The women's team has had plenty of Final Four success, having reached the NCAA Tournament's final weekend in six of the past eight seasons. The men's team is making its first appearance in the Final Four since 1993, and hasn't won the whole thing since 1991.
Read Staff Writer John Bauman's story here.
Two more for Michael
The North Carolina men's lacrosse team's NCAA quarterfinal matchup with Notre Dame in Columbus, Ohio was a homecoming of sorts for Coach Joe Breschi.
Breschi got his head coaching start at Ohio State, where he led the Buckeyes for 11 years before coming to North Carolina in 2008. But Columbus is also home to a tragedy for the entire Breschi family.
Read Sports Editor Jeremy Vernon's story here.
Grass so perfect, you can't believe it's real
While the North Carolina baseball team has struggled so far in 2016, the Boshamer Stadium grounds crew is at the top of their game.
The grounds crew has to balance an 80-hour work week during the baseball season with life at home, and still manages to make Bryson Field look pristine along the way.
Read Staff Writer Blake Richardson's story here.
- The track and field teams will compete in the NCAA East Preliminaries in Jacksonville, Fla., from Thursday to Saturday.
- The women's lacrosse team plays Penn State in the NCAA Tournament semifinals at 5 p.m. on Friday. If the team wins, it will play the winner of Maryland and Syracuse at 12 p.m. on Sunday.
- The men's lacrosse team will play Loyola (Md.) in the NCAA Tournament semifinal at 12 p.m. on Saturday. If UNC wins, it will play the winner of Maryland and Brown at 1 p.m. on Monday.