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UNC Recognizes Top 10 Scholar-Athlete Award Winners

Ten UNC student-athletes have been honored as this year's Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, recognizing seniors who have maintained the highest cumulative grade point averages as a member of a varsity team. The Top 10 Scholar-Athletes generally are recognized at UNC's Academic Awards Luncheon, which was cancelled this year due to the Covid-19 shutdown. (GoHeels.com)

Seven UNC Teams Earn Public Recognition Awards For Top APRs

Seven UNC athletic programs earned perfect 1000s in Academic Progress Rates and received recognition awards from the NCAA, the third most recognition awards in the ACC and the most among public institutions in the ACC: Women's fencing, men's golf, women's lacrosse, men's and women's soccer, women's swimming and diving, and women's tennis. (GoHeels.com)

Four UNC Student-Athletes Honored With Chancellor's Awards

Katie Hoeg, a senior on the North Carolina women's lacrosse team, has been selected as the winner of this year's Memorial Award, an honor that goes each year to one outstanding UNC student-athlete. Other award winners for 2019-20 are Nicole Greene (Track & Field), Ashley Smith (Cross Country/ Track & Field), and Ezra Wright (Fencing) (GoHeels.com)

Four UNC Student-Athletes Earn Phi Beta Kappa Induction

Four UNC student-athletes have been selected for Phi Beta Kappa honorary society induction this spring. Andrew Fregenal (fencing), Madeline Kraft (cross country), Emerson Porter (track & field) and Sofia Triana (rowing) were among 213 students honored. Their induction brings the number of student-athletes honored this school year to nine. (GoHeels.com)

Photos: National Girls & Women in Sports Day at UNC

Hundreds of people gathered at UNC’s indoor practice facility for National Girls & Women in Sports Day in Chapel Hill on Sunday, January 19. Participants practiced with UNC’s women’s soccer team. Members of UNC’s softball team practiced throwing the ball with participants. UNC’s field hockey team was among the many women’s teams in attendance. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC celebrates eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

It was a day of celebrating women's sports at North Carolina, as 15 varsity teams representing 36 national championships greeted over 1,200 visitors for UNC's eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Each team set up a station with a "mini-clinic" so the hundreds of grade-school children could get autographs from their favorite UNC athletes. (Daily Tar Heel)

Five UNC Student-Athletes Inducted Into Phi Beta Kappa

Five Tar Heel student-athletes were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society on November 6. Katie Hoeg (women's lacrosse), Jackie Litynski (women's fencing), Luke Peterson (men's cross country/track), Liz Roberts (women's basketball) and (women's fencing) were among 162 North Carolina students honored at the fall ceremony. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Athletes' Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

The percentages of Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees at the North Carolina improved again in several NCAA measures released today, including single-year and four-year cohorts in both the Graduation Success Rates and the Federal Graduation Rate. UNC's GSR for the incoming class of 2012-13 shot up to 93 percent. (GoHeels.com)

‘He is the program.’ UNC’s first and only fencing coach retires after 52 years.

Until late June, Ron Miller, 74, had been at the helm of the UNC fencing program for 52 years. He was the school’s only fencing coach since it started in 1967. He’d coached 14 collegiate All-Americans, five U.S. National Fencing Team selections and two Olympians, and he’d sent at least one UNC fencer to the NCAA Championships in each season of his career. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC’s Bubba Cunningham eager to see impact of 5 new coaches

North Carolina’s numerous coaching changes last season were a surprise to athletic director Bubba Cunningham. The Tar Heels enter next season with five new head coaches, including returning to football more than two decades after his first stint and ’s arrival in the first women’s basketball change since 1986. (Associated Press)
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