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Tar Heels Compile Record-High APR

UNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball.

Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches Edition

It's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.

Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em Out

Diving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.

Rammys Recognize Tar Heel Successes

From the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service.

Tar Heels Pace U.S. Field Hockey Team To 10-0 Win

Tar Heels accounted for five of the U.S.field hockey team’s 10 goals in a 10-0 win over host Trinidad & Tobago Friday in the opening game of play at the Junior Pan American Games in Tacarigua, Trinidad. Gab Major, a sophomore, had a hat trick, scoring the team’s second, fourth and 10th goals, two from the field and one on a penalty corner.

Thirteen UNC Field Hockey Players Named To National Academic Squad

Thirteen members of the UNC field hockey team have been named to the 2015 Zag Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad, announced Tuesday. The award recognizes students who have achieved a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher through the 2015 fall semester and are members of a Division I varsity field hockey team.

Sixteen Tar Heels Recognized For Earning 4.0 GPAs In Fall

Sixteen UNC student-athletes finished the 2015 fall semester with perfect 4.0 grade point averages, earning A’s in each class. The group is spread among eight different teams and a wide range of majors. All will be recognized as members of the 4.0 Club at the annual Student-Athlete Academic Luncheon at the end of the spring semester.

Four Tar Heels Earn ACC Weaver-James Corrigan Recognition

Four UNC student-athletes were among 52 from around the ACC announced Wednesday as recipients of Weaver-James-Corrigan scholarships and awards. Seniors Casey Di Nardo, Emma Nunn, Marcus Paige and Houston Summers were recognized for outstanding academic and athletic performance during their careers in Chapel Hill.

Video: Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNC

The annual Girls and Women in Sports Day took place in Fetzer Gym on Sunday, January 17. Hundreds of children had the opportunity to spend time with their favorite Carolina women's teams.

Tar Heels Third In Final Fall Director's Cup Standings

UNC is in third place in the final fall sports Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Tar Heels amassed 342 points in the fall, including 90 by the field hockey team, which reached the final four for the 20th time and played in its 16th national championship game. Carolina is third nationally behind Stanford (479.5) and Syracuse (347.5).

Karen Shelton Named South Region Coach Of The Year

UNC field hockey head coach Karen Shelton has been named the South Region Coach of the Year, as selected by the National Field Hockey Coaches of America. Shelton, who is in her 35th year as UNC’s head coach, led the 2015 Tar Heels to a 21-3 record, an ACC Championship and an NCAA runner-up finish. UNC made its seventh consecutive trip to the final four.

Three Tar Heels Earn All-America Field Hockey Honors

North Carolina field hockey seniors Nina Notman and Emily Wold have been named to the 2015 Longstreth/NFHCA Division I All-America first team. Junior Julia Young was named to the second team. Wold earned the honor for the third time in her career, becoming the sixth player in Tar Heel program history to earn first team honors three or more times.

Seven Tar Heels Earn All-Region Field Hockey Honors

Seven members of the 2015 UNC field hockey team have earned All-South Region honors, as announced Monday by the National Field Hockey Coaches Association (NFHCA). Casey Di Nardo, Nina Notman, Emily Wold and Julia Young were named to the first team, and Ashley Hoffman, Gab Major and Eva van’t Hoog were named to the second team.

UNC Field Hockey Falls In National Championship Game

North Carolina made a second-half comeback but ultimately fell short in its quest for the seventh NCAA Field Hockey Championship in program history, losing 4-2 to Syracuse Sunday in the national title game at the University of Michigan’s Phyllis Ocker Field. The Tar Heels, ranked No. 1 in the nation and seeded No. 2 in the tournament field, finished their season 21-3.

UNC Field Hockey Meets Syracuse For National Championship

UNC’s 2015 field hockey season will reach its culmination Sunday as the top-ranked Tar Heels (21-2) take on Syracuse for the NCAA Championship. The teams meet at 1 p.m. at the University of Michigan’s Phyllis Ocker Field to determine which will wear this year’s crown. Top-seeded, second-ranked Syracuse (20-1) is playing for its first NCAA title.

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