After a Cinderella run to the NCAA semifinals in the 2019 spring season, the North Carolina men’s tennis team opened at No. 4 in the 2020 preseason polls. Here's what to expect from the Tar Heels this season.
Led by four seniors, the North Carolina men's tennis team features the largest graduating class since the 2015-16 season. That leadership and experience has helped the Tar Heels get off to a strong 2-0 start to open the spring season.
The North Carolina gymnastics team traveled to Kentucky for a Friday night showdown and finished in second place with an overall score of 194.625 in a quad meet against N.C. State, Lindenwood and No. 11 Kentucky.
Former North Carolina football legends Lawrence Taylor, Julius Peppers and Charlie Justice were named to the list of ESPN's 150 Greatest Players in the history of College Football.
“She truly is one of the hardest working gymnasts that I’ve worked with,” head coach Derek Galvin said. First-year Elizabeth Culton proved on Sunday afternoon that she has what it takes to be the face of UNC gymnastics in the future.
"At what point do we stop saying it’s not okay and start doing something about it? "
The North Carolina football team has gone through scandal and down seasons the past decade, but also saw an undefeated conference record in 2016 and a program turnaround with the arrival of Mack Brown.
“As tournament time is kicking in, we’re getting less and less chances, so it’s just about being clinical,” Alessia Russo said. “Luckily, with the assists we’ve been getting from all of the girls in the past few games, they’ve just been coming nicely. It’s just a simple finish.”
Even during a sloppy team game, first-year forward Armando Bacot had a career night with his first collegiate double-double. But head coach Roy Williams expects more from the young player, and his teammates believe once Bacot has confidence in himself, nights like Friday night could be the norm.
The North Carolina men’s basketball team (3-0) won a sloppy Friday evening game against Gardner-Webb, 77-61. First-year guard Cole Anthony led the way with 28 points for UNC.
UNC senior safety J.K. Britt and other Tar Heel student-athletes read at elementary schools in Orange County on Oct. 10.
First-year Benjamin Siguoin competes in the ACC Championship semifinals against Florida State on April 28 at Cary Tennis Park.
First-year Benjamin Sigouin competes in the ACC Tournament semifinals against Florida State on April 28 at Cary Tennis Park.
Tucker Carlson was the 2018 Roy H. Park lecturer, hosted by the School of Media and Journalism.
A copy of the printed Maya Angelou poem that UNC gymnastics head coach Derek Galvin gave to each gymnast ahead of the team's meet on Jan. 19.
Morgan Lane, now a senior, competes in the 2017 EAGL Championships in Raleigh.