UNC Swimming & Diving

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Swimming & Diving.

UNC diver Emily Grund raising awareness, funds for other young people with cancer

UNC diver Emily Grund had never heard of her cancer before, and she wants to do something about that. She is sharing her story with other student groups at Carolina to help spread the word to others and support UNC Lineberger’s AYA Cancer program, which focuses on physical, mental, and emotional needs of young adults ages 13-39 with cancer. (UNC Lineberger)

UNC Diver Emily Grund Announces Remission From Leukemia

University of North Carolina diver Emily Grund announced on Instagram Wednesday that her leukemia has been declared in remission. Grund received an outpouring of support on social media from swimming and diving teams across the country. Grund has qualified for the NCAA Championships in each of her three seasons diving for the Tar Heels. (Swim Swam)

Safety Guidelines For UNC Winter Sports Through December

UNC is excited to welcome fans back for Winter sports events, including basketball, gymnastics, swimming & diving and wrestling. As with Fall events, safety of student-athletes, coaches and staff, and the UNC community remains a priority. Everyone attending events must comply with local protocols and the University's COVID-19 Community Standards. (

Recapping UNC Olympians' performances in Tokyo

UNC had two former women's soccer stars on the US team that medaled in yet another Olympics. and come home with a bronze. Pitcher Ryder Ryan threw five scoreless innings across four games, including a scoreless inning a losing effort in the Gold Medal Game. qualified in the 400m hurdles but did not medal. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (August 6 Update)

The USA baseball team beat South Korea to advance to gold medal match against Japan. Ryder Ryan has been phenomenal in relief, pitching four innings, surrendering one hit, no runs, and no walks while striking out four. Ryan also picked up the semifinal win against South Korea. Ryan and are guaranteed at least a silver medal. (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (August 4 Update)

11 of the 12 Tar Heels in Tokyo have begun competition. Only Camilla Feeley (Rhythmic Gymnastics) has not. and will play against Australia for the women's soccer bronze medal. The US baseball team lost to Japan in the winner's bracket. They then defeated Dominican Republic and are one win away from the gold medal game. (All Tar Heels)

UNC’s Down-Jenkins Places 8th In Olympics Diving

After qualifying for the men’s three-meter springboard semifinals at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, North Carolina diver Anton Down-Jenkins sent himself through to the medal round where he placed 8th out of 12 competitors. Down-Jenkins qualified for the medal round by placing 8th out of 18 in the semifinals. It was the end of a hard road for Down-Jenkins. (

UNC Divers Make Splash At Olympic Games

UNC’s Anton Down-Jenkins is making waves at the Olympic Games…literally. The rising senior diver, competing for his home country of New Zealand, advanced to the semifinals of the Olympic 3-meter springboard competition. He finished 16th with 394.45 points. Down-Jenkins and Aranza Vazquez of Mexico are the first Heels to compete in Olympic diving. (

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (July 31 Update)

The US women's soccer team ( and ) survived a thrilling quarterfinal match against the Netherlands, advancing 4-2 on penalty kicks. Rising North Carolina sophomore Aranza Vazquez advanced to the 3-meter springboard diving final. The US women's rugby team (Naya Tapper) has completed competition and finished sixth. (All Tar Heels)

Tar Heels in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics (July 28 Update)

UNC is represented by 12 current students and alumni at the Tokyo Olympics. Seven of the 12 athletes have not yet begun competition. The five who have are women’s soccer players. On the positive side, (Great Britain), (USA), (USA), and Lotte Wubben-Moy (Great Britain) have advanced to the knockout rounds. (All Tar Heels)
< BackNext >

© 2005-2022 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.