of UC Santa Barbara (GoHeels.com)

#1 Hayley Carter, Whitney Kay Advance To NCAA Tennis Round of 16

Top seed and No. 1-ranked Hayley Carter of the UNC women’s tennis team won in straight sets on Thursday in the second round of the NCAA Singles Championship. Carter topped UCLA’s 17th-ranked Catherine Harrison in the Round of 32 by scores of 6-1, 7-5 in at Case Tennis Stadium on the campus of the University of Tulsa. (GoHeels.com)

Ronnie Schneider Reaches NCAA Tennis Round Of 16

Junior Ronnie Schneider continued his march through the NCAA men’s tennis singles bracket Thursday in Tulsa, Okla, beating Florida State’s Benjamin Lock to reach the Round of 16. By reaching the Round of 16, Schneider earns All-America honors for the first time in his career. He will continue play in the NCAA bracket on Friday, (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Freddie McNair Recognized On Anniversary Of French Open Win

A Tar Heel tennis great was honored on a grand stage Tuesday, as four-time North Carolina All-America Freddie McNair was recognized at Roland-Garros on the 40th anniversary his victory there. McNair, who played at UNC from 1970-73, was the 1976 French Open doubles champion with partner Sherwood Steward. (GoHeels.com)

Phillips Named National Tennis Assistant Coach Of The Year

North Carolina’s Tripp Phillips has been named the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Men’s National Assistant Coach of the Year. The award was announced Tuesday by the ITA. “He’s truly deserving of this honor,” said UNC head coach Sam Paul. “He’s one of the best coaches in the nation – not just assistant coaches but all coaches.” (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Record-Breaking Men's Tennis Season Ends In NCAA Quarterfinals

The North Carolina men’s tennis team saw its season end Sunday in Tulsa, Okla., with a 4-0 loss to No. 7 Georgia in the NCAA quarterfinals. It marked the third year in a row that UNC has reached that point but fallen one step short of the final four. The Tar Heels finish 28-5. The defeat was UNC’s only shutout loss of the year. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Earns Third-Straight Elite Eight Spot

The third-ranked UNC men’s tennis team earned its 28th win of the season, a program record, by beating No. 21 Mississippi State 4-0 Friday in the NCAA Tournament Round of 16 in Tulsa, Okla. The Tar Heels advance to the NCAA Quarterfinals for the third year in a row. They’ll face either Georgia or USC Sunday for a spot in the Final Four, which would be a program first. (GoHeels.com)

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