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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)
Volleyball star Paige Neuenfeldt transitions into role on UNC women's basketball teamWith a minute left to play in Thursday night’s game against Pittsburgh, a familiar face bounded off the UNC bench and onto the court. Paige Neuenfeldt — senior middle hitter and star of the UNC volleyball team — made her debut on the women’s basketball roster. An All-ACC first-team member, Neuenfeldt didn’t want to end her athletic career. (Daily Tar Heel)
Video: Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNCThe annual Girls and Women in Sports Day took place in Fetzer Gym on Sunday, January 17. Hundreds of children had the opportunity to spend time with their favorite Carolina women's teams.
Tar Heels Third In Final Fall Director's Cup StandingsUNC is in third place in the final fall sports Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Tar Heels amassed 342 points in the fall, including 90 by the field hockey team, which reached the final four for the 20th time and played in its 16th national championship game. Carolina is third nationally behind Stanford (479.5) and Syracuse (347.5). (GoHeels.com)
Paige Neuenfeldt Earns Senior CLASS Award First Team HonorsUNC's Paige Neuenfeldt was named to the Senior CLASS Award All-America Volleyball First Team on Thursday, recognizing her outstanding efforts on and off the court. Given to Division I senior student-athletes with notable achievements in classroom, community, character and competition, Neuenfeldt was one of five seniors in the nation named to the First Team. (GoHeels.com)
Paige Neuenfeldt Named Volleyball Third-Team All-AmericaAfter three consecutive seasons with an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, senior middle hitter Paige Neuenfeldt became the third Tar Heel in program history to garner AVCA All-America honors, earning a place on the 2015 Third Team, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Neuenfeldt is the only ACC player to earn All-America honors this season. (GoHeels.com)
Paige Neuenfeldt Named First-Team Academic All-AmericaUNC senior middle hitter Paige Neuenfeldt was named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team on Thursday by the College Sports Information Directors of America. One of just six student-athletes in Division I Volleyball to earn a spot on the First Team, Neuenfeldt is the first UNC volleyball player in program history to be named Academic All-America. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball's Season Ends In NCAA Second RoundNo. 23 North Carolina volleyball saw its season come to a close on Saturday evening, falling in four sets to #16-seed Creighton in the Second Round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The Bluejays punched their ticket to San Diego to participate in the program’s first-ever NCAA Regional, improving to 27-8 on the year, while Carolina finishes the season at 21-10. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heel Volleyball Sweeps UNCW To Advance To NCAA Second RoundNo. 23 North Carolina opened play at the 2015 NCAA Volleyball Tournament on Friday with a decisive victory over UNCW, defeating the nearby Seahawks, 25-18, 25-21, 25-21, to advance to Second Round. UNC improves to 21-9 on the year, while UNCW was bounced from its first-ever NCAA Tournament in the first round, closing its historic season at 24-8. (GoHeels.com)
No. 22 UNC Volleyball Drops Regular-Season Finale At DukeThe UNC volleyball team suffered a setback on Saturday, dropping their first match since Oct. 16 with a 3-1 loss at Duke in the final match of the 2015 regular season. The Tar Heels had a chance at a share of the program’s 13th ACC title, but came up short, ending their late-season winning streak at 12 straight. UNC claimed its sixth consecutive top-three finish in the ACC. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Uses Efficient Offense To Sweep Demon DeaconsNorth Carolina volleyball kept its hot streak going on Wednesday, capturing its 12th straight victory with a sweep of Wake Forest on the final week of the 2015 regular season. The Tar Heels hit .371 with 12 blocks in the 3-0 victory to secure its sixth consecutive 20-win season, improving to 20-8 (17-2 ACC). (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Sweeps VirginiaThe UNC volleyball team captured its 11th straight victory on Saturday, opening the season-ending road trip with a sweep of Virginia. After narrowly escaping with wins in the first two sets which featured 18 tie scores and seven lead changes, the Tar Heels ran away with the third to win the match, 3-0. With the win, UNC improves to 19-8 (16-2 ACC). (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Beats NC State For 10th Straight WinUNC Volleyball extended its winning streak to 10 in a row on Wednesday with a 3-1 victory over NC State. The win was their seventh consecutive against the crosstown rival, as UNC improves to 18-8 (15-2 ACC) while State falls to 15-14 (4-13 ACC). “Any time you’re playing a rival it’s important, but the fact that it was the last match at Carmichael made it emotional,” said coach Joe Sagula. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Volleyball Team Reacts to New Locker RoomUNC Volleyball is excited to announce the completion of its new locker room. The space was revealed to the student-athletes on Thursday, November 12th.
UNC Volleyball Sweeps Hokies For Ninth Straight On Senior NightCarolina volleyball kept up its winning ways on Saturday night, capturing its ninth-straight victory with a 3-0 (25-18, 27-25, 25-20) sweep of Virginia Tech. The win lifts UNC to 17-8 (14-2 ACC), while VT falls to 15-13 (6-10 ACC). “This is a time of year where we take every match very seriously and it’s really hard to win,” said head coach Joe Sagula. (GoHeels.com)