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2016-2017 was an incredible year for North Carolina athletics

A national championship, five Final Fours (or NCAA Tournament semi-finals), and five ACC regular season or tournament championships. There were also awards won and records set—both individual and team achievements. At times, it seems easy to take the success that Carolina has had for granted and just brush it off as another typical year for the Tar Heels. (Tar Heel Blog)

Sixteen UNC Teams Score Perfect 1000 In APR

The 2017 NCAA champion men's basketball team and the 2016 women's lacrosse national champions are two of 16 University of North Carolina athletic programs to score a perfect 1000 in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rates for the academic year 2015-16. This is the third consecutive year the UNC men's basketball and women's lacrosse teams recorded a 1000. (GoHeels.com)

Video: Rammys 2017 - Bad Joke Telling

Coaches from North Carolina's athletic teams try to keep a straight face in a corny jokes battle in this video which first aired at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards. View Video...

Eight UNC Athletics Programs Honored for Top APRs

The NCAA is honoring eight athletic programs at the University of North Carolina for placing among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates in their respective sports. The eight Tar Heel squads honored this year include men's cross country, women's fencing, women's golf, gymnastics, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)

Julia Scoles Named To U.S. Volleyball Collegiate National Team

North Carolina freshman Julia Scoles was named to the U.S. Collegiate National Team on Monday as one of 36 players that will train and compete in Minneapolis this June. Scoles is the second Tar Heel to be selected to a USA Volleyball program this summer, following Holly Carlton's selection to the U.S. Women's Junior National Team. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Honors

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2016-17, recognizing outstanding members of each Olympic sports team. Honorees have been selected based on performance and effort throughout the school year. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC All Sports Highlights 2017

Relive North Carolina athletics highlight-worthy moments from the past year, including spectacular individual performances, dramatic come-from-behind victories, clutch plays, and national championships in a highlight video shown at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards celebration. View Video...

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday at Memorial Hall in the center of campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured coach. (GoHeels.com)

Holly Carlton Named To U.S. Women’s Volleyball Junior National Team

North Carolina freshman Holly Carlton was selected to the 12-person U.S. Women’s Junior National Team roster that will compete in the 2017 U20 Women’s Pan American Cup, held May 8-13 in San Jose, Costa Rica. The tallest player on Carolina’s roster, Carlton redshirted this past fall as a true freshman. (GoHeels.com)

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)

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