Gold Medalist, All-American, Swimming Hall of Famer Thompson Mann Passes Away

An Olympic gold medalist, world record holder, and one of the greatest men's swimmers ever to represent the University of North Carolina, died April 4 at age 76. A Virginia native who was inducted into the International Swimming Hall of Fame in 1984, Mann was the first man to break the one-minute mark in the 100-meter backstroke. (


Aranza Vazquez Wins Three-Meter For Second NCAA Diving Title
One national title wasn't enough for North Carolina diver Aranza Vazquez – so she went and earned herself another. Twenty-four hours after winning the one-meter...

National Champion! Aranza Vazques Becomes First UNC Diver to Win NCAA Title
History was made Thursday at the NCAA Women's Swimming and Diving Championships, as Aranza Vazquez became the first UNC diver to win a national title...

Armando Bacot Among Four Tar Heels To Earn ACC Postgraduate Recognition
Four Tar Heels have been honored as 2023 Weaver-James-Corrigan-Swofford Postgraduate Scholarship Awards, as announced on Friday by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Armando Bacot (men's basketball),...

Aranza Vazquez Sweeps ACC Diving Gold Medals
UNC's Aranza Vazquez won the platform diving competition Friday at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championships and became the first diver to sweep the 1-meter,...

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