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UNC Women Share Sports With Young Tar Heels

On Sunday, hundreds of girls and boys gathered at Fetzer Gym, where Tar Heel student-athletes from 13 women's teams taught kids about their sports as part of the Carolina Athletics celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. For a chaotic 90 minutes, members of North Carolina women's athletics teams demonstrated various aspects of their sports. (

UNC Volleyball Comes From Behind to Beat Duke, 3-2

Despite dropping the first set and trailing by as many as seven, North Carolina stormed back for a 3-2 win over Duke on Saturday at Cameron Indoor Stadium (Highlights). UNC's 13 blocks proved the difference against the Blue Devils, as a block by Hunter Atherton and Ava Bell clinched the five-set win. Bell paced the Tar Heels with a team-high 15 kills while hitting .424. (

Sixteen Tar Heel Teams Exceed National Graduation Success Rates

16 UNC athletic teams exceeded the national average for NCAA Graduation Success Rates for student-athletes enrolling from 2008 to 2011: Women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, women's fencing, women's golf, gymnastics, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's swimming and diving, men's tennis, men's and women's indoor and outdoor track and field and volleyball. (

UNC Volleyball Earns 3-1 Win over Miami

The Tar Heels' balanced attack paved the way for a 3-1 win over Miami on Sunday in Carmichael Arena. Four Tar Heels logged double-digit kills while three had double-digit digs to clinch their second straight win. Skylar Wine led UNC with her third double-double of the season (12 kills, 11 digs). Destiny Cox, Ava Bell and Madison Laufenberg also posted double-figure kills. (

UNC Volleyball Sweeps Wake Forest for Sagula’s 800th Win

North Carolina topped Wake Forest in straight sets for coach 's 800th career win on Sunday (Highlights). The Tar Heels swept the Deacons for their first win since topping NC State at home on Sept. 26. "This is a testament to all the people who've played here at Carolina and the coaching staffs who have been a part of this journey and my career with me," Sagula said. (

UNC Drops Volleyball Match to Boston College

North Carolina out-blocked Boston College on Sunday afternoon, but the Eagles withstood the test to earn the three-set win at the Power Gym in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts. UNC's best chance came in the first set as the Tar Heels hit .342 in the frame, but unfortunately, they were unable to close out the win, falling 25-27. UNC continued to battle throughout the match. (

Syracuse Outlasts Tar Heels in ACC Volleyball Tilt

Despite a season-high seven aces, North Carolina dropped a three set match to Syracuse Friday at the Women's Building. Aristea Tontai, Hunter Atherton and Mia Fradenburg each recorded two aces while Skylar Wine tacked on one to up UNC's season-high to seven team aces. However, it was not enough to limit the Orange who hit .365 in the match for the 3-0 win. (

UNC Volleyball Drops Sunday Matinee to Virginia

Despite a career day from Hadden LaGarde, North Carolina volleyball stumbled against Virginia, falling in three sets Sunday afternoon in Carmichael Arena. LaGarde slugged six error-less kills in her collegiate debut, good for a .600 attack percentage. Just behind LaGarde, Ava Bell tallied five kills. Defensively, Greer Moseman and Mia Fradenburg collected eight digs. (

UNC Volleyball Falls to No. 6 Pitt in Straight Sets

Despite playing in front of their largest crowd of the season with 6,043 fans in attendance, the Tar Heels were unable to overcome sixth-ranked Pittsburgh volleyball on Friday evening in the Smith Center. Skylar Wine and Destiny Cox led North Carolina with eight kills apiece. Hunter Atherton tallied five clean kills will assisting 19. Mia Fradenburg posted a team-best eight digs. (

UNC Volleyball's Come-Back Effort Falls Short at Miami

Despite Madison Laufenberg's career high 16 kills, North Carolina dropped a 3-1 decision to Miami Friday night in the Knight Complex. The Tar Heels fought from behind for the third set win, but it was not enough to take the match against the Hurricanes. Laufenberg paced Carolina's offense with resetting her previous single-match career-high of 10 kills to 16, hitting .351. (

UNC Women's Soccer Dominates, Olympic Sports Notes

North Carolina women's soccer remained unbeaten with a dominating win over Louisville, field hockey remained unbeaten by out-shooting its three opponents 57-10 and the baseball team opened its fall scrimmage slate. Meanwhile, men's golf junior Austin Hitt has picked up where he left off last season, men's soccer beat Clemson, volleyball split a pair of matches and more. (

North Carolina Volleyball Falls to Hokies in Straight Sets

Despite an even block against Virginia Tech with six apiece, North Carolina dropped a three-set match to the Hokies on Friday in Blacksburg. The Tar Heels struggled to get going against the Hokies who used the home court advantage to hit .577 in the first set and set the tone for the match. UNC falls to 4-8, 1-3 in ACC play while Virginia Tech improves to 11-4, 2-1 in conference. (
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