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Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Swimming & Diving.

Total Tar Heels: Feb. 28, 2018

Total Tar Heels provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and things they do away from competition. , a junior on the men's basketball team, has earned Academic All-District honors and is a candidate for Academic All-America recognition. (football) was selected as a semifinalist for the Wooden Citizenship Cup. (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)

UNC Swimming Receives Commitment from NCISAA Record-holder Amy Dragelin

Amy Dragelin, a high school junior from Charlotte has verbally committed to swim for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill beginning in the fall of 2019. A USA Swimming Scholastic All-American, Dragelin wrapped up her junior season with Charlotte Latin School last weekend at the 2018 NCISAA 3A State Championships, winning the 100 free. (Swim Swam)

Historic Weekend For Greg Duncan, Olympic Sports Notes

Competing in the ACC Championships for the first time, freshman Greg Duncan accomplished a feat no North Carolina male diver had achieved in 60 years. Duncan won the three-meter diving competition on Wednesday and the one-meter diving event on Thursday. In doing so, he became the first Tar Heel to sweep the springboard events since 1958. (GoHeels.com)

Greg Duncan Becomes First Tar Heel To Sweep Diving At ACC Championships Since 1958

The UNC aquatics program was on display again Thursday at the 2018 ACC Women's Swimming and Diving and Men's Diving Championships. Co-captain Caroline Baldwin placed second in the women's 50-yard freestyle while Greg Duncan became the first Tar Heel men's diver since 1958 to sweep the one-meter and three-meter events at the conference meet. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic Sports Notes

With the return of leading goal scorer and top assist-maker Andy Matthews, the UNC men's lacrosse team entered the season featuring another strong attack. Still, someone needed to fill the void created by the departure of , who scored 32 goals last season to finish with 120 in his career. That replacement has proven to be junior Timmy Kelly. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Olympic Sports Notes

For the fourth straight year, both the UNC men's and women's tennis teams will be heading to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships. As part of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, the fifth-ranked UNC women defeated Winthrop 4-0 Friday before beating Illinois 4-0 Saturday. The latter win earned the team a spot in the championship. (GoHeels.com)

Nicole Greene's Historic High Jump, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

Nicole Greene high-jumped a personal best of 6 feet, 2 inches (1.88 meters) during the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Saturday. Her previous personal best of 6-1 ½ (1.87 meters) was set as a high school senior in 2015. Greene's jump stands as the best in the country this season. It also tied for the second-highest mark in UNC history in the indoor women's high jump. (GoHeels.com)

Greg Duncan wins national championship in synchronized three-meter dive for UNC

Four UNC divers competed in the 2017 USA Diving Winter National Championships in Greensboro from Dec. 13 through Dec. 19. The event was highlighted by freshman Greg Duncan, who won a national championship in the three-meter synchronized dive. Two UNC men’s and two women’s divers qualified for the championships, which featured 150 top divers from across the nation. (Daily Tar Heel)

Janelle Bailey Thriving, Olympic Sports Notes

Over the past two seasons, the North Carolina women's basketball team's first back-to-back losing campaigns since 1989-91, the Tar Heels' most glaring weakness has been the lack of a reliable post presence. The sample size might be limited. But through eight games this season, freshman center Janelle Bailey has appeared to be the solution to that problem. (GoHeels.com)

Total Tar Heels: Nov. 22, 2017

As we look ahead to Thanksgiving tomorrow, read on for numerous ways that UNC student-athletes show their gratitude and give back to our community. We're grateful for the way they represent Carolina. Total Tar Heels is a digest that provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and some of the things they do away from competition. (GoHeels.com)

Paris Kea Living Up To The Hype, UNC Olympic Sport Notes

As the North Carolina women's basketball team has navigated a 2-2 start, Paris Kea has lived up to the hype that landed her a spot on the preseason All-ACC team. Averaging 25.3 points through four games, Kea leads the ACC in scoring. She also ranks fourth in the conference with a 58.8 shooting percentage. But she's excelled in other areas, as well. (GoHeels.com)

Defense Leads UNC Field Hockey To Final Four, Olympic Notes

It seemed appropriate for UNC to extend its season behind its defense. The Tar Heels had allowed only two goals in their first four postseason games. Before surrendering one in the 35th minute Sunday, 250 minutes, 30 seconds of game time separated them from the last goal they surrendered. UNC's defense will continue to be key Friday, when it faces No. 1 Connecticut. (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)

UNC diver Greg Duncan Making A Splash

The rumblings about Greg Duncan began last October when Duncan announced his commitment to North Carolina. At that time, few schools in the country knew much about Duncan, a diver from Oakton, Va. But despite more programs starting to show interest in Duncan following his commitment, Sanchez said Duncan still hadn't quite proven himself to many. (GoHeels.com)
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