To kick off a rivalry-centered week for UNC athletics, the North Carolina swim and dive program notched an impressive pair of wins in Durham, posting a dominant 219-80 men's clip and thrilling 152.5-147.5 womens triumph over Duke on Friday.
North Carolina's talented lineup is a catalyst for the program's top-15 ITA ranking.
“I’m just stoked that I get to continue being a part of [the team] and help all of the current divers and divers that are going to join our team in the future to have just as an amazing experience here as I did," Anton Down-Jenkins said.
The No. 3 North Carolina women’s soccer team (9-0-6, 4-0-3 ACC) drew with Wake Forest (8-2-4, 2-2-3 ACC), 1-1, on Friday for the teams’ first meeting in Winston-Salem since 2017 and the Tar Heels’ second consecutive one-goal tie.
“I think this is kind of just the start of what this event can be,” UNC swimming and diving head coach Mark Gangloff said. “The more people we get involved in the community, the more support we get from sponsors. It’s just going to be a really, really special event for years to come.”
The North Carolina men's tennis team hosted the Tom Chewning Invitational in Chapel Hill this weekend, with four Tar Heels competing in both singles and doubles events.
After the Tar Heels settled for a second scoreless tie against a gritty Wisconsin team, North Carolina has since ignited the formerly stagnant offense. Over the past three matches, UNC has outscored its opposition 10-1 while notching resume-bolstering wins against No 19. USC and No. 7 Arkansas.
Quarterback Sam Howell and wideout Josh Downs will look to make an immediate impact on the Commanders' and Colts' offense, respectively, while quarterback Mitch Trubisky is expected to lead the Steelers as a captain on the sidelines.
The No. 3 North Carolina women's soccer team tied with Wisconsin at Dorrance Field on Thursday evening.