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UNC is one of a few college volleyball teams with every player wearing masks for matches

UNC volleyball coach ’s team has worn masks for every practice. The measures seem to have been effective since no Tar Heels have tested positive for COVID-19. As odd as it was to see players wearing masks during a match, it didn’t seem to effect their play as the Tar Heels split the first two matches of the season at Virginia Tech. (Tar Heel Tribune)

UNC Volleyball Drops 5-Set Match At Virginia Tech

The Tar Heels battled back from a two-set deficit, but North Carolina was unable to complete the reverse sweep, dropping a five set match 3-2 at Virginia Tech on Friday night (Highlights). Virginia Tech won the first two sets. Although UNC responded to take sets three and four, the Hokies bounced back to win the deciding frame and split the series, 1-1. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Tops Virginia Tech, 3-1, In Season Opener

UNC Volleyball earned a 3-1 win at Virginia Tech to begin the 2020 season on Thursday (Highlights). The Tar Heels out-aced Virginia Tech 6-0 and out-blocked the Hokies 12.5 to six, led by freshman Kaya Merkler with seven. Although Carolina got off to a slow start, hitting under .100, the Tar Heels took the first set and commanded the final two frames. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Begins 2020 Season At Virginia Tech Thursday

After nearly two months of practice, North Carolina's long-awaited 2020 volleyball season begins at Virginia Tech Thursday at 8 p.m. on the ACC Network. UNC faces the Hokies again Friday at 5 p.m. before returning to Chapel Hill. Friday's match will be available on ACCNX. Following a week off, UNC hosts Virginia in Carmichael Arena Oct. 9 and 11. (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)

A young UNC volleyball team set to improve in 2020

The North Carolina volleyball team is seeking redemption. Coming off of a losing 2018 season, the Tar Heels proved their ability to come back this past year, impressively defeating No. 23 Florida State from an 0-2 set deficit. With only one senior on the roster, UNC will aim to transform this young team into one that can compete for an ACC Championship. (Daily Tar Heel)

Destiny Cox Selected To Preseason All-ACC Volleyball Team

North Carolina Volleyball has been tabbed seventh in the preseason ACC poll with junior Destiny Cox earning preseason All-ACC honors, as voted on by the league's head coaches. Carolina finished the 2019 season third with 12 ACC wins. Two-year returning starter, Cox owns 436 kills, averaging 2.48 kills per set in her first two seasons as a Tar Heel. (GoHeels.com)

Destiny Cox, a Tar Heel born and bred superstar for UNC Volleyball

competed in track and field at UNC from 1997 to 2001, setting a school record for the indoor 60-meter dash before competing in the women's 4x400-meter relay at the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics. Since childhood, everyone assumed Destiny Cox, too, would run track — until that fateful night at the dinner table when Destiny spoke up. (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)

UNC to begin fall sports season without fans

North Carolina AD Bubba Cunningham: "We will begin our fall sport seasons without fans at home events. This includes Football, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Men's and Women's Soccer and Volleyball. This attendance restriction will last through September with the hope that we can increase capacity in October. Tailgating also will not be allowed on campus." (GoHeels.com)
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