VOLLEYBALL


9/1/2016 1:04am

Volleyball head coach Joe Sagula is entering his 26th year at UNC. The Tar Heels take on Duke September 1. 

Q&A: Joe Sagula's expectations for UNC volleyball remain high

In his 26th season as the North Carolina volleyball coach, Joe Sagula leads one of the nation’s most talented recruiting classes. The No. 12 Tar Heels boast an undefeated start to the season, knocking off No. 13 Penn State on the Nittany Lions’ home court. Sagula spoke with staff writer Sam Doughton about why he thinks the team’s success will continue. 


8/24/2016 1:09am

Redshirt sophomore Taylor Leath (43) spikes the ball over the net in the blue and white scrimmage Saturday in Carmichael Arena. 

Season preview: UNC volleyball

The North Carolina volleyball team enters the season ranked No. 19 in the country, the third straight season the Tar Heels have boasted a top-20 preseason ranking. Here’s what to expect from UNC when it begins play in the Penn State Classic this weekend.

12/6/2015 7:48pm

UNC volleyball gets payback win, advances in NCAA Tournament

Payback raced through the minds of the North Carolina volleyball players on Friday night in Carmichael Arena. UNC was facing UNC-Wilmington in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament — the same team that defeated it in five sets back in September. 


11/29/2015 12:56am

UNC squanders lead, drops three straight sets to Duke

DURHAM — The No. 22 North Carolina volleyball team missed its opportunity. UNC (20-9, 17-3 ACC) dropped the last three sets to Duke (17-13, 12-8 ACC) on Saturday after winning the first in Cameron Indoor Stadium, denying the Tar Heels a share of the ACC championship and ending their 12-game winning streak. 


11/25/2015 8:37pm

UNC sweeps Wake Forest on the road

WINSTON-SALEM —The No. 22 North Carolina volleyball team earned its 20th win of the season on Wednesday, defeating Wake Forest 3-0 (25-16, 25-21, 25-22) to complete a season sweep of the Demon Deacons.