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Alexa Graham to play for ITA All-American singles title on ESPNU Sunday

UNC's Alexa Graham made a dramatic comeback to win her semifinals match Saturday at the ITA All-American Championships. Now, Graham seeks to become only the second Tar Heel women's tennis player to capture the Women's All-American singles title when she takes on Ashley Lahey of Pepperdine in the title match on ESPNU Sunday at 7 p.m. ET. (

Alexa Graham Reaches Semifinals At ITA All-Americans

UNC's Alexa Graham advanced to the singles semifinals on Friday at the ITA Women's All-American Championships. Graham, seeded No. 3, was the highest seeded player to reach the quarterfinals after her 6-0, 6-2 win over 16th seed Meible Chi of Duke. On Friday evening, Graham defeated No. 13 seed Christina Rosca of Vanderbilt, 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4. (

Alexa Graham, Cameron Morra Win Singles Titles At Furman Fall Classic

Alexa Graham and Cameron Morra each won singles championships Sunday in the final day of the Debbie Southern Furman Fall Classic at the Mickel Tennis Center. No. 4 Graham capped off an outstanding weekend with three wins over top-50 ranked opponents. No. 12 Morra topped Lexi Ryngler of Texas in the flight 2 singles championship, 6-1, 6-4. (

3 UNC Women's Tennis Seniors In Top-10 Preseason National Rankings

The Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) announced its Division I preseason women's tennis national rankings Tuesday. North Carolina, which advanced to the NCAA Championships semifinals last spring, led all schools with three players in the top 10. Makenna Jones and Alexa Graham are No. 3 and 4 respectively, while Sara Daavettila is No. 7. (

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. (

Josh Peck, Simon Soendergaard, UNC Men's Tennis Earn ITA Academic Honors

The UNC men's tennis team has been honored as an All-Academic Team, and Josh Peck and Simon Soendergaard have been named All-Academic Scholar Athletes during the 2018-19 school year. The Tar Heels, who advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the second time in three years, won the team award for posting a team grade point average above 3.2. (

Anna Harmon Named ITA Scholar-Athlete

Anna Harmon of the North Carolina women's tennis team was named an ITA Scholar-Athlete this week for her outstanding work in the classroom during the 2018-19 season. Harmon is a neuroscience major at UNC. In order to earn ITA Scholar-Athlete status a player must be a varsity letter winner, have a grade point average of at least 3.50 (on a 4.00 scale). (

Alexa Graham to Represent UNC Women's Tennis at Pan American Games

UNC women's tennis standout Alexa Graham will represent the U.S. in the 2019 Pan American Games July 29-August 4 in Lima, Peru. Graham is the lone collegiate women's player named to the team. The Pan American Games are a competition for countries in North, South, and Central America held every four years in the year prior to the Olympic Games. (

Tar Heels Claim 21st Top-10 Directors' Cup Finish

A national championship in field hockey, an NCAA runner-up finish in women's soccer and a trio of third-place ties led the University of North Carolina to 10th place in the final 2018-19 Directors' Cup standings. It's the 21st time in 26 years of the Directors' Cup the Tar Heels have finished in the top 10. UNC amassed 987 points, 0.17 points ahead of LSU. (

Five Tar Heels Selected Women's Tennis All-America

North Carolina Women's Tennis placed Jessie Aney, Alexa Graham, Makenna Jones, Cameron Morra, and Sara Daavettila on the 2019 Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) NCAA Division I All-America list, more than any other program in the country. UNC has had five different players earn All-America status in successive seasons for the first time. (
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