Brice Johnson hasn’t been playing up to his full potential, and he knew it.
Marquise Williams got his edge back on Saturday night.
There she was in December 2011, coasting in her first match of a tournament she had always refused to play in.
Just a few games into singles play, lightning struck and all matches ceased play in Tallahassee. Instead of letting the weather delays distract them, sophomores Jamie Loeb and Hayley Carter benefitted from the interruption.
There was plenty to celebrate this weekend at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The No. 2 North Carolina women’s tennis team overcame a tough match Friday evening against No. 19 Clemson to win 4-3. UNC followed that matchup Sunday afternoon, easily beating unranked Pittsburgh 7-0 to maintain its undefeated 21-0, 9-0 ACC record.
As sophomore, Ronnie Schneider said, it’s nice to get back to winning ways.
The importance of a quick start was obvious in North Carolina softball’s three games during this weekend’s Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C. Especially since the team that scored in the first inning went on to win each game.
It’s only the second game of the season thus far, so there are bound to be some kinks that need to be smoothed out.
In every meet this season, a member of the North Carolina track and field team has set a personal best. In Winston-Salem, that trend continued.
They coached USA Basketball together in the 1980s, each have powerhouse collegiate women’s basketball programs, both are Naismith Hall of Fame inductees, and they have been close friends for decades. But Thursday night was the first time Coach Sylvia Hatchell and her team have faced off against her friend and Coach C. Vivian Stringer and Rutgers.