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2-time All-American Walker Davis commits to UNC Swimming

Walker Davis, who hails from Charlottesville, Virginia, has announced his verbal commitment to the University of North Carolina. A junior at Albemarle High School and 2-time NISCA All-American, Davis won the 100 back (48.63) and was runner-up in the 50 free (20.51) at the 2020 Virginia High School Class 5A State Swimming and Diving Championships. (Swim Swam)

UNC celebrates eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day

It was a day of celebrating women's sports at North Carolina, as 15 varsity teams representing 36 national championships greeted over 1,200 visitors for UNC's eighth annual National Girls and Women in Sports Day. Each team set up a station with a "mini-clinic" so the hundreds of grade-school children could get autographs from their favorite UNC athletes. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Swimming Sweeps Navy To Open 2020

The UNC swimming and diving teams opened 2020 with a pair of wins over visiting Navy Saturday morning at Koury Natatorium. The No. 16 Tar Heel women were dominant in a 163-131 victory, while the No. 22 UNC men held off the Midshipmen by a 160-140 margin. "I think the women's team was really dominant today," coach said. (

Tar Heels Team Up To Make The Holidays Brighter

For over 20 years, Orange County Social Services (OCSS) has been helping families in need with holiday assistance, bringing joy into their lives this time of year. Carolina Athletics plays a role in that, partnering with OCSS for the annual Share Your Holiday program, the longest-running Christmastime project in which UNC student-athletes participate. (

Tar Heel Athletes' Graduation Rates Continue To Climb

The percentages of Tar Heel student-athletes who earned their undergraduate degrees at the North Carolina improved again in several NCAA measures released today, including single-year and four-year cohorts in both the Graduation Success Rates and the Federal Graduation Rate. UNC's GSR for the incoming class of 2012-13 shot up to 93 percent. (

Who dominates the ACC outside football and basketball?

North Carolina runs not just the ACC but also the women's college soccer world. The Tar Heels own by far the most national titles in the sport, with 21. Carolina also has dominated field hockey. The Tar Heels have seven national titles and 21 ACC championships and won the title last season. UNC has 11 individual swimming & diving national champions. (

Four Tar Heels Heading to Stanford for USA Swimming Nationals

Four members of the UNC swimming and diving program will be in action this week at the 2019 National Championships at the Stanford Avery Aquatic Center. Rising senior Bryanna Cameron and juniors Emma Cole and Allie Reiter will represent the UNC women, while junior Eli Coan will represent the men. Cameron kicks off the event in the 200 butterfly. (

UNC’s Bubba Cunningham eager to see impact of 5 new coaches

North Carolina’s numerous coaching changes last season were a surprise to athletic director Bubba Cunningham. The Tar Heels enter next season with five new head coaches, including returning to football more than two decades after his first stint and ’s arrival in the first women’s basketball change since 1986. (Associated Press)

Total Tar Heels: UNC Athletes Excel Outside of Competition

was honored at the Chancellor's Awards as the winner of the Memorial Award, which goes to the student-athlete who has performed with distinction in his or her sport and contributed to the Carolina community through co-curricular activities. Former UNC football player is pursuing a joint MD/PhD. (

UNC Strength & Conditioning Honors Top Performers

The UNC Strength & Conditioning staff announced team awards for the 2018-19 school year, recognizing student-athletes from Olympic sports who excelled as part of in-season and out-of-season programs. Blaine Boyden from men's tennis and Marissa Creatore from field hockey – were recognized as their teams' Iron Rams for the third year in a row. (
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