The North Carolina women’s swimming and diving team learned that, in fact, everything is not bigger in Texas.
In Sunday’s Senior Day match against Clemson, each senior on the North Carolina men’s tennis team got to play together for the first time all season long. And because of their efforts, they grabbed a 6-1 victory in their final home match.
North Carolina pitcher Lori Spingola battled back from a tough start and tossed her second no-hitter of the season in Wednesday’s 8-0 win against South Carolina.
UNC comes into the ACC championships with the best conference record of any team this season at 6-1. In order to win the championship, UNC will have to outperform N.C. State, which was the only ACC team to defeat UNC in a dual meet during the regular season, and the Virginia Cavaliers, who have won the conference title all but one year since 1999.
At North Carolina, even the coaches recognize when their athletes have a lot of schoolwork to do. That’s why gymnastics coach Derek Galvin decided to make sure that his team’s No. 1 mission for the week was to survive it.
For the North Carolina fencing team, this season has been all about growth. Coach Ron Miller came into the year with 21 freshmen, so there was no question that this year’s fencing squads would be largely green.
For the North Carolina wrestling team, Monday night’s dual meet against Duke was a meet of inches.
Change has swept through Maryland during the offseason, and the Terrapins will need to adapt in order to be successful in the ACC. New head coach Mark Turgeon is ready to facilitate that transition.
The strong starts from both Maryland and Navy proved to be too much for the North Carolina wrestling team to overcome in its 25-10 and 25-12 losses to the Terrapins and the Midshipmen during the weekend.