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Ron Miller To Remain At Helm Of UNC Fencing While Coaching Search Continues

Veteran coach Ron Miller will delay his retirement and remain at the helm of the UNC men's and women's fencing teams, UNC Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham announced recently. This season will be Miller's 52nd at Carolina, and he is the only head coach the Tar Heel fencing program has ever known. Miller had announced plans to retire effective Aug. 31, 2018. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Athletics: Community Outreach Year In Review

Carolina Athletics is committed to giving back to the campus and surrounding community. Outreach is a part of UNC's culture, and student-athletes act on a desire to serve and embrace their responsibility as role models. Each team has an outreach representative who organizes service opportunities, and the number of hours devoted to service continues to climb. (GoHeels.com)

Record Number Of Tar Heels Named To ACC Academic Honor Roll

For the third year in a row and the fifth time in the past six years, a record number of Tar Heel have earned spots on the ACC Academic Honor Roll. UNC placed 391 student-athletes, an all-time high, on the ACC's 62nd-annual honor roll, announced on Friday. It's the sixth year in a row that more than 300 Tar Heel student-athletes have earned the recognition. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Finish 13th in Learfield Directors Cup

Seven top-10 finishes and 13 teams in the top 25 led UNC to a 13th-place national showing in the 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors Cup. This is the 19th consecutive year the Tar Heels have finished in the top 15 in the Directors Cup. The Directors Cup measures NCAA post-season competitive success and awards points in a maximum of 19 sports per school. (GoHeels.com)

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)
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