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Video: UNC 2012-2013 Year in PicturesCarolina has over 800 talented student-athletes representing the university and since we are between school years, it is a good time to reflect on this past year's accomplishments. This video feature has images from all 28 varsity sports at UNC.
Tar Heels Finish 8th In Directors' CupNCAA championships by women's soccer and women's lacrosse and five other Top 10 national finishes led the University of North Carolina to eighth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' fifth consecutive Top 10 performance. The Directors' Cup measures each school's performance in NCAA post-season competition. (GoHeels.com)
GoHeels Weekly PrimerCatch up on all the latest news, videos and action from Carolina athletics with this week's edition of the GoHeels Weekly Primer. Athletic director Bubba Cunningham is mulling upgrades to Fetzer Field and the Smith Center and discussed those ideas and more in a year-in-review interview with the Associated Press. (GoHeels.com)
The Most Academically And Athletically Dominant Colleges In AmericaBuzzFeed plotted Forbes’ academic rankings of colleges and universities against USA Today’s tally of total athletic expenses (which doesn’t include private schools like Stanford or Notre Dame) to determine which schools value both athletics and academics. Then we weighted both ranks equally and tallied them up for our top 10. # 4. University of North Carolina (BuzzFeed)
GoHeels Weekly PrimerThe baseball team advanced to the College World Series, but that was far from the only athletic news from Chapel Hill last week. Catch up with this week's installment of the GoHeels Weekly Primer. Thursday's big news was that UNC won the women's Capital One Cup, given to the top women's athletic program in the nation for the 2012-13 academic year. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Claims Top Women's Program AwardUNC has won one of the most prestigious trophies in college sports. The Tar Heels' women's athletics program finished first in the annual Capital One Cup, which is awarded to the best men's and women's Division I athletics programs in the country. North Carolina will be formally honored for their accomplishment during this year's ESPY Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on July 17. (GoHeels.com)
Weekend Watch: June 7-9Baseball is set to begin play with NCAA Super Regionals this weekend against South Carolina. Game One is scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday, but Tropical Storm Andrea may have other plans. An announcement will be made by 11 a.m. about the game's scheduled first pitch. The Miami Marlins drafted Colin Moran sixth overall in the first round of the Major League Baseball First Year Player Draft. (Tar Heel Monthly)
GoHeels Weekly PrimerTar Heel fans saw the NCAA champion women's lacrosse team return to campus triumphantly and the baseball team begin an NCAA Tournament run this weekend. Recap the action and look ahead with this week's GoHeels Weekly Primer. (GoHeels.com)
Weekend Watch: May 24-26UNC Women's Lacrosse is in the Final Four in Philadelphia. They'll face off with Northwestern Friday at 5 p.m. The winner will play the Syracuse/Maryland winner Sunday at 8 for a national championship. Watch on ESPN3. After run-ruling Miami 10-0 in eight innings Thursday, UNC Baseball continues ACC Tournament play Friday and Saturday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. (Tar Heel Monthly)
GoHeels Weekly PrimerThe NCAA Tournament rolled along for some spring sports, and the baseball team clinched the Atlantic Coast Conference regular season championship last week. Make sure you didn't miss anything and look ahead to next week with this week's installment of the GoHeels Weekly Primer. (GoHeels.com)
Weekend Watch: May 10-12Baseball is at Georgia Tech this weekend for games Friday at 7, Saturday at 6 and Sunday at 1. All games are available on ESPN3, the Tar Heel Sports Network and SiriusXM College Sports, channel 91. Men's Lacrosse begins NCAA play with a game against Lehigh Saturday at noon at Fetzer Field. Watch on ESPN2 or ESPN3. Women's Lacrosse awaits the winner of Loyola and High Point. They'll start their NCAA Tournament Sunday at 1. (Tar Heel Monthly)
GoHeels Weekly PrimerIt was a slow week in some respects, with the Tar Heel student-athletes focusing on the "student" portion of their classification during the first week of spring semester final exams. But before exams began, the Carolina famliy joined together to celebrate the 2012-13 school year at the Rammy Awards. (GoHeels.com)
Weekend Watch: May 3-5Track is at the Duke Twilight meet on Sunday. And that's it. Baseball has the weekend off, Women's Tennis begins NCAA play next Friday. Both women's lacrosse and ACC champion men's lacrosse will learn their NCAA draw Sunday. The softball selection show is not until May 12. Women's golf has NCAA regionals beginning next weekend, with men's golf following the week after. (Tar Heel Monthly)
Chansky: A Night That GlitteredThe event held Monday night at Memorial Hall was a genuine breath of fresh air, an opportunity to acknowledge, display and celebrate the incredible group of 800 athletes at Carolina and a veteran coaching staff that, by record alone, has no superior in collegiate sports. It was called the first annual Rammy Awards, a light blue combination of the Grammy’s and ESPY’s. (Chapelboro.com)
Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy AwardsUNC's student-athletes, coaches, athletics staff and supporters celebrated the 2012-13 school year and the competition that was part of it on Monday evening at the inaugural Rammy Awards. The event, held at Memorial Hall on the UNC campus, recognized outstanding academic, athletic and community outreach performances and also highlighted the artistic talent of Carolina student-athletes. (GoHeels.com)