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UNC Volleyball Splits Day One of UC Irvine Invitational, Sagula Earns 600th UNC Win

Despite dropping Friday's opener vs. Cal, North Carolina bounced back to top UC Irvine, 3-1, as head coach picked up his 600th UNC win Friday night at the UC Irvine Invitational. "To me this win tonight is win number one of the start of a lot of new things for this team," Sagula said. "I hope it will inspire us to know what we can become." (

UNC Volleyball Falls to No. 3 Minnesota in Season-Opening Setback

The Tar Heels dropped a three-set match to No. 3 Minnesota in Carmichael Arena on Friday. Opening the season against a top-10 opponent for the third straight year, the Tar Heels showed noticeable improvement against the perennial powerhouse as the match progressed. UNC wraps up the ACC/Big Ten Challenge Saturday at 6:30 p.m. vs. No. 5 Wisconsin. (

UNC volleyball team looks to find first winning season since 2016

The UNC volleyball team has been struggling to find consistent playmakers since a stellar 2016 season that saw it go 29-4. The Tar Heels are looking for a fresh start after going 22-33 over the past two seasons, including a disappointing record of 8-19 last year. A lack of chemistry could be the reason UNC hasn't found a winning formula recently. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC Volleyball Tops Coastal Carolina in Exhibition

A balanced Tar Heel offense paved the way for UNC's 3-1 exhibition volleyball win over Coastal Carolina on Saturday at Carmichael Arena. The Tar Heels won the first three sets and the Chanticleers won the fourth. Through three sets, freshman Parker Austin led UNC's offense with double-digit kills. UNC faces Minnesota in the opener at 6:30 p.m. Friday. (

UNC Volleyball Signs 8-Year-Old Team Impact Athlete

On Saturday, coach signed 8-year-old Kelsie Houston through Team Impact to the Tar Heel volleyball team. Kelsie was diagnosed at birth with cystic fibrosis, a chronic, progressive, and incurable disease that primarily affects the lungs and digestive system. Through Team Impact, Kelsie will become an official member of the UNC volleyball team. (

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. (

UNC Volleyball Making An Impact

UNC Volleyball coach knew Kelsie would be at Carmichael Arena that day. But not until recently did he know about her story. Both Kelsie and Mackenzie have cystic fibrosis. For 8-year-old Kelsie, there's been soccer and softball and swimming in the past. And perhaps now, after signing with the UNC volleyball team, she'll give volleyball a try. (

UNC volleyball makes it a special day for Pittsboro girl with cystic fibrosis

Just 8 years old, Kelsie Houston has dreamed of being a Tar Heel. She's now part of the team. Kelsie is one of 30,000 patients in the U.S. with cystic fibrosis, and Team Impact and the UNC volleyball team are helping her serve above the disease. Kelsie, who is from Pittsboro, signed a Letter of Intent as the volleyball team's newest (and shortest) recruit. (ABC 11)

UNC Volleyball Showcases Newcomers At Blue & White Scrimmage

With six newcomers donning Carolina Blue, fans were able to get an early look at the 2019 Tar Heels in the annual Blue and White scrimmage Saturday following Kelsie Houston's signing day. Blue won the first two sets while White took the second two, ending in a 2-2 tie. "It's always good to get everyone excited about volleyball," coach said. (

Tar Heels Team Up To Help Habitat For Humanity

UNC student-athletes teamed up recently to benefit Habitat for Humanity, helping to put the finishing touches on homes in an Orange County neighborhood. Members of UNC's rowing, women's soccer, volleyball, and wrestling teams, along with coaches and staff members spent an entire afternoon working in the Tinnin Woods neighborhood in Efland, N.C. (
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