UNC Volleyball

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UNC Volleyball Upsets No. 23 Florida State In Comeback Victory

Battling back from a two-set deficit on Sunday afternoon, North Carolina Volleyball came from behind to upset No. 23 Florida State, 3-2, in Carmichael Arena for the Tar Heels' first win over a ranked opponent since 2016 (Highlights). With a career-high 24 kills by Lauren Harrison and 16 by Skylar Wine off the bench, the Tar Heels improved to 4-2 in ACC play. (

UNC Volleyball Holds Block Party, Downs Miami, 3-1

As the nation's top-20 blocking team, North Carolina topped Miami, 3-1, on Friday in Carmichael Arena, highlighted by a season-best 24 total blocks (Highlights). Although nearly breaking a program record of 27 blocks set in 1986, the Tar Heels reset their single-match block assist record with 44. UNC totaled 38 in a match at Duke on Sept. 1, 2016. (

Parker Austin Named ACC Volleyball Freshman Of The Week

Helping the Tar Heels to a pair of ACC wins, Parker Austin was named ACC Freshman of the Week on Monday by the league office. Against NC State and Virginia Tech, Austin posted two double-digit kill matches, totaling 25 throughout the week. The freshman averaged 2.78 kills per set with five in the third set at NC State and four in three of nine sets. (

UNC Volleyball Knocks Off Virginia Tech, Earns Second Straight ACC Win

It was another strong showing by the North Carolina volleyball team on Sunday, this one a 3-1 win over the Virginia Tech Hokies in Chapel Hill (Highlights), gives the Tar Heels a two-game winning streak in ACC play after a win over NC State this past Wednesday. After starting the season 1-7, UNC (5-9, 2-2 ACC) has now won four of its last six outings. (

UNC Volleyball Earns 3-2 Comeback Win at NC State

Coming down to the fifth set and trailing 3-8 at the half-way point, North Carolina fought its way to victory on a pair of five-point runs to defeat NC State, 15-12 in the set, and take the match, 3-2 Wednesday night at Reynolds Coliseum (Highlights). After dropping the first set by the minimum, two points, the Tar Heels bounced back to take the second and third sets. (

UNC Volleyball Sweeps Day Two of Carolina Classic

UNC topped Colgate in four sets before sweeping Radford to finish second in the Carolina Classic at Carmichael Arena (Highlights). Mia Fradenburg and Carly Peck earned all-tournament honors. Bouncing back from a heartbreaking loss to VCU on Friday night, North Carolina dropped a single set on Saturday while picking up its first sweep of the season. (

UNC Volleyball Drops Weekend Finale to UNLV in Five Sets

Despite taking the first and third sets, UNC was unable to hold off UNLV, closing out the UC Irvine/Adidas Invitational with a five-set loss on Saturday evening in Irvine, Calif. The Tar Heels out-blocked UNLV, 10.0 to 5.5, but the Rebels' 62 kills were the difference maker. Finishing the weekend at 1-2, Carolina falls to 1-4 on the season while UNLV sits at 3-3. (

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)
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