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Freshmen Fuel UNC Volleyball Victory Over Duke

The Tar Heel blocking unit posted the first 20-block performance in at least a decade on Thursday, as redshirt freshman Sydnye Fields’ record-breaking performance led Carolina to a 3-1 victory over Duke at Cameron Indoor Stadium. Fields took down a 30-year-old record with 15 block assists in the match to propel the Heels to victory over UNC’s arch rival. (GoHeels.com)

Scoles, Treacy Sweep ACC Weekly Volleyball Honors

UNC pin hitters Julia Scoles and Taylor Treacy captured the first two ACC weekly awards of the season on Monday after leading the Tar Heels to the Penn State Classic title including a historic victory over No. 9 Penn State in State College. Redshirt senior Taylor Treacy was named ACC Player of the Week, while Scoles earned ACC Freshman of the Week. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Knock Off No. 9 PSU To Win Penn State Classic

No. 19 North Carolina volleyball stormed back after a shaky first set to capture the Penn State Classic title by handing No. 9 Penn State its first nonconference home loss in five years. The Tar Heels found themselves down two sets to one and 23-18 in the fourth, but rebounded to win the final seven points and captured the match. The win completed a perfect 3-0 weekend for UNC. (GoHeels.com)

Power Down The Stretch Leads UNC Volleyball To Second Straight Sweep

No. 19 North Carolina captured its second straight sweep on Saturday afternoon, defeating West Virginia 3-0 (25-16, 28-26, 25-21) at the Penn State Classic. The Mountaineers controlled the majority of the second set and took a lead late in the third, but the Tar Heels (2-0) held off WVU (0-2) to keep their perfect set record intact. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Sweeps Georgia Southern To Open 2016

No. 19 North Carolina opened the 2016 season in style, racing to a sweep of Georgia Southern to kick off the Penn State Classic. UNC showcased its depth as 14 Tar Heels saw action in the season opener, including five of the team’s eight freshmen. Nine different Tar Heels struck a kill in Friday’s season preview. (GoHeels.com)

Fall Sports Calendar Heats Up At UNC

Fall sports season is officially in full swing on campus. The UNC men’s soccer season gets underway Friday night as the #8 Tar Heels host Cal Poly, 7:30 pm at Fetzer Field. Carolina also hosts St. Louis on Sunday at 7:30. Also this weekend, UNC women’s soccer is in Florida: Friday evening they’re in Fort Myers facing Florida Gulf Coast at 7 pm; then on Sunday they’re in Boca Raton, taking on Florida Atlantic at 1:00. (Chapelboro.com)

ACC & ESPN To Air 21 UNC Volleyball Matches

The Atlantic Coast Conference is pleased to announce that nearly every North Carolina volleyball match will air live on the brand new ACC Network Extra in 2016. Fans can find ACC Network Extra matches at WatchESPN.com or in the WatchESPN app. Two North Carolina home matches have been selected for live television broadcasts. (GoHeels.com)

Lower Concessions Prices & More Options At UNC Venues

The UNC department of athletics and its concessions partner, Aramark Sports and Entertainment, is introducing reduced concessions prices and new outside food and beverage options for all Olympic sports venues for the 2016-17 school year. Fans can enjoy lower-priced food and beverage options at Olympic sports events. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels’ fall Olympic sports preview

Last year’s North Carolina field hockey team finished as the runner-up in the National Championship. The volleyball team has been one of the top teams in the ACC the last few years. The men’s soccer team consistently fields one of the top teams in the country, and the women’s soccer team is considered one of the most successful programs of all time. (Tar Heel Blog)

UNC Volleyball Picked To Win ACC In 2016

North Carolina volleyball is projected to win the ACC in 2016. The Tar Heels garnered the most votes from the conference coaches for the second straight season (194), holding a large margin over the next two teams, Florida State (182) and Miami (159). Additionally, pin hitters Taylor Treacy and Taylor Leath were selected Preseason All-ACC. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network

As Cunningham says in the video above, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer. (Tar Heel Blog)

ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC

An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes 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. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Top 25 Wins in 2015-16: No. 20-No. 16

No. 17: No. 13 Carolina 15, No. 2 South Carolina 0 - Baseball, April 13, 2016: The Tar Heels put it all together in one of its highest-profile games of the year, smashing border rival South Carolina 15-0 at Charlotte's BB&T Ballpark in front of the largest crowd ever to watch a regular-season game in the Tar Heel state. (GoHeels.com)

My Carolina Experience: Ece Taner

Growing up in Turkey, Ece Taner was fortunate to have been accepted at the Isikkent Institution. There, she was able to grow alongside her classmates from pre-school through high school, developing in a close-knit environment where she was exposed to extracurricular opportunities like swimming, art, and theater, but nothing excited Taner like volleyball did. (GoHeels.com)

UNC 7th In Learfield Directors' Cup Final Standings

UNC finished seventh in the final 2015-16 Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, Carolina’s 19th top-10 finish in the 23-year history of the award and the 17th time the Tar Heels led all ACC schools. The Directors’ Cup measures NCAA post-season competitive success and awards points to a maximum of 10 men’s and 10 women’s programs per school. (GoHeels.com)

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