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UNC Wrestling Coach Coleman Scott Learning From The Best

There's something beautiful about the way wrestling serves as a microcosm for the real world. Grit. Resilience. Strong will. The world is tough and it takes staying true to who you are to come out victorious. Or at least that's what UNC's wrestling head coach says. It's part of a common thread among some of UNC's most storied coaches. (Rams Club)

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. (

Total Tar Heels: UNC Athletes Excel Outside of Competition

was honored at the Chancellor's Awards as the winner of the Memorial Award, which goes to the student-athlete who has performed with distinction in his or her sport and contributed to the Carolina community through co-curricular activities. Former UNC football player is pursuing a joint MD/PhD. (

UNC Strength & Conditioning Honors Top Performers

The UNC Strength & Conditioning staff announced team awards for the 2018-19 school year, recognizing student-athletes from Olympic sports who excelled as part of in-season and out-of-season programs. Blaine Boyden from men's tennis and Marissa Creatore from field hockey – were recognized as their teams' Iron Rams for the third year in a row. (

Junior Finalists, Ramos Retirement Highlight Wrestling World Team Trials

Two current Tar Heel wrestlers made the best-of-three finals in the 2019 UWW Junior Freestyle World Team Trials, North Carolina assistant coach Tony Ramos officially retired from competition, and incoming freshman Gabe Tagg earned a spot on the Junior World Team to cap off a competitive and emotional weekend of wrestling at Reynolds Coliseum. (

Three Tar Heel Wrestlers Set For World Team Trials

Three members of the UNC wrestling program will compete at Reynolds Coliseum in Raleigh this weekend for a chance to represent the United States at this year's World Championships. Assistant coach Tony Ramos will compete at the World Team Trials Tournament alongside Brandon Whitman and Jaime Hernandez, who will wrestle in the Junior Freestyle Trials. (

Tar Heels exceed national average in Academic Progress Rate in 23 sports

The 15 teams which registered perfect 1000s for 2017-18 in UNC’s single-year Academic Progress Rate include women’s cross country, men’s and women’s fencing, men’s and women’s golf, gymnastics, men’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s swimming and diving, women’s tennis, women’s indoor and outdoor track and field, and wrestling. (

Three Tar Heels Named To All-ACC Academic Wrestling Team

Three Tar Heels have been named to the All-ACC Wrestling Academic Team, announced Wednesday. Gary Wayne Harding, Joe Heilmann, and Brandon Whitman were named to the team, which recognizes academic and athletic achievement. Minimum requirements are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average. (

Three Tar Heels Earn Wrestling World Team Trials Spots At U.S. Open

Rising sophomores Jaime Hernandez and Brandon Whitman along with assistant coach Tony Ramos posted top-six finishes to lead the UNC wrestling contingent at the 2019 U.S. Open last weekend at the South Point Arena. Those performances mean that each wrestler has qualified for the 2019 World Team Trials, which will be held in Raleigh May 17-19. (

View Contracts of Roy Williams, Anson Dorrance, Mike Fox, and More

The employment contracts containing the salaries of several North Carolina coaches are available to view online, including those of Men's Basketball coach , Women's Soccer coach , Baseball coach , and more. Also included are the coaches' supplemental contracts and licensing agreements with Nike and UNC-Learfield. (

UNC Celebrates Year Of Successes At Rammy Awards

North Carolina Athletics celebrated the success of the past year Monday night at the seventh-annual Rammy Awards. Each spring, the evening highlights student-athlete achievement in athletics, academics and outreach, with plenty of laughs and cheers. This year's hosts included field hockey junior Marissa Creatore and men's basketball sophomore . (

Five UNC Student-Athletes Earn Phi Beta Kappa Induction

Five Tar Heels were inducted into Phi Beta Kappa honorary society this week, recognizing outstanding academic performance as they represent UNC in a varsity sport. Student-athletes inducted were Jamie Antinori (gymnastics), Kate Boyer (swimming & diving), A.J. Rechenmacher (wrestling), Kelly Williams (rowing), and Caroline Young (rowing). (
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