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Carolina Insider Podcast: FSU Preview, Andrew Platek, William Blumberg

UNC played some of its best basketball of the season in beating Syracuse on Tuesday night and now faces a very good Florida State team in Tallahassee. discusses his senior season, the Miami game winner, and his cat meme. Then, visit with eight-time All American from Carolina men's tennis Read More...

UNC Women's Tennis Ranked No. 1 To Begin Season

North Carolina starts the 2021 season right where the 2020 campaign ended at the top of the Oracle ITA Division I women's tennis rankings. This is the 47th time that Carolina has been ranked No. 1 by the ITA. The Tar Heels return their full roster from last season – highlighted by five All-America standouts, including Alexa Graham and Sara Daavettila. (GoHeels.com)

Seven Tar Heels In 2021 Men's Tennis ITA Preseason Rankings

Seven North Carolina men's tennis players have earned 2021 preseason rankings from the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, the ITA announced this week. Four Tar Heels grabbed spots in the top 100 singles rankings to enter the season, including No. 2 , No. 41 Benjamin Sigouin, No. 55 Rinky Hijikata, and No. 100 Josh Peck. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Men's Tennis Starts Season Strong At Tar Heel Invitational

University of North Carolina men's tennis players went 3-1 in singles and 2-1 in doubles in opening-day action at the Tar Heel Invitational on Sunday, the Tar Heels' first individual action of the 2020-21 season. Players from UNC, Tennessee, and Charlotte took part in the season kickoff action on the indoor courts at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. (GoHeels.com)

Alexa Graham Wins ITA National Fall Championship

Alexa Graham is one of the best players in the history of UNC women's tennis. She has twice guided the Tar Heels to indoor team national titles, three ACC titles, and is a five-time All-American, yet an individual ITA crown had eluded the Garden City, New York, native. That was erased Sunday in the finals of the Oracle ITA National Fall Championship. (GoHeels.com)

Hayley Carter Seeded 10th At French Open Doubles Draw

Former UNC women's tennis standout is seeded 10th in the doubles draw at the French Open. Playing with Luisa Stefani at Roland-Garros in Paris, the tandem are making their third Grand Slam appearance in 2020 after competing at the Australian Open and US Open. Carter and Stefani will begin play in the Round of 64 scheduled for Wednesday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Student-Athlete Advisory Council creates voter registration initiative

Despite the uncertainty concerning many details of their upcoming sports seasons, UNC athletes are still finding a way to make their mark. This fall, an athlete-led voter initiative is working toward 100 percent voter registration among eligible athletes on UNC's 28 varsity sports teams. The project is organizing a voter registration drive. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC athletes had a Saturday march on Franklin Street

, the director of basketball operations for men’s basketball, said he learned of the march when texted the team’s group chat. May said he stayed off to the side, but wanted to show support with his presence. “I thought it was super powerful that that many young people get together at the spur of the moment for something that is bigger than them,” May said. (Charlotte Observer)

Tar Heels Gain From ACC Summer Development Program

Eleven Tar Heels participated in the ACC's Professional Development Academy over the summer, gaining valuable experience during a time when many plans were derailed by COVID-19. The six-week virtual program gave each participant the opportunity to forge new connections, learn from a range of speakers, and develop personal and career goals. (GoHeels.com)

Podcast: Interview with Sara Daavettila, 2019 ITA Fall National Champion and 5x All-American

2019 ITA Fall National Champion and 5x All-American Sara Daavettila of North Carolina joins the show to discuss her Tar Heels’ 2020 women's tennis season, the secrets behind the UNC program’s success, how she decided whether to come back to school for another season, the differences between pro and college tennis, and so much more. (Apple Podcasts)
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