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Wednesday June 29th


Gymnastics takes final home meet

Led by their captain and lone senior Teri Diamond, the North Carolina’s gymnastics team finished its last home meet Saturday with a 194.400-188.825 win against William and Mary. In Diamond’s last appearance in Carmichael Arena, the co-captain finished her home career with a personal best 9.825 on the bars. “It was really good to go out like that.

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UNC gymnastics team breaks losing streak

After tough losses against Maryland and Penn State, the North Carolina gymnastics team bounced back by recording a season-high 195.650 points in its victory against Pittsburgh on Sunday, which coach Derek Galvin attributed to one factor — confidence.

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Maryland edges Tar Heels in home debut

History repeated itself when the North Carolina gymnastics team took on Maryland in Carmichael Arena on Saturday. The team’s season opener was marked by individual triumphs, but the Tar Heels eventually fell to the Terrapins, losing the meet 193-192.6.

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Gymnastics team falls to Maryland

This Valentine’s Day, the UNC gymnastics team had a not-so-hot date with the balance beam. Echoing their struggles from a meet at William & Mary, the Tar Heels hit a rough patch on the balance beam and ultimately fell to Maryland in their first home meet in two years.“We just weren’t as solid on beam as we have been at practice,” coach Derek Galvin said.

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UNC gymnastics returns to Carmichael

Going into the 2010 season, the gymnastics team is returning home.With renovations to Carmichael Arena complete, the Tar Heels are looking forward to a season that includes several home meets.This season marks the first time the gymnastics team will host home tournaments in two years, coach Derek Galvin said.

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Gymnastics: Nguyen shines for UNC all-around

At 7 years old Christine Nguyen was too scared to execute a cartwheel on the high beam. Since then she has gone on to train alongside Olympic medalists and stood alone as 2008 EAGL Gymnast of the Year. But those reasons are not why she stands out among the gymnasts in Derek Galvin's 27-year coaching career.

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