The No. 25 North Carolina wrestling team entered Friday’s match against Virginia on a two-match losing streak, including a close, 18-17 loss to Rutgers last week. The Tar Heels turned around their recent struggles in the ACC opener.
The North Carolina gymnastics team took to the floor at Carmichael Arena on Friday night with plenty of confidence.
North Carolina women’s basketball coach Sylvia Hatchell’s career has marked over four decades of excellence, obstacles and hard work. From her first win as a head coach at Francis Marion in 1976 to her now 32-year tenure at UNC, Hatchell has instilled a winning culture for every team she has coached. The constant hard work payed off on Tuesday afternoon in Myrtle Beach, S.C., as the Tar Heels faced off against struggling Grambling State (3-6).
The future looks bright for the North Carolina men’s basketball team after this season, with its strong 2018 recruiting class so far.
Adversity is test many teams often face, and that is the case for the North Carolina volleyball team. The Tar Heels have suffered key injuries for what seems to be the entire season.
After a string of losses for North Carolina (11-10, 8-5 ACC) on the road, the volleyball team returned home to face a struggling Boston College (6-17, 3-10 ACC) team, winning the match in a 3-0 sweep of the Eagles.
The lights were bright and the stands were packed on Friday night at the Smith Center, but it wasn’t for the men’s basketball team that usually takes the court.
Week 4 was a big one for Tar Heel alumni across the league, and it was headlined by a veteran defensive lineman earning NFC Defensive Player of the Week honors, a linebacker who is leading the league in tackles and a quarterback who will make his long-awaited season debut next week.
Forward Jelani Pieters scored a game-winning goal in the 95th minute as the the No. 7 North Carolina men’s soccer team defeated No. 9 Virginia, 2-1, on Friday night. Pieters' goal, which came in overtime, gave the Cavaliers their first loss of the season.
North Carolina was locked in offensively on Tuesday night, as the No. 7 Tar Heels (7-2, 1-1 ACC) dominated Davidson, 10-0, behind a strong effort from a deep group of substitutions.