After a disappointing 2017 season, UNC returns its two leading rushers and adds talent in a junior transfer from Ohio State and an incoming first-year.
The Tar Heel's women's soccer head coach Anson Dorrance has impressive roots not just at UNC, but around the country. This season, some of his team's successful match-ups have been against some familiar faces.
Nearly a year ago, Antonio Williams ran for a pair of touchdowns in Ohio State’s season-opening win at Indiana to start off his sophomore year. When North Carolina begins its season in just over a month against California, the Ohio State transfer will once again have the opportunity to see the field and start the year off on a high note.
DURHAM — Whatever No. 4 UNC was doing on Friday and Saturday at the plate against No. 13 Duke, the Tar Heels made sure to do the opposite on Sunday.
DURHAM– The game turned around quickly.
The North Carolina men’s lacrosse team was on the verge of a much-needed win on Saturday, but instead, it suffered another stinging defeat — this time, a 13-12 overtime loss at No. 6 Syracuse. The Tar Heels (6-7, 0-3 ACC) held a three-goal advantage with just under four and half minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, but they allowed the Orange (7-4, 4-0 ACC) to score three consecutive goals to force a sudden-death overtime, which they later won on a goal by Brendan Bomberry.
For the second time in as many weekends, the North Carolina softball team went on the road and won an ACC series.
First-year Anna Keefer set a pair of personal records in the long jump and the 200 meters, and sophomore Liam Dixon also recorded a career-best mark in the pole vault as the North Carolina women’s and men’s track and field teams competed in the Weems Baskin Invitational in Columbia. S.C. this weekend.
Mike Fox didn’t hold back his thoughts on the North Carolina baseball team’s performance in its 1-0 loss at home to Gardner-Webb on Wednesday. “Awful,” the Tar Heel head coach said. “Absolutely awful.”
The only thing to expect in college basketball’s postseason is the unexpected. The sport’s parity, coupled with the NCAA Tournament’s single-elimination format and the volatility that comes with 18-22 year-old athletes produces unpredictable madness.