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UNC Volleyball Tops Coastal Carolina in Preseason Exhibition

Three Tar Heels tallied double-digit kills en route to North Carolina's 3-1 victory over Coastal Carolina in Thursday's preseason scrimmage in Conway, South Carolina. North Carolina jumped ahead early with back-to-back kills by Ava Bell to set the tone for the set. Freshmen Destiny Cox, Bell, and junior transfer Skylar Wine guided UNC's attack with double-figure kills. (

UNC Athletics: Community Outreach Year In Review

Carolina Athletics is committed to giving back to the campus and surrounding community. Outreach is a part of UNC's culture, and student-athletes act on a desire to serve and embrace their responsibility as role models. Each team has an outreach representative who organizes service opportunities, and the number of hours devoted to service continues to climb. (

Top 25 college programs ranked by athletic success

7. North Carolina: "Top 2017-18 sports: women’s field hockey; men’s soccer; women’s lacrosse. Trajectory: Down. Tar Heels slid out of the Top Ten for the first time since 2014, finishing 13th, and this also was the first time since ’14 that UNC wasn’t the top ACC program." 247Sports: At what point are the Tar Heels going to break through and win the College World Series? (247 Sports)

Record Number Of Tar Heels Named To ACC Academic Honor Roll

For the third year in a row and the fifth time in the past six years, a record number of Tar Heel have earned spots on the ACC Academic Honor Roll. UNC placed 391 student-athletes, an all-time high, on the ACC's 62nd-annual honor roll, announced on Friday. It's the sixth year in a row that more than 300 Tar Heel student-athletes have earned the recognition. (

Destiny Cox’s Experience with USA Junior National Volleyball Team

A week after returning from UNC Volleyball's foreign tour on May 31, incoming freshman Destiny Cox was announced as a member of USA Volleyball's Junior Women's National Team. Three weeks later, Cox began her first class at UNC with a gold medal from the Women's U20 Continental Championship. "It was exciting, but also a whirlwind," Cox said. (

Former UNC Volleyball Player Malaika Underwood Named to USA Baseball Women’s National Team

, a 2003 graduate from North Carolina and a four-year standout on the Carolina volleyball team, was named to the 2018 USA Baseball Women's National Team that will compete at the Women's Baseball World Cup in Viera, Florida, from August 22-31. During Underwood's junior season at UNC, she was named MVP of the ACC Volleyball Tournament. (

UNC Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Awards For Olympic Sports

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2017-18. Honorees from each of UNC's Olympic sports teams have been selected based on performance during in-season and out-of-season programs. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the student-athlete with the best overall performance during the year. (

UNC Volleyball Wraps Up Foreign Tour in France and Spain

Following four days in Italy, the Tar Heels spent four days in France and three in Spain to wrap up their 2018 foreign tour. Carolina Volleyball made stops in Nice, Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier and Toulouse, France. The Tar Heels played two four-set matches in Toulouse and spent time with the French Junior National Team while in Toulouse. (

UNC Volleyball Continues Foreign Tour in France

After spending three nights in Italy, the UNC volleyball team will continue their foreign tour in France with stops in Nice, Cannes, Aix-en-Provence, Montpellier and Toulouse. Beginning the trip in Milan, Carolina played three matches and had time to sight-see in Milan, Lake Como and Genova. Each day of the trip, the Tar Heels have been keeping a daily blog. (

North Carolina Tops ACC Public Schools In APR Recognitions

The NCAA has honored 10 UNC athletic programs for ranking among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates. The teams being honored include men's basketball, men's cross country, women's fencing, men's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball. All 10 teams scored a perfect 1000 in the APR from 2013-14 to 2016-17. (

UNC Volleyball Embarks on European Tour

North Carolina volleyball will embark on a foreign tour and travel to six European cities in Italy, France and Spain from May 16 through May 28. The Tar Heels will fly into Milan, Italy before visiting Genova, Italy, Nice, Montpelier and Toulouse in France, and wrapping up the trip in Barcelona, Spain. UNC will compete in six matches during the 12-day trip. (

UNC Two-Time All-ACC Volleyball Player Taylor Leath Transferring to Penn State

Penn State has landed one of the biggest transfer additions on the market this offseason as former North Carolina outside hitter is set to become a Nittany Lion. It’s another big hit for North Carolina, who went 14-14 in a 2017 plagued by injuries. Besides Leath, they’ve lost 6’7? setter Holly Carlton to Florida and Julia Scoles to Hawaii’s Beach team. (Volley Mob)

UNC Volleyball Adds Transfer from Greek National Team

UNC has made an addition to its 2018 roster in Coastal Carolina transfer Aristea Tontai. A sophomore-to-be in the fall of 2018, Tontai will have three years left of play and is immediately eligible for the Tar Heels. Tontai went to Coastal Carolina out of Athens, Greece, where she was a member of the Greek National Team and competed in the CEV Champions League. (Volley Mob)

Video: RAMMYS 2018 - Finesse

Watch Tar Heel athletes from all UNC sports find their inner Bruno Mars in their rendition of his hit "Finesse" in a video shown during North Carolina's 2018 RAMMY Awards presented last week in Chapel Hill. Read More...

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC Athletics celebrated the many talents of Tar Heel student-athletes Monday evening at the sixth-annual Rammy Awards. The show opened with a highlight video and ended with the North Carolina alma mater. The hour in between included laughter, cheers, tears, bloopers and, of course, an appearance by everyone's favorite Carolina canine, Remington. (
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