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Graduate student Jill Shippee poses for a portrait at the Eddie Smith Field House on May 23, 2022.

UNC graduate thrower Jill Shippee: ACC record-holder and student-athlete advocate

As a star goalkeeper at Shenendehowa High School in Clifton Park, N.Y., UNC track and field star Jill Shippee initially had her sights set on playing soccer in college.  In the fall of 2017, Shippee came into the UNC track and field program as a first-year on the throwing squad. She staked her claim inside the circle instantly.  Now, as a graduate student closing out her last track season as a Tar Heel, Shippee holds the school and ACC women’s hammer throw record of 69.76 meters.

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Redshirt junior right fielder Angel Zarate (40) smiles as he walks off the field to the dugout. UNC won 10-4 against FSU at home in the second game of the three-game series on Friday, May 20, 2022.

UNC baseball claims 10-4 victory to clinch series over No. 20 Florida State

In Game Two of its final series of the season, the North Carolina baseball team defeated the No. 20 Florida State Seminoles, 10-4, Friday night at Boshamer Stadium. After falling into an early hole in the first inning, the Tar Heels quickly responded behind the bat of first-year center fielder Vance Honeycutt. In the next inning, North Carolina would take the lead after sophomore third baseman Mac Horvath’s sacrifice fly drove in the third run for UNC.

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Junior Anika Yarlagadda scores a point against Safiya Carrington of Louisiana State at the Kitty Harrison Invitational on Sept. 25.

No. 1 UNC women's tennis tops No. 8 Pepperdine, 4-3, to advance to NCAA Final Four

The No. 1 North Carolina women’s tennis team narrowly defeated the No. 8 Pepperdine Waves, 4-3, to advance to the NCAA Final Four. The deciding factor turned out to be junior Anika Yarlagadda, who claimed a win over Pepperdine’s Nikki Redelijk, who was inserted into the Wave’s lineup after an injury occurred early in the doubles. Coming up strong in the second and third sets on her court, Yarlagadda won 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, to clinch the win for the Tar Heels.

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Graduate midfielder Ally Mastroianni (12) flings the ball with Stony Brook defense right behind her. UNC won 8-5 against Stony Brook in the NCAA Quarterfinals at home on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

No. 1 UNC women's lacrosse tested by Stony Brook defense in Elite 8 victory

In the NCAA Tournament quarterfinals, North Carolina topped Stony Brook, 8-5, in the team’s first defensive grudge match of the season. The Seawolves' high-pressing zone challenged UNC, which struggled to find the back of the cage for most of Thursday's NCAA Tournament quarterfinals game. “We faced the best zone in the country tonight,” head coach Jenny Levy said. “Sometimes you don’t have to win pretty, you just need to advance.” 

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