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Sixteen Tar Heels Recognized For Earning 4.0 GPAs In FallSixteen UNC student-athletes finished the 2015 fall semester with perfect 4.0 grade point averages, earning A’s in each class. The group is spread among eight different teams and a wide range of majors. All will be recognized as members of the 4.0 Club at the annual Student-Athlete Academic Luncheon at the end of the spring semester. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Rally Comes Up Short Against Cal In Women's TennisThe third-seeded and defending champion North Carolina women’s tennis team lost 4-3 to fourth-seed and sixth-ranked Cal in the finals of the 2016 ITA National Team Indoor Championship on Monday inside Nielson Tennnis Stadium. Seeking its third title in four years, North Carolina (10-1) won the doubles point to gain an early 1-0 advantage. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Secure Top 10 VictoriesIt was a big weekend for UNC tennis as both the men’s and women’s teams welcomed top 10 opponents to Chapel Hill. The No. 10 men’s team earned a victory over seventh-ranked Illinois on Saturday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. Meanwhile, the fifth-ranked women’s team hosted No. 9 Texas A&M on Sunday and matched the men’s dominance with a 4-0 victory. (Chapelboro.com)
UNC Men’s and Women’s Tennis Ranked in Top 10The UNC women’s tennis team enters the 2016 spring season tied for fourth in the team rankings which were released by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Tuesday. Carolina leads six other Atlantic Coast Conference programs in the rankings. The Tar Heels are joined by Virginia at number seven, Miami at 13, Duke at 16, Clemson at number 20 and Georgia Tech ranked 23. (Chapelboro.com)
Carter, Kay Crowned Doubles National ChampsNorth Carolina’s Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay won the doubles title on Sunday at the National Indoor Intercollegiate Championship at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. Seeded fourth, Carter and Kay were forced to win in come back fashion on Sunday against Kentucky’s Mami Adachi and Aldila Sutjiadi, the third-seeded tandem in the field. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Jamie Loeb 1-on-1 with Turner WalstonTar Heel national champion Jamie Loeb sits down with GoHeels Turner Walston to discuss her national championship, turning pro and her first professional match against Top-5 internationally ranked Caroline Wozniacki at center court of the U.S. Open.
Q&A with UNC tennis star Jamie LoebOn Tuesday, Jamie Loeb played in the U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows, N.Y. Her draw put her up against Caroline Wozniacki, the No. 4 seed in the tournament and the fifth-ranked player in the world. The match took place in Arthur Ashe Stadium, with Wozniacki claiming the 6-2 6-0 win. Even with a loss, it was a once-in-a-lifetime experience for New York native Loeb. (Daily Tar Heel)
Despite loss, a dream come true for Jamie LoebWith Yankees legend Derek Jeter and many of Jamie Loeb's family and friends cheering her on, No. 5 seed Caroline Wozniacki dispatched Loeb, 6-2, 6-0 in 67 minutes under the midday New York heat on the Arthur Ashe Stadium Court. "It obviously wasn't the result I wanted, but I definitely enjoyed myself and I know that I can compete at this level," said Loeb. (Durham Herald-Sun)
UNC's Loeb takes big stage at U.S. OpenJamie Loeb, who won the NCAA championship for North Carolina, will make her pro debut on the big stage at the U.S. Open in Arthur Ashe Stadium at 1 p.m. Tuesday (ESPN) when she takes on No. 4 seed Caroline Wozniacki, last year's runner up to Serena Williams. "(I'm) feeling good, had a good couple practices today and (I'm) glad to be here," Loeb said. (Durham Herald-Sun)
Loeb Draws Wozniacki At U.S. Open2015 NCAA singles champion Jamie Loeb will face 4th-seed Caroline Wozniacki in her professional debut at the U.S. Open next week. The newest player on the women’s tour after deciding to forgo her final two seasons at UNC earlier this month, Loeb, at age 20, will face one of the most accomplished players in the world in Wozniacki, a former World No. 1 on the WTA Tour. (GoHeels.com)
Jamie Loeb, 20, ready to take stage at U.S. OpenThe newest player on the women’s pro tour favors an inside-out forehand, has an NCAA title on her resume and is trying to grasp the concept of what is about to happen. Jamie Loeb, star pupil at the John McEnroe Tennis Academy on Randall’s Island, is days away from playing in the main draw of the U.S. Open for the first time. (New York Daily News)
Jamie Loeb Gains Entry Into 2015 US OpenThe USTA announced Tuesday that 2015 NCAA singles champion Jamie Loeb will play in the US Open later this month in her home state of New York. The Ossining, N.Y., native received entry by virtue of a wild card she earned by winning the NCAA title back in May. Loeb, 20, has gone 84-9 and was named ACC Player of the Year twice in her two collegiate seasons at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Sports Year in Review: No. 9-1010. UNC Zaps Georgia Tech: UNC’s most impressive win of the 2014 football season was also its most thrilling. The Tar Heels battled Georgia Tech neck-and-neck for the duration of the mid-October contest. Though UNC took a 35-24 lead into the fourth quarter, Georgia Tech stormed back and eventually went ahead 43-42 with just more than three minutes on the clock. (Carolina Blue)
339 Tar Heels Earn ACC Academic Honor Roll SpotsA total of 339 North Carolina student-athletes have earned spots on the 2014-15 ACC Honor Roll, announced Wednesday. The Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year. The conference recognized a record 4,143 student-athletes for their hard work in the classroom. (GoHeels.com)
Caroline Price, Joey Sankey Win Patterson MedalsCaroline Price, the Most Outstanding Player at the ITA National Indoor Tennis Championships, and Joey Sankey, UNC’s all-time leading scorer in men’s lacrosse, are the recipients of the 2014-15 Patterson Medals, the most prestigious athletic honor awarded at UNC. Price is the first women’s tennis player to win the Patterson Medal. Sankey is the second men’s lacrosse recipient. (GoHeels.com)