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UNC Volleyball Sweeps Boston College, 3-0

North Carolina returned to its winning ways on Friday, taking down Boston College in straight sets, 25-23, 25-13, 25-15 (Highlights). The Tar Heels captured their eighth straight home victory, improving to 7-0 in ACC play and 10-1 overall in Chapel Hill this season. With the win, Carolina moves back above .500 to 11-10 (8-5 ACC), while Boston College slips to 6-17 (3-10 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball's Scoles, Evans To File For Medical Hardship Waivers

Due to concussions suffered at the start of the season, sophomores Julia Scoles and Mariah Evans will file for medical hardship waivers and will not return to the court in 2017. Scoles played in the first two matches of 2017, while Evans has not suited up for a match this fall. Both student-athletes will maintain three years of remaining playing eligibility. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Ends Tough Trip with Loss to Hurricanes

North Carolina concluded a difficult road stretch on Sunday as the University of Miami took down the Tar Heels, 3-0 in conference play. With the win, the Hurricanes move past the Tar Heels in the ACC standings, improving to 14-4 (8-4 ACC), while UNC falls to 10-10 (7-5 ACC). Beth Nordhorn excelled on offense for UNC, hitting .500 with a team-high eight kills and no errors. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Falls To Florida State in Straight Sets

North Carolina dropped its second match of the midseason road trip on Friday, falling 3-0 (25-11, 25-22, 27-25) at Florida State. The Tar Heels out-blocked the Seminoles, recording their 14th double-digit performance of the season, but struggled on offense in the loss. With the win, Florida State improves to 12-7 (6-5 ACC), while UNC drops to 10-9 (7-4 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball's Winning Streak Stopped At Five

North Carolina's hot streak was halted on Friday, as the first-place Pittsburgh Panthers took down the Tar Heels in straight sets to remain the lone undefeated team atop the ACC standings. The Tar Heels entered the weekend on a five-match winning streak, finishing the first half of ACC play at 10-8 (7-3 ACC), while Pittsburgh used its 13th straight victory to move to 16-4 (9-0 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Sends NC State Packing With First ACC Loss

North Carolina finished out a perfect 5-0 homestand on Wednesday night, handing NC State its first ACC loss of the season with a 3-1 victory (Highlights). Junior Taylor Leath propelled the Tar Heels to victory, hitting .442 with 25 kills to help Carolina register its third consecutive match hitting above .300. Leath posted her sixth career 20-kill match on Wednesday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball To Hold Relief Drive For Puerto Rico Hurricane Victims

The UNC volleyball team flew to Puerto Rico in early September for the ACC/SEC Puerto Rico Clasico. To help the people of Puerto Rico recover from Hurricane Maria, the team will host a donation drive tonight during their game against NC State. Their desire to help comes from their interactions with the people and the impact the island left on them. (Argyle Report)

Smith Center match offers UNC volleyball rare opportunity in 3-1 win over Virginia Tech

The stands were packed Friday at the Smith Center, but it wasn’t for the men’s basketball team, which usually takes the court. It was UNC's volleyball team locked in for a match against Virginia Tech, looking to right its season before Late Night With Roy. The match's official attendance was 19,246, which set a new record for the largest crowd in NCAA volleyball history. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Volleyball Rolls To Sweep of Cavaliers

North Carolina completed its first ACC sweep of the season on Saturday evening, taking down the University of Virginia, 3-0 (25-12, 25-19, 25-16). The Tar Heels' gelled on the serve and pass game and cut down on unforced errors, leading to the most efficient offensive match of the season. The win marks UNC's fourth straight, as the Tar Heels improve to 9-7 (6-2 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Opens Late Night With 3-1 Victory Over Virginia Tech

North Carolina volleyball kicked off the annual Late Night with Roy event on Friday night, defeating Virginia Tech, 3-1 (22-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-16). The Heels played in front of a five-figure crowd at the storied Dean E. Smith Center as part of the preseason basketball festivities which culminated in the unveiling of the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship banner. (GoHeels.com)

UNC, N.C. State Volleyball Team Up For Puerto Rico Hurricane Relief Drive

The UNC and N.C. State volleyball teams spent a week of preseason at the Puerto Rico Clasico in San Juan. They are now doing their part to support the people of the island nation with a hurricane relief drive during their Oct. 18 match at Carmichael Arena. Fans are encouraged to bring clothing, flashlights, first-aid kits, batteries, battery-powered radios, battery-powered fans and bug spray to the match. (Volley Mob)

UNC Volleyball To Kick Off Late Night With Roy

The weekend begins at the Dean E. Smith Center, home of the 2017 NCAA Champion Men's Basketball team, where a 5 p.m. volleyball match between UNC and Virginia Tech kicks off the annual Late Night with Roy preseason festivities. Admission is free for the entire evening with open seating filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Doors open at 4 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Defeats Wake Forest, 3-2, In Annual Pink Match

North Carolina completed its first ACC weekend sweep on Sunday, holding on to defeat Wake Forest, 3-2 (17-25, 25-18, 25-23, 14-25, 15-5), in the annual pink match to support breast cancer awareness (Highlights). After opening the season 0-4, Carolina evens its record to 7-7 on the year and improves to 4-2 in the ACC, while Wake Forest falls to 10-8 (2-4 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC volleyball propelled to win over Duke by loud home crowd

On Friday, UNC volleyball (6-7, 3-2 ACC) took on Duke (11-5, 3-2 ACC) in Carmichael Arena as the Tar Heels began a 5-game home stand. There was a raucous crowd that showed up to the gym as they filled the entire lower level, forcing latecomers to maneuver over the roped-off upper sections. The atmosphere felt akin to that of the Dean Dome by the time of first serve. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Volleyball Storms Back To Beat Duke

North Carolina found itself down one set to none and 21-16 in the second set, but backed by a screaming crowd of over 3,500 fans, the Tar Heels raced back to defeat rival Duke, 3-1 (Highlights). The Tar Heels were fueled by redshirt freshman Holly Carlton who did it all for Carolina, posting her second triple-double of the year with over 10 kills, assists and digs. (GoHeels.com)

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