It’s been an up-and-down season for North Carolina softball coach Donna Papa and her team, but after dropping six of the last nine and falling soundly into fourth place in the ACC standings, she views this weekend’s series against Georgia Tech as a chance for redemption.
After going down hard in back-to-back games Sunday afternoon against conference frontrunner Florida State, the North Carolina softball team tried to no avail to get the bats going and rally its stagnant offense to avoid the sweep Monday night at Anderson Stadium.
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Stepping onto the field of the defending national champions and wearing the storied North Carolina blue for the first time is a daunting task for any freshman athlete coming into that unique scenario.
Entering the 2014 season as the defending national champions and sporting the top-ranked freshman recruiting class to boot, it’s no wonder the No. 1 North Carolina women’s lacrosse team has been making quick work of its early season opponents.
While most of Chapel Hill slept and the varsity team prepared for a matchup against Boston College, the North Carolina junior varsity men’s basketball team was up early Saturday morning, taking advantage of an explosive 29-6 second quarter en route to a 82-28 victory against Trinity School of Durham/Chapel Hill.
RALEIGH — After yet another dominant, 3-0 shutout, this time against conference rivals N.C. State, it appears that few teams are able to find a solution to stop the balanced offensive attack the No. 14 North Carolina volleyball team brings to the court each night.
After reaching 20 wins before November for the first time in coach Joe Sagula’s 24-year tenure, the No. 12 North Carolina volleyball team dropped a pair of crucial conference road games in Florida this past weekend.
In yet another straight set sweep by the undefeated No. 14 North Carolina volleyball team, this time against a familiar opponent from earlier in the season, coach Joe Sagula had to look outside his starting rotation to help put the pesky Fighting Irish away for good.
The previously undefeated No. 10 North Carolina volleyball team came out uncharacteristically flat in its highly anticipated Turn It Pink match against conference rival Duke on Friday night.
The streaking, 13-0, No. 14 North Carolina volleyball team kept right on rolling Friday night, sweeping Notre Dame in three straight sets (25-19, 25-18, 25-22) for the second time this year. Strong serving behind a season-high 13 aces led the Tar Heels to victory despite a jostled offense early on.
After posting an impressive 12-0 home record at Anderson Stadium this season, the North Carolina women’s softball team gave up its unblemished home record Saturday afternoon in its sole loss in a three-game series with ACC rival Virginia Tech.