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UNC Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Awards For Olympic Sports

The 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)

North Carolina Tops ACC Public Schools In APR Recognitions

The 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)

The absolutely normal life of UNC fencer Amelia Cuomo

Amelia Cuomo doesn’t want to hear about your busy schedule. Cuomo, 19, participates in the UNC athletic bands. She’s in the Carolina Choir. Her majors? Physics and mathematics. Oh, and not to mention she’s a Division 1 student-athlete. Yes, Cuomo walked onto the UNC fencing team in 2017. Had she fenced a bout in her life? No. But did that stop her? (Argyle Report)

Ron Miller ends a staggering 51 years in charge at UNC

The recipient of multiple honors throughout his epic career with UNC, Ron Miller started the school’s fencing program back in 1967. However, far from limping into retirement, he was only recently named the 2018 ACC Coach of the Year, for both his men’s and women’s teams. In February, his women’s squad pulled a huge upset at this year’s ACC Championships. (Fencing.net)

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC 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)

After 51 Years, Ron Miller Retires As Tar Heel Fencing Coach

After 51 years and 1,553 victories, Ron Miller is retiring as coach of the UNC men's and women's fencing programs. He coached UNC's first varsity fencing team, in 1967-68, and has mentored thousands of Tar Heel student-athletes since then. "Ron's dedication to Carolina and the sport of fencing is just incredible," UNC Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham said. (GoHeels.com)

Cody Roberts Thriving At Leadoff Spot, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

Never in Cody Roberts' baseball career had he batted leadoff. But out of necessity, he's recently assumed that spot in the UNC baseball team's batting order. And both he and the Tar Heels are reaping benefits. Since moving to the top of the order for the series opener against Pittsburgh on March 16, Roberts is batting .393 with a home run, six RBI and 10 runs scored. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Women's Fencing Surprises, Olympic Sports Notes

For the first time in North Carolina women's fencing program history, the Tar Heels claimed the ACC title, beating Duke for the first since 2015 and then defeating the Blue Devils and Notre Dame, the defending NCAA champion, in a fence-off. Timmy Kelly scored a career-high four goals to lead the Carolina men's lacrosse team to a 13-11 victory at Johns Hopkins. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Claims First ACC Women's Fencing Championship

UNC claimed its first ACC championship in women's fencing Sunday, pulling off an upset of epic proportions by beating Duke for the first time since 2015 and then claiming fence-offs against the Blue Devils and Notre Dame, the defending NCAA champion. The third-seeded Tar Heels celebrated on the Carmichael Arena court, donning "ACC Champion" caps and t-shirts. (GoHeels.com)

Ron Miller A Constant For Carolina Fencing

If the person he's speaking with attended North Carolina, they'll often start reflecting on their time there and how, at some point in the late 1900s, they learned about fencing in a physical education class taught by Ron Miller, the fencing team's head coach. "Yep, Coach Miller is still here." And that's been the case for the last 51 years. (GoHeels.com)

UNC's Graduation Success Rate Rises In NCAA Data

Nine Carolina teams scored 100 percent for the four-year period in their respective Graduation Success Rates (GSR) including men's and women's fencing, field hockey, women's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis and volleyball. Nineteen sports topped 80 percent and 23 sports reached at least 75 percent in the GSR. (GoHeels.com)

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)
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