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UNC Volleyball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 3 In The NationUNC volleyball’s incoming freshman class is ranked No. 3 in the nation according to PrepVolleyball.com. It is the sixth time since 2003 that the Tar Heels’ recruiting class has appeared in the top-30 rankings and the first time since the 2012 class earned the No. 8 ranking. The 2016 UNC recruiting class is possibly the most decorated group ever to arrive in Chapel Hill. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Student-Athletes Become Pen Pals With Local Elementary StudentsIt started small, with UNC student-athletes writing to a single class of fifth-graders in the fall of 2013. This year, more than 350 Carolina student-athletes exchanged letters every few weeks with students in the second through fifth grades at New Hope. Today, Tar Heel kicker Nick Weiler helps coordinate the program on the student-athlete side. (GoHeels.com)
Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic ExcellenceThe day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Compile Record-High APRUNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
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)