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The stories of Tar Heel coaches who led multiple different teams, Part 1

was UNC’s first ever men’s basketball coach. The former Olympic medal-winning sprinter had origially come to Chapel Hill to coach track when he was asked to help the newly formed basketball team. 's record as the coach of the women’s soccer team is unparalleled, but he actually started as coach of the men’s team. (Tar Heel Blog)

Victor Olofsson, Tim Schels Earn Men's Soccer All-ACC Academic Honors

UNC men's soccer players Victor Olofsson and Tim Schels earned All-ACC Academic Team honors for the 2020-21 season, the ACC announced Wednesday. Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one's academic career. (GoHeels.com)

Eight Tar Heels Named To Women's Soccer All-ACC Academic Team

UNC Women's Soccer has placed eight student-athletes on the 2021 Academic All-ACC team. The Honorees include Abby Allen, Maycee Bell, Talia Dellaperuta, Claudia Dickey, Aleigh Gambone, Rachel Jones, Sam Meza, and . Minimum academic requirements are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average. (GoHeels.com)

Brianna Pinto, Rachel Jones Earl All-District Academic Honors

Two Tar Heels have earned Academic All-District women's soccer honors based on academic and athletic success over the past year. Rachel Jones and were named to the District 3 team and are candidates for CoSIDA Academic All-America honors. Jones and Pinto were starters for the 2020-21 Tar Heels, who reached the College Cup. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: UNC Athletic Year Recap & More

Take a final look at the 2020-21 athletic year at UNC with Jones Angell and Adam Lucas. Also, UNC grad Rob Friedman (AKA @PitchingNinja) joins the show. Plus, Dickie V revisits his roots, Duke played that Cascada song at Coach K's retirement press conference, and we announce the 2021 Poddy nominees. (Listen To Podcast)

Tar Heels Third In Directors' Cup Standings Following Fall & Winter Sports

North Carolina is in third place in the 2020-21 Directors' Cup standings, which the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA) released Thursday. UNC's fall and winter sports amassed 696.50 points, most in the Atlantic Coast Conference and third most among all schools behind Stanford (770.00) and Michigan (769.50). (GoHeels.com)

US soccer superstar Tobin Heath wants to be seen as 'an artist on the field' - and off of it, too

Artistry and athleticism are often viewed as incongruous. But in rare instances, they combine to form something brilliant, and that's plain to see when plays soccer. "My interest in life and creating go to the core of who I am," Heath said. "I see football as an art. That's the way that I want to be seen as an athlete — as an artist on the field." (Insider.com)

Crystal Dunn becoming one of the most important faces of Women’s soccer

Whether on the soccer field or talking about bringing more inclusion to women’s soccer, is ready to play. Dunn is also getting more comfortable as one of the faces of women’s soccer so much so that Mastercard named her a Global Ambassador in their partnership with the NWSL. Dunn would like to see others stretch out of their comfort zone. (FanSided)

UNC Men's Soccer Finishes Ranked No. 4 In Coaches Poll

The UNC men's soccer team finished the 2020-21 season ranked No. 4 in the final United Soccer Coaches poll. Unseeded in the NCAA Tournament, the Tar Heels edged Charlotte on penalty kicks in the second round. North Carolina then upset fourth-seeded Stanford and fifth-seeded Wake Forest on the way to an improbable but satisfying final four run. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Honors Top Ten Scholar-Athletes

UNC has announced the winners of this year's Top 10 Scholar-Athlete awards, recognizing seniors who have maintained the highest cumulative grade point averages while representing UNC as a member of a varsity team. The recognitions go to the top five men and top five women. This year's honorees carry a combined average GPA of 3.91. (GoHeels.com)
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