9/19/2015 10:50pm

UNC volleyball upends No. 20 Michigan in 3-set sweep

With the start of conference play looming, the North Carolina volleyball team might have turned a corner on Saturday night against No. 20 Michigan. The Tar Heels secured a 3-0 (25-18, 25-7, 25-19) victory over the Wolverines in Carmichael Arena — snapping a two-match losing streak at home. 

9/18/2015 11:28pm

UNC's volleyball team lost to Michigan St. with 3 sets to 1 on Friday evening.

UNC volleyball loses 2nd-consecutive home match

The North Carolina volleyball team lost more than a match on Friday. UNC (2-6) dropped its second consecutive home game when it lost to Michigan State 3-1 (25-15, 25-18, 23-25, 25-22) on Friday in Carmichael Arena. The defeat marks the first time the Tar Heels have lost consecutive home matches since the 2009 season.

12/7/2014 2:08pm

Beth Nordhorn and Chaniel Nelson attempt to block a spike during the team's win over Syracuse on Sept. 28.


The North Carolina volleyball team was in an unfamiliar position over the weekend. It was UNC’s first time hosting NCAA tournament first and second round games since 2005, and the team has advanced to the third round only once in program history. But Coach Joe Sagula and the Tar Heels were determined to keep things as normal as possible.