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Historic Weekend For Greg Duncan, Olympic Sports Notes

Competing in the ACC Championships for the first time, freshman Greg Duncan accomplished a feat no North Carolina male diver had achieved in 60 years. Duncan won the three-meter diving competition on Wednesday and the one-meter diving event on Thursday. In doing so, he became the first Tar Heel to sweep the springboard events since 1958.

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With the return of leading goal scorer Chris Cloutier and top assist-maker Andy Matthews, the UNC men's lacrosse team entered the season featuring another strong attack. Still, someone needed to fill the void created by the departure of Luke Goldstock, who scored 32 goals last season to finish with 120 in his career. That replacement has proven to be junior Timmy Kelly.

UNC Olympic Sports Notes

For the fourth straight year, both the UNC men's and women's tennis teams will be heading to the ITA National Team Indoor Championships. As part of the ITA Kick-Off Weekend at the Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, the fifth-ranked UNC women defeated Winthrop 4-0 Friday before beating Illinois 4-0 Saturday. The latter win earned the team a spot in the championship.

Former UNC gymnast recounts her Larry Nassar experience

In 2015, Lindsey Lemke was a freshman member of the Tar Heels gymnastic team. Lemke had what current UNC gymnastics coach Derek Galvin describes as a strong personality. It was something he noticed several years earlier when he recruited her in Michigan. But when Lemke was a student-athlete at Chapel Hill, Galvin noticed a bit of a change.

UNC gymnastics reflects on Nassar after team's Equality Night

UNC gymnastics coach Derek Galvin sat down with his gymnasts prior to their meet against Temple on Friday, holding a piece of paper. The sheet was littered with different fonts and colored blocks, with three flowers at the top to frame the Maya Angelou poem. The Tar Heels won their first meet of the season, but it meant more than a tally in the win column.

UNC Gymnastics Defeats Temple for their First Team Win

The Tar Heels secured their first win of the season by defeating Temple 195.300 to 194.375 Friday at Carmichael Arena. UNC finished first in all four events as Madison Nettles finished vault with a 9.825, Grace Donaghy led on uneven bars with a 9.800 and Alexis Allen and Mikayla Robinson both scored personal bests of 9.900 on balance beam and floor exercise.

Nicole Greene's Historic High Jump, UNC Olympic Sports Notes

Nicole Greene high-jumped a personal best of 6 feet, 2 inches (1.88 meters) during the Dick Taylor Carolina Cup on Saturday. Her previous personal best of 6-1 ½ (1.87 meters) was set as a high school senior in 2015. Greene's jump stands as the best in the country this season. It also tied for the second-highest mark in UNC history in the indoor women's high jump.

Gymnastics season preview: UNC looks for second straight regional appearance with veteran talent

After finishing near the bottom during the EAGL Championship and NCAA Regionals in 2017, the UNC gymnastics team is looking to start the season off right Friday night against N.C. State. The team finished third in the league with a record of 11-4 last season with notable wins during its quad meet against N.C. State, Pittsburgh and William & Mary.

Total Tar Heels: Nov. 22, 2017

As we look ahead to Thanksgiving tomorrow, read on for numerous ways that UNC student-athletes show their gratitude and give back to our community. We're grateful for the way they represent Carolina. Total Tar Heels is a digest that provides a behind-the-scenes look at UNC student-athletes and some of the things they do away from competition.

UNC's Graduation Success Rate Rises In NCAA Data

Nine Carolina teams scored 100 percent for the four-year period in their respective Graduation Success Rates (GSR) including men's and women's fencing, field hockey, women's golf, gymnastics, women's lacrosse, women's swimming and diving, men's tennis and volleyball. Nineteen sports topped 80 percent and 23 sports reached at least 75 percent in the GSR.

UNC Assistant Amy Smith Named Head Gymnastics Coach at Utah State

Amy Smith has been named the head gymnastics coach at Utah State University. Smith replaces Nadalie Walsh, who is the new gymnastics coach at Illinois. Smith joins the Aggies after spending the past five seasons at North Carolina. She was promoted to associate head coach in 2014. In all, Smith brings 16 years of coaching experience with her to Utah State.

Record 385 Tar Heels Named To ACC Academic Honor Roll

A record 385 North Carolina student-athletes have been named to the 2016-17 Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday by the league. It's the second year in a row and the fourth time in the past five years that UNC has established a new high and the fifth year in a row that more than 300 Tar Heel student-athletes have been honored.

Eight UNC Athletics Programs Honored for Top APRs

The NCAA is honoring eight athletic programs at the University of North Carolina for placing among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates in their respective sports. The eight Tar Heel squads honored this year include men's cross country, women's fencing, women's golf, gymnastics, men's soccer, men's tennis, women's tennis and volleyball.

Tar Heel Strength & Conditioning Announces Annual Honors

The UNC Strength and Conditioning staff has announced team awards for 2016-17, recognizing outstanding members of each Olympic sports team. Honorees have been selected based on performance and effort throughout the school year. The top award for each team is the Iron Ram Award, which goes to the athlete with the best overall performance during the year.

Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards

UNC Athletics celebrated the successes of the past year at the fifth-annual Rammy Awards Monday at Memorial Hall in the center of campus. The ceremony highlighted leaders in athletic performance, academic achievement and community service, recognizing both individual student-athletes and teams, as well as the department’s longest-tenured coach.

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