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UNC Women's Tennis Fends Off Wake Forest In ACC QuartersNewly-minted ACC Player of the Year Hayley Carter won the clinching match to send top seed North Carolina to a 4-1 victory over eighth seed Wake Forest on Friday morning at the ACC Women’s Tennis Championship from Cary Tennis Park. North Carolina (27-2) made it a clean sweep of all three doubles matches to open the day with an early 1-0 advantage. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Nation's-best Hayley Carter leads ACC-best Tar Heels in women's tennisAt first glance, North Carolina's Hayley Carter doesn’t come across as being fierce or intense. But on the tennis court, that’s when things change. “Ultimately it’s just that I play every single point. I don’t check out of points," Carter said. "I give everything I have every single point, and I try not to give my opponents any free points. I think that puts a lot of pressure on them” (WRAL Sports Fan)
What to expect this summer from Tar Heel sportsA year removed from missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2001, the North Carolina baseball team is poised to make its return this summer.UNC opened the season on a hot start, winning 18 of its first 20 games and claiming back-to-back series wins over top-20 opponents in UCLA and Oklahoma State. The Tar Heels then hit a rough patch, dropping seven of their next 12 games. (Daily Tar Heel)
Hayley Carter Named ACC Women's Tennis Player Of The YearUNC’s Hayley Carter has been selected the 2016 ACC Women’s Tennis Player of the Year as announced Thursday by the league office. Senior Whitney Kay joined Carter on the All-ACC first team, while freshman Jessie Aney earned third team honors. A junior from Hilton Head, South Carolina, Carter is the third consecutive Tar Heel to earn ACC Player of the Year honors. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Compile Record-High APRUNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
UNC men’s tennis starts new trendThe No. 5 North Carolina men’s tennis team came into the final weekend of the regular season looking to reassert itself near the top of the ACC. Having lost two of their past three matches, a home match against No. 30 Georgia Tech and a meeting with archrival No. 64 Duke were the Tar Heels’ last two chances to show their recent losing streak was an aberration and not a trend. (Daily Tar Heel)
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Tops Duke, 6-1The North Carolina men’s tennis team closed out the regular season Sunday afternoon with a resounding 6-1 win over host Duke, improving its regular-season record to 24-3 and finishing Atlantic Coast Conference play 9-3. Next up for the Tar Heels is the ACC Championships, which run from Wednesday through Sunday at Cary Tennis Park. (GoHeels.com)
Dai Gives UNC Women's Tennis Another Perfect ACC Regular SeasonThe No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team rallied from an early deficit to post a 4-3 win at 16th-ranked Georgia Tech on Sunday at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex. The Tar Heels finish a perfect 14-0 against the ACC for the second-straight season. North Carolina (26-2, 14-0) will be the top seed in next week’s ACC Championships. (GoHeels.com)
No. 5 UNC Men's Tennis Honors Seniors With Win Over Georgia TechFriday afternoon in the regular season’s final home match, the fifth-ranked UNC men’s tennis team was determined to earn a win for its seniors. Although they didn’t make it look easy, the Tar Heels ultimately did just that, beating No. 30 Georgia Tech 4-3 at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center on Senior Day. (GoHeels.com)
No. 2 UNC Women's Tennis Clinches ACC Regular Season TitleNo. 2 North Carolina clinched its fourth-consecutive ACC regular-season title with a dominating 7-0 victory at 28th-ranked Clemson on Friday. UNC extended its winning streak to 14 matches with the sweep of the Tigers. A rare loss from No. 1 Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay in doubles was offset by a clinching win by Ashley Dai and Chloe Ouellet-Pizer . (GoHeels.com)
Seven UNC Programs Honored For Top APRsThe NCAA is honoring seven athletic programs at UNC for placing among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates in their respective sports. The seven Tar Heel squads honored this year include women’s fencing, women’s golf, gymnastics, men’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis, women’s tennis and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)
Seniors Propel No. 2 UNC Women's Tennis To Win Over BCNo. 2 North Carolina’s three seniors went out as winners in their final home match with a 6-1 victory over Boston College on Sunday afternoon. North Carolina (24-2, 12-0 ACC) heads into the final week of the regular season unbeaten in the conference with a two-win cushion over second place Duke, Miami and Georgia Tech. (GoHeels.com)