The No. 6 North Carolina men’s tennis team continued its dominant run through the ACC on Sunday, defeating Boston College, 6-1, in Chestnut Hill.
In doubles play, Alle Sanford and Marika Akkerman were the first to clinch their set, a 6-3 win. No. 2 Jessie Aney and Alexa Graham quickly followed with a 6-3 victory of their own, earning the day’s doubles point to jump ahead 1-0. Makenna Jones and Sara Daavettila’s doubles match did not finish.
In a match filled with talented individual players on both sides, teamwork and chemistry proved to be the difference. Although the No. 1 North Carolina women’s tennis team split singles matches 3-3 with No. 6 Georgia Tech, the Tar Heels lost the crucial doubles point to open up the day’s play and ultimately lost, 4-3.
A thrilling matchup between the No. 12 North Carolina men’s lacrosse team and No. 13 Johns Hopkins was not without its fair share of drama, but the battle-tested Tar Heels overcame a slow defensive start to win, 13-11.
In an up-and-down early season showing, the North Carolina softball team (5-4) split two-game series with both Illinois (3-6) and Wisconsin (4-4) as part of the annual ACC/Big Ten Challenge.