UNC TennisComplete coverage of North Carolina Tennis.
UNC tennis player found herself after coming out to coach after matchThroughout my tennis career, I've had too many injuries to count and too many trips to the X-ray or MRI machines for being a 21 year-old. When a body part is damaged, there's always a path to change, repair and improve it. This was the same approach I had about my sexuality. But how can you change, repair and improve something you have no control over? (Out Sports)
I'm A Tar Heel: Stuart DePaoloI have earned the privilege to represent the University of North Carolina. It is worth putting emphasis on the word “earned” because I am a student-athlete who is fortunate enough to learn from the brightest minds in the world while also playing the game of tennis that I love in the greatest of atmospheres. To the fans, I want to say thank you for being the best. (GoHeels.com)
Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic ExcellenceThe day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Tennis Wins 2016 ACC ChampionshipUNC’s three seniors have accomplished so much in their four years, but one trophy that had eluded this group was an ACC Championship. Inserted into the singles lineup for the first time all weekend, senior Kate Vialle clinched a 4-2 victory for the top-seeded Tar Heels over Miami, giving UNC its first ACC title since 2011 and the seventh in program history. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Women's Tennis Advances To ACC Title MatchTop seed North Carolina will play for the 2016 Atlantic Coast Conference Women’s Tennis Championship after a 4-1 victory over fifth seed Virginia in Saturday’s semifinal match at Cary Tennis Park. Sunday’s title match features the nationally-ranked No. 2 Tar Heels against second seed and nationally-ranked No. 7 Miami at 10 a.m. on ESPN3. (GoHeels.com)
No. 3 UNC Men's Tennis Advances With 4-0 Win Over Georgia TechThe UNC men’s tennis team got the result it was looking for, beating No. 30 Georgia Tech 4-0 in an ACC Championship quarterfinal matchup Friday evening. The third-ranked, fourth-seeded Tar Heels now advance to a semifinals meeting with No. 1 Virginia on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Cary Tennis Park. The match will be broadcast by ESPN3. (GoHeels.com)
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)