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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. (

Legendary UNC Track & Field Coach Dennis Craddock Passes Away

, the UNC's men's and women's head cross country and track and field coach for 27 years, died Tuesday. A member of the United States Track and Field/Cross Country Coaches Association Hall of Fame since 2013, Craddock would have turned 74 on Sept. 20. Craddock's teams at UNC and the University of Virginia won 45 ACC championships. (

Record 405 Tar Heels Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

A record 405 UNC student-athletes have been named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll. It marks the fourth straight year that UNC has established a new high and the first time more than 400 Tar Heels were named to the list. The ACC Honor Roll is comprised of student-athletes who registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the academic year. (

Four Tar Heels Competing at World University Games

Four members of the UNC track and field teams are in action this week at the 2019 World University Games in Naples, Italy. Anna Keefer and Jill Shippee will represent the Tar Heel women while Daniel McArthur and Isaiah Palmer are competing on the men's side. Keefer will be in action in three events: The long jump, 100 meters, and 4x400 relay. (

Nicole Green Wins High Jump Gold at NACAC U23 Championships

North Carolina rising senior Nicole Greene added to her impressive résumé by winning gold in the high jump at the 2019 NACAC U23 Championships Saturday in Queretaro, Mexico. The 2018 NCAA indoor champion and 2019 NCAA outdoor runner-up cleared 6-1 1/2 (1.87 meters) to top the podium, besting Mexico's Ximena Esquivel on fewer misses. (

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)

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. (

Chris Miltenberg to Direct UNC Track & Field, Cross Country Programs

UNC has named Chris Miltenberg, who has served as director of track and field and cross country at Stanford the past seven years, to that same position. Under Miltenberg's leadership, the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association named Stanford men's track and field/cross country the Division I Program of the Year in 2019. (

UNC Track & Field Coach Harlis Meaders' Contract Will Not Be Renewed

UNC will not renew the contract of , Head Coach and Director of Men's and Women's Track and Field and Cross Country, when it expires at the end of June, Director of Athletics Bubba Cunningham announced Tuesday. "We have not achieved the level of success...that we expect, and it is time to take the program in a new direction." (

Nicole Greene Earns Runner-Up Finish At First NCAA Outdoor Championships

UNC's Nicole Greene placed second in the women's high jump Saturday at the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships. Greene's performance marks UNC's best finish in the outdoor event since Sheena Gordon (2nd) in 2006. Greene became the second woman in UNC history to win the women's indoor high jump title at the 2018 NCAA Championships. (
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