12/7/2014 2:08pm

Beth Nordhorn and Chaniel Nelson attempt to block a spike during Sunday afternoon's win over Syracuse.


The North Carolina volleyball team was in an unfamiliar position over the weekend. It was UNC’s first time hosting NCAA tournament first and second round games since 2005, and the team has advanced to the third round only once in program history. But Coach Joe Sagula and the Tar Heels were determined to keep things as normal as possible.