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Former UNC Volleyball Player Malaika Underwood Named to USA Baseball Women’s National TeamMalaika Underwood, a 2003 graduate from North Carolina and a four-year standout on the Carolina volleyball team, was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Women's National Team that will compete at the Women's Baseball World Cup in Viera, Florida, from August 22-31. During Underwood's junior season at UNC, she was named MVP of the ACC Volleyball Tournament. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Awards For Olympic SportsThe UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2017-18. Honorees from each of UNC's Olympic sports teams have been selected based on performance during in-season and out-of-season programs. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the student-athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Wraps Up Foreign Tour in France and SpainFollowing four days in Italy, the Tar Heels spent four days in France and three in Spain to wrap up their 2018 foreign tour. Carolina Volleyball made stops in Nice, Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier and Toulouse, France. The Tar Heels played two four-set matches in Toulouse and spent time with the French Junior National Team while in Toulouse. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Continues Foreign Tour in FranceAfter spending three nights in Italy, the UNC volleyball team will continue their foreign tour in France with stops in Nice, Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier and Toulouse. Beginning the trip in Milan, Carolina played three matches and had time to sight-see in Milan, Lake Como and Genova. Each day of the trip, the Tar Heels have been keeping a daily blog. (GoHeels.com)
North Carolina Tops ACC Public Schools In APR RecognitionsThe NCAA has honored 10 UNC athletic programs for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates. The teams being honored include men's basketball, men's cross country, women's fencing, men's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball. All 10 teams scored a perfect 1000 in the APR from 2013-14 to 2016-17. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Volleyball Embarks on European TourNorth Carolina volleyball will embark on a foreign tour and travel to six European cities in Italy, France and Spain from May 16 through May 28. The Tar Heels will fly into Milan, Italy before visiting Genova, Italy, Nice, Montpelier and Toulouse in France, and wrapping up the trip in Barcelona, Spain. UNC will compete in six matches during the 12-day trip. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Two-Time All-ACC Volleyball Player Taylor Leath Transferring to Penn StatePenn State has landed one of the biggest transfer additions on the market this offseason as former North Carolina outside hitter Taylor Leath is set to become a Nittany Lion. It’s another big hit for North Carolina, who went 14-14 in a 2017 plagued by injuries. Besides Leath, they’ve lost 6’7? setter Holly Carlton to Florida and Julia Scoles to Hawaii’s Beach team. (Volley Mob)
UNC Volleyball Adds Transfer from Greek National TeamUNC has made an addition to its 2018 roster in Coastal Carolina transfer Aristea Tontai. A sophomore-to-be in the fall of 2018, Tontai will have three years left of play and is immediately eligible for the Tar Heels. Tontai went to Coastal Carolina out of Athens, Greece, where she was a member of the Greek National Team and competed in the CEV Champions League. (Volley Mob)
Video: RAMMYS 2018 - FinesseWatch Tar Heel athletes from all UNC sports find their inner Bruno Mars in their rendition of his hit "Finesse" in a video shown during North Carolina's 2018 RAMMY Awards presented last week in Chapel Hill.
Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy AwardsUNC Athletics celebrated the many talents of Tar Heel student-athletes Monday evening at the sixth-annual Rammy Awards. The show opened with a highlight video and ended with the North Carolina alma mater. The hour in between included laughter, cheers, tears, bloopers and, of course, an appearance by everyone's favorite Carolina canine, Remington. (GoHeels.com)
UNC volleyball player Julia Scoles to transfer to HawaiiJulia Scoles, a former outside hitter for the North Carolina volleyball team, announced her decision to transfer to the University of Hawaii and compete for its beach volleyball team on Thursday. The Mooresville, N.C., native played one full season as a Tar Heel, and she made the most of it. As a freshman in 2016, Scoles was named ACC Freshman of the Year. (Daily Tar Heel)
UNC and espnW Team Up For Campus ConversationBryana Nguyen, a senior on the UNC women's golf team, has experienced some nervousness about what awaits after her graduation. But Monday, her concerns were eased. Nguyen and more than 200 other UNC female student-athletes and coaches gathered at the Blue Zone Concourse Club as UNC Athletics and espnW partnered to host a Campus Conversations session. (GoHeels.com)
Total Tar Heels: Feb. 28, 2018Total Tar Heels provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and things they do away from competition. Luke Maye, a junior on the men's basketball team, has earned Academic All-District honors and is a candidate for Academic All-America recognition. Austin Proehl (football) was selected as a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup. (GoHeels.com)
Tar Heels Celebrate Girls And Women In SportsThe group of girls had attended the event before. Still, when UNC celebrated the 32nd annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day (NGWSD) on Sunday at Fetzer Gym, each one arrived just as excited about spending the afternoon with Tar Heel student-athletes from nine women's sports teams. Perhaps the largest crowds formed around the rowing station. (GoHeels.com)
Three Tar Heel Volleyball Players Earn All-ACC Academic HonorsThe ACC announced its All-Conference Academic Volleyball Team on Wednesday, with three Tar Heels honored for their achievements. Senior Beth Nordhorn, junior Taylor Leath and freshman Katharine Esterly were each recognized after posting a grade point average of at least 3.0 in their most recent semester and maintaining a similar GPA throughout college. (Chapelboro.com)