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Tar Heels Finish Top 10 In All-Sport CompetitionThe University of North Carolina was one of six athletic programs to finish in the top 10 in both the men's and women's standings in the 2016-17 Capital One Cup, which measures top 10-finishes in NCAA Championship play and coaches' polls in 20 men's and 21 women's sports. The Tar Heels finished third in the men's standings and ninth in the women's this year. (GoHeels.com)
Record 385 Tar Heels Named To ACC Academic Honor RollA record 385 North Carolina student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday by the league. It's the second year in a row and the fourth time in the past five years that UNC has established a new high and the fifth year in a row that more than 300 Tar Heel student-athletes have been honored. (GoHeels.com)
Around The World With Coleman ScottUNC head wrestling coach Coleman Scott is a member of the USA Wrestling World Team coaching staff this summer as the team prepares for the World Championships in Paris, France. Over the next two months, Coach Scott will be providing updates on his work with the World Team and his travels to Colorado Springs, Madrid, Germany and, ultimately, Paris. (GoHeels.com)
UNC finishes 5th nationally in race for the Learfield Directors’ CupUNC finished fifth in the final 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' 11th top-five and 20th top-10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. It marks the 18th time UNC is the highest-ranked ACC program. 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)
Wrestler Dalton Macri Transferring From Cornell To UNCAfter being injured in the first period of the first match of the season and missing the remainder of his sophomore season due to the injury, Dalton Macri will be leaving Cornell and heading to North Carolina. Coming out of high school as a state champ he was the seventh ranked wrestler in the country. Naturally, Macri will slot into the Tar Heels' lineup at 125-pounds. (Flo Wrestling)
Video: Rammys 2017 - Bad Joke TellingCoaches 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.
Tar Heel Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual HonorsThe 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 2017Relive 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.
Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy AwardsUNC 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)
Three-Time State Champ Brandon Whitman Commits To UNC WrestlingOne of the best wrestlers from the class of 2018 has announced his commitment. Brandon Whitman said he will be wrestling for the University of North Carolina. Whitman is ranked the No. 35 overall recruit among current juniors. Whitman is 150-3 in his career and a three-time state champ. He chose UNC over Minnesota, Virginia Tech, Cornell and Michigan. (Flo Wrestling)
Shooting for the Moon: Tar Heels middleweight makes final season worth itJoey Moon never lacks for a sense of humor or a good laugh. In many ways, he might have been missing self-assuredness. And it wasn’t until his final collegiate wrestling season with UNC that he came to conquer some of this. He won a pair of state championships in high school for Southern Alamance, but he said that was a facade to limited confidence. (Burlington Times News)
I'm A Tar Heel: Joey WardCarolina Fans, I look back and reflect on the great five years that I've been part of the Carolina community. A big reason I chose to come to this great University was the fact that everyone in Chapel Hill "bled Carolina Blue". At the time, I didn't know what that meant but I would soon find out. The minute I stepped on campus I knew I would be calling this place home. (GoHeels.com)
Pins Carry The Day In UNC Wrestling Win Over DukePins by junior Daniel Chaid and freshman Devin Kane and a major decision by redshirt junior Troy Heilmann lifted the North Carolina wrestling team to a 25-15 win over host Duke Wednesday night at Card Gym. Carolina fell into an early 8-0 hole but won five straight bouts to take control of the dual and avenge last year's loss the Blue Devils. (GoHeels.com)
UNC moves home athletic events off campus due to state of emergencyThe UNC athletic department has moved or canceled a handful of on-campus events due to Orange Country's state of emergency after a major water main break. The Tar Heels had several events scheduled on-campus this weekend. UNC has not made an announcement about Saturday's 6 p.m. men's basketball game against Notre Dame as of 5:20 p.m. Friday. (WRAL Sports Fan)
Tar Heels Win Four Bouts In Brawl At The HallUNC and NC State split the first six bouts of the Brawl At The Hall, but the Wolfpack scored a 19-11 win over the Tar Heels Monday at Memorial Hall. Joey Moon, Ethan Ramos, Danny Chaid and Nick Lirette were winners for Carolina, which hosted its first dual at the venerable campus landmark in front of one of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds in UNC wrestling history. (GoHeels.com)