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Swimming Legend Sue Walsh Makes Waves With Swim Across America And In Cancer Fight

Swimming and philanthropy go hand-in-hand for . She was introduced to Swim Across America through her 1980 U.S. Olympic teammate Craig Beardsley, and the organization’s mission of funding life-saving cancer treatments was a way to give back. Sue was a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic team and 10-time national champion at UNC. (Swim Across America)

Video: UNC Historian Freddie Kiger Spins Tar Heel Tales At Sutton's

Longtime University of North Carolina historian Freddie Kiger talks about the rich history of UNC and Olympic Sports at Carolina for an audience at Sutton's Drug Store in Chapel Hill. (View Video)

Ten Tar Heel Things To Watch In 2023-24

UNC's first day of classes is around the corner, and training camps and exhibition games have begun. The regular season arrives this week when the women's soccer team visits Penn State on Thursday. There's plenty of reason to be excited about UNC Athletics. Here are 10 things for Tar Heel fans to look forward to entering the 2023-24 academic year. (

Video: Locked On Tar Heels - 10 Most Impactful UNC Athletics Storylines Of 2022-23, Part I

It’s time to look back at the top 10 UNC athletics storylines of the 2022-23 academic year. Part one includes ’s miracle shot against Ohio State in MSG, the difficult women’s basketball schedule, individual national championships in wrestling and diving, and the insanely close football games against in-state ACC schools. (View Video)

Carolina Women Win Through More Than Just Championships

UNC's FORevHER Tar Heels campaign launched four years ago and is making a strong impact on women student-athletes, their coaches, and our community. The initiative, started in 2019 by The Rams Club and Carolina Athletics, celebrates and supports women student-athletes at UNC and after they leave. The program has raised $144 million. (

Aranza Vazquez Montaño Claims Second Medal At World Aquatic Championships

UNC rising senior Montaño claimed her second medal of the 2023 World Aquatic Championships on Tuesday, winning silver in diving's mixed three-meter and 10-meter team event. Former Tar Heel diver Anton Down-Jenkins helped New Zealand to a 13th-place finish in the event. Vazquez earned her first world championship medal Saturday. (

UNC Diver Aranza Vazquez Moñtano Wins Bronze At World Championships

UNC diver Moñtano, a member of the Mexico swimming and diving team, won bronze in the one-meter springboard competition at the 2023 World Aquatics Championships on Saturday. It was the first world championship medal for Vazquez, who represented Mexico at the 2020 Tokyo Games and likely will participate in the 2024 Olympics. (

Four Tar Heels Headed To World Aquatic Championships

Four members of the North Carolina swimming and diving program will represent their respective countries at the 2023 World Aquatics Championships in Fukuoka, Japan, beginning Friday, July 14. Anton Down-Jenkins, Alex Hart, and Aranza Våzquez Montaño will compete in the diving well, while Patrick Hussey will participate in the swimming events. (

UNC Swimmers Skyler Smith, Boyd Poelke To Compete At National Championship Meet

Rising senior Boyd Poelke and rising junior Skyler Smith will represent UNC at the 2023 Phillips 66 National Championships, which begin Tuesday, June 27, and conclude Saturday, July 1, at the Indiana University Natatorium. Prelims begin at 10 a.m. ET, with finals at 7 p.m. ET. Coverage starts at 6:30 p.m. on and 7 p.m. on Peacock. (

Top 5 Highs And Lows Of UNC's 2022-23 Sports Season

With the 2022-23 UNC sports season in the books, it’s time to look ahead to 2023-24 and look back on the year that was. Tar Heel teams across nearly 30 sports competed in various NCAA championships, with results ranging from the top of the mountain to the depths of despair. I’m taking a look back at the Top 5 and Bottom 5 moments of the season. (
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