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UNC Celebrates Power Of Women's Sports

The power of women’s athletics is on display every day as Carolina’s 15 varsity women’s squads train, practice, play and lead through their sports. But once a year, the teams join together, along with several hundred young athletes who view the Tar Heels as role models, to celebrate their strength at UNC’s annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day event. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Honors Standout Scholar-Athletes And Leaders

The UNC Department of Athletics recently recognized the winners of two prestigious department awards, the Athletic Director’s Scholar-Athlete Award and the Leader of Distinction Award. Recipients were honored on the Dean E. Smith Center court at halftime of the men’s basketball game between UNC and Virginia Tech on Jan. 26. Six Tar Heels earned both awards. (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Treacy Signs With Professional Volleyball Team In Finland

Just three days after graduating from the University of North Carolina, Taylor Treacy signed a professional volleyball contract with Polkky Kuusamo, taking her talents across the ocean to Kuusamo, Finland. The 2015 AVCA All-America Honorable Mention signed a one-year deal on Dec. 21, 2016, and participated in her first professional match on Jan. 8. (GoHeels.com)

Congratulating UNC's December Graduates

Carolina Athletics congratulates the Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees this fall, many of whom participated in commencement ceremonies on Sunday. In addition to the many hours spent studying for classes and competing in their sports, the group has devoted hundreds of hours to community outreach and leadership training. (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Leath Earns AVCA Second-Team All-America

North Carolina sophomore outside hitter Taylor Leath was named to the All-America Second Team on Wednesday, as selected by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). The ACC Player of the Year is the fourth All-America selection in UNC history, and this is the third consecutive year that a Tar Heel has earned All-America status. (GoHeels.com)

'We created a family': UNC volleyball ends season with Sweet-16 loss to UCLA

Up until Friday, North Carolina was playing its style of volleyball. The Tar Heels were playing efficiently and defensively before Friday — with their .275 hitting percentage tied for the best in school history and their 633 block assists shattering the previous school record (599). (Daily Tar Heel)

'By my side': UNC volleyball senior Abigail Curry plays to honor her dad

Chris Curry knew his daughter Abigail could make an immediate impact on any team. It was just a matter of finding the right fit. There were spreadsheets, and not just any run-of-the mill spreadsheets — 300 schools mapped out. Who did they currently have at the setter position? Who were they recruiting? On which graduation year were they focusing? (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Volleyball Drops Nail-Biter To UCLA, 3-1

Seventh-seeded North Carolina volleyball saw its season come to an end on Friday night, as #10-seed UCLA outlasted the Tar Heels in a hard-fought battle, 3-1 (25-23, 22-25, 23-25, 26-28). The loss was just the fourth of the year for UNC, as Carolina’s memorable season came to an end in the NCAA Regional Semifinal with a final record of 29-4. (GoHeels.com)

Men's Soccer in Final Four headlines big NCAA Friday

Need more Tar Heel sports action in your life? You can watch two North Carolina teams compete in advanced stages of the NCAA tournament on Friday night. The UNC Men's Soccer team and UNC's women's volleyball team both look to keep their tournament runs alive Friday in primetime. Both games are on ESPNU. (Carolina Blue)

UNC Volleyball To Face No. 10-Seed UCLA In NCAA Regionals

No. 7-seed North Carolina volleyball defeated High Point and Coastal Carolina in the NCAA Opening Rounds to advance to NCAA Regionals for the third time in program history. The Tar Heels head to Minneapolis, Minnesota, home of No. 2-seed Minnesota, for NCAA Regionals on Dec. 9-10. UNC will take on No. 10-seed UCLA on Friday, Dec. 9, at 10:45 p.m. ET. (GoHeels.com)

Scoles, Sagula Sweep All-Region Individual Volleyball Honors

Four members of the UNC volleyball team earned AVCA All-East Coast Region honors on Tuesday. UNC pin hitters Taylor Leath, Julia Scoles and Taylor Treacy were all named to the All-Region First Team, while Scoles was named Region Freshman of the Year and head coach Joe Sagula took home his fourth career Region Coach of the Year award. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Punches Ticket To Regionals With Four-Set Victory

The seventh-seeded Tar Heels took down Coastal Carolina, 3-1, on Saturday, to advance to NCAA Regionals for the third time in program history. No. 6 North Carolina dropped a tight first set, 25-23, but a late push in the second evened the match, 25-19, and the Heels cruised for the remainder of the match, 25-17, 25-16. With the win, UNC improves to 29-3. (GoHeels.com)

Turner's Take: The Wheel

UNC volleyball now advances to the Sweet Sixteen for just the third time in school history, but the second in three years. The Tar Heels have won ten straight matches and 21 of their last 22. They now travel to Minneapolis, home of the Minnesota Golden Gophers. Should both teams win on Friday, the Tar Heels and Golden Gophers would meet on Saturday in the Elite Eight. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Sweeps High Point In NCAA Opener

No. 7-seed North Carolina opened the postseason on a high note on Friday night, capturing a 3-0 (25-13, 25-12, 25-23) victory over High Point in the First Round of the 2016 NCAA Volleyball Tournament. The Tar Heels advance to the NCAA Second Round for the 11th time in program history and will take on Coastal Carolina at home on Saturday, Dec. 3, at 6 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Set For NCAA Opening Rounds

ACC Volleyball Champion North Carolina earned the No. 7 overall seed for the 2016 NCAA Tournament and will host opening round action at Carmichael Arena on Dec. 2-3. Play kicks off at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, with a match between Coastal Carolina and James Madison. The Tar Heels then take on High Point following at approximately 6:30 p.m. (GoHeels.com)

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