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Tar Heels Volleyball Storms Back To Defeat No. 10 Seminoles

No. 12 North Carolina stormed back from an 0-2 deficit on Sunday afternoon to defeat No. 10 Florida State, 3-2. Sophomore Taylor Leath dominated the match with 26 kills to lead the Tar Heels to their third victory over a top-10 team this season. With the win, the Tar Heels distance themselves at the top of the ACC standings at 21-3 (13-1 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

Balanced Attack Leads UNC Volleyball Past Hurricanes, 3-1

No. 12 North Carolina returned to its winning ways on Friday night, battling to a 3-1 victory over Miami. After cruising to a 2-0 match lead, the Tar Heels found themselves in an 18-10 hole in the fourth set, but UNC fought back to win the set, 26-24, and seal the match. “I'm so proud of this team to have such a great comeback,” said head coach Joe Sagula. (GoHeels.com)

Abigail Curry Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

UNC senior Abigail Curry has been recognized as one of the nation’s top student-athletes on and off the court, earning Academic All-District honors as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Curry is the 12th Tar Heel program history to earn the prestigious award and is now in the running for Academic All-America. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Suffers First ACC Loss At Pittsburgh, 3-2

No. 8 North Carolina’s 11-match winning streak ended on Sunday, as the University of Pittsburgh took down the Tar Heels in five sets (21-25, 25-19, 15-25, 25-23, 6-15) to hand Carolina its first ACC loss of the season. The Tar Heels drop to 19-3 (11-1 ACC). The Tar Heel blocking unit was in tip top shape on Sunday, as UNC put up a total of 16.5 blocks in the match. (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Extends Winning Streak With Victory Over VT

No. 8 North Carolina captured its 11th straight victory on Friday night, taking down Virginia Tech, 3-1. Taylor Treacy tied her career high with 18 kills, and Taylor Fricano posted her third-straight match with a career-high seven blocks to lead the Tar Heels to victory. With the win, UNC improves to 19-2 (11-0 ACC) while Virginia Tech falls to 8-14 (3-8 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Secures 10th Straight Win With Sweep Of Syracuse

No. 8 North Carolina captured its 10th straight victory on Sunday, rolling to a sweep of Syracuse on national television to open ACC play a perfect 10-0 for the first time in program history. The first-place Tar Heels took down the Orange, 25-21, 25-12, 25-21, to claim their third consecutive sweep and sixth in ACC play. The win lifts UNC to 18-2 (10-0 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Clips Eagles, 3-0

Eighth-ranked North Carolina captured its ninth-straight victory on Friday, soaring past Boston College in straight sets. The Tar Heels out-hit the Eagles .323 to -.010 in the match, led by a stellar offensive performance by opposite hitter Taylor Treacy. With the win, UNCimproves to 17-2 and matches its best start to ACC play in school history at 9-0. (GoHeels.com)

Sheila Doyle Latest To Earn ACC Volleyball Player Of The Week

UNC senior Sheila Doyle was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday after a stellar performance over the weekend against Notre Dame and Louisville. Doyle is the fifth Tar Heel to take home the ACC’s top weekly honor this season and Monday’s honor marks the eighth overall weekly award for UNC over the first eight weeks of the year. (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Soars Past Cardinals In Three Sets

No. 8 North Carolina extended its winning streak to eight straight on Sunday afternoon, taking down 2015 ACC Champion Louisville in straight sets (25-11, 25-21, 25-17). With the win, UNC improves to 16-2 on the season and matches its best start to ACC play since 2002 with a perfect 8-0 record. With the loss, the Cardinals slip to 6-12 (1-7 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

Strong Defense Leads No. 8 UNC Volleyball To Thrilling Victory

No. 8 North Carolina escaped South Bend with a victory on Friday night, battling to defeat the Fighting Irish, 3-2, and secure sole possession of first place in the ACC standings. The Tar Heel back line held firm to post the most digs in a match in five years, as UNC (15-2, 7-0 ACC) handed Notre Dame (15-4, 6-1) its first loss in conference play. (GoHeels.com)

Julia Scoles Repeats As ACC Volleyball Player Of The Week

North Carolina freshman Julia Scoles collected her second consecutive ACC Player of the Week honor on Monday afternoon, after leading the Tar Heels to sweeps of No. 16 Florida State and Miami. The Mooresville, North Carolina, native is the first Tar Heel to win back-to-back ACC Player of the Week honors since 1989. (GoHeels.com)

No. 9 Tar Heel Volleyball Sweeps Away Hurricanes, 3-0

No. 9 North Carolina continued its winning ways on Sunday afternoon, rolling to a 3-0 sweep of Miami (25-20, 25-10, 25-18) to complete a perfect home weekend of ACC play. The Tar Heels out-hit the Hurricanes, .342 to .055 to improve to 14-2 (6-0 ACC). Freshman Julia Scoles led the Tar Heels’ attack with 12 kills, unleashing eight in the third set alone. (GoHeels.com)

Balanced Attack Leads Tar Heel Volleyball To Sweep Of No. 16 FSU

No. 9 North Carolina experienced a happy homecoming on Friday night, cruising to a 3-0 sweep of No. 16 Florida State in its ACC home opener. The win marks UNC’s third over a ranked opponent this season as the Tar Heels improve to 13-2 (5-0 ACC), while Florida State takes its first conference loss of the year, falling to 11-3 (4-1 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

Julia Scoles Named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week

North Carolina freshman Julia Scoles was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Tar Heels to road wins over Georgia Tech and Clemson. A two-time ACC Freshman of the Week honoree, Scoles is the first Carolina true freshman to be named ACC Player of the Week since 1989. (GoHeels.com)

No. 10 UNC Volleyball Finishes Road Trip With 3-1 Victory Over Clemson

No. 10 North Carolina volleyball concluded its extended road trip with a victory on Sunday, defeating Clemson, 3-1. The Tar Heels used efficient offense and effective serving to pick up the win, improving to 12-2 (4-0 ACC). Freshman Julia Scoles led the match with 16 kills, hitting an impressive .481 with three service aces. (GoHeels.com)

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