The Tar Heels are coming off a successful showing at last weekend's UNC Challenge Cup as both the men's and women's teams took first place in front of Duke, N.C. State and St. Augustine.
The meet is scheduled to begin today at noon with the trials of the men's and women's 110/100 meter hurdles and ends with the men's 10,000 meters at 8:50 p.m. Saturday, running events will begin at 10:40 a.m. with the women's 3,000 meters and conclude with the women's 4x400 meter relay at 5:00 p.m.
Tennis Teams Take on Florida State
In what should prove to be a very competitive matchup, the 48th-ranked North Carolina men's tennis team will play host to No. 51 Florida State on Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
UNC coach Sam Paul's team will be looking to extend its winning streak to four matches against the Seminoles. The Tar Heels are 7-5 overall and 3-0 in the ACC. The Tar Heels defeated the Wolfpack for the 14th consecutive time as UNC recorded a 4-3 win in Raleigh on Wednesday.
The No. 6 women's tennis team also will play Florida State at 1 p.m.
UNC Faces Wolfpack in 3-Game Series
North Carolina's baseball team, off to its slowest ACC start in school history, faces N.C. State for three games this weekend in Raleigh in search of its first conference win. UNC began a nine-game road stretch with a 3-2 loss to Winthrop on Wednesday and fell to 0-6 in conference play last weekend with three losses to Florida State in Tallahassee.
Women's Lacrosse on the Road
North Carolina women's lacrosse team will travel this weekend to State College, Pa., to face Ohio State and Penn State on the Penn State campus in central Pennsylvania. UNC will face Ohio State on Friday at 3 p.m. and Penn State on Sunday at noon.
Thus far in the 2001 season, Carolina is 5-3 with a 1-2 mark in the ACC. The Tar Heels have clinched the No. 3 seed in next month's ACC tournament in Orlando, Fla., to be played at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex.
ITA to Induct Former Tar Heel
Former North Carolina men's tennis player Fred McNair IV will be one of eight new members who will be inducted by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association (ITA) Hall of Fame in Athens, Ga. on May 23, 2001.
McNair was a finalist in the 1973 NCAA doubles tournament with Tar Heel teammate Richie McKee. He was named an ITA All-America selection in 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1973. He led the Tar Heels to a trio of ACC titles in 1970, 1972 and 1973 as well.
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