The Daily Tar Heel
Printing news. Raising hell. Since 1893.
Wednesday, April 24, 2024 Newsletters Latest print issue

We keep you informed.

Help us keep going. Donate Today.
The Daily Tar Heel

Sports Brief


The Daily Tar Heel
Sports

Quinn Sets 2 Records At U.S. Championships

North Carolina junior Sean Quinn set two school records last week at the United States Swimming Senior National Championships. Quinn broke the Tar Heel record in the 200-meter breaststroke Wednesday and in the 100-meter breaststroke Friday. Quinn finished fourth in the 100-meter race with a time of 1 minute, 3.36 seconds. He set the school record in the preliminaries when he qualified third with a school record 1:03.17. Quinn broke his own record that he had established at last month's sectional meet in Athens, Ga.

The Daily Tar Heel
Sports

UNC Adds 2 Coaches For 2001 Rowing Squad

Sarah Haney, who as a UNC undergraduate helped push the women's rowing program toward varsity status, has joined the North Carolina rowing staff as an assistant coach. UNC also hired Erica Gill to assist the team. "I'm thrilled to be able to bring back one of our own to help guide Carolina rowing through its next stage of growth," UNC coach Joel Furtek said.

The Daily Tar Heel
Sports

Polls Rank Men's Soccer 1st in ACC, 5th in U.S.

The North Carolina's men's soccer team has been selected as the ACC favorite for the upcoming season as determined by a vote of the league's seven head coaches. In the National Soccer Coaches Association of America's preseason poll, UNC was ranked No. 5 nationally. The Tar Heels finished the 2000 campaign first in the conference with a 21-3 overall record and advanced to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Tournament. Heading into 2001, UNC collected 42 points in the preseason balloting, edging out Virginia, which finished second with 39 points.

The Daily Tar Heel
Sports

UNC Women's Soccer Picked Top ACC Team

The 2000 national champion North Carolina was selected as the preseason favorite for the 2001 ACC Women's Soccer season in a poll by the eight league coaches. The Tar Heels received 63 of a possible 64 points and all but one of the first-place votes. North Carolina, holder of 17 national championships and the last 12 ACC Tournament championships, has many key players returning, such as senior Jena Kluegel, who placed second in the nation with 0.96 assists a game in 2000.

The Daily Tar Heel
Sports

2 Tar Heels Candidates For Hermann Trophy

The Hermann Foundation and TEAMtalk, Inc., have announced the 13 men and 13 women candidates for the 2001 Hermann Trophy, college soccer's oldest and most prestigious player of the year award. A pair of North Carolina seniors --midfielder Jena Kluegel and defender Danielle Borgman -- head the women's list. The three men and three women finalists will be announced on Dec. 1. The winners of the 2001 Hermann Trophy will be announced at the College Cups, the women on Dec. 8 in Dallas and the men on Dec. 15 in Columbus, Ohio.

More articles »

Special Print Edition
The Daily Tar Heel's Collaborative Mental Health Edition