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Video: Rammys 2017 - Bad Joke Telling

Coaches from North Carolina's athletic teams try to keep a straight face in a corny jokes battle in this video which first aired at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards. View Video...

Top Six Awards Honor Outstanding Service

Six Tar Heel student-athletes or teams were recently announced as this year's winners of ACC Top Six for Service Awards, recognizing outstanding commitment to community service: Leila Evans, Field Hockey; Nazair Jones, Football; Kayla Miles, Women's Lacrosse; Bryana Nguyen, Women's Golf; Mark Rizzo, Men's Lacrosse; UNC Softball Team (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

No. 2 Seminoles Take Series Opener vs. UNC Softball, 3-0

Small ball in the late innings broke a scoreless tie on Friday , night as No. 2 Florida State took the ACC series opener with North Carolina by a score of 3-0. With the loss, UNC fell to 36-16 (14-7 ACC). The top two teams in the ACC combined for just four hits in the pitcher's duel behind complete-game efforts from Brittany Pickett (20-6) and Meghan King (22-1). (GoHeels.com)

Kendra Lynch does it all for UNC softball

Eleven softball players got sick with norovirus in the first week of the spring semester. Kendra Lynch took care of all of them. “Kendra is literally running back and forth and back and forth across campus getting people help. It was unbelievable. And to top it all off, she didn’t get sick.” Things haven’t always gone according to plan for Kendra since she arrived at UNC. (Daily Tar Heel)

Video: UNC All Sports Highlights 2017

Relive North Carolina athletics highlight-worthy moments from the past year, including spectacular individual performances, dramatic come-from-behind victories, clutch plays, and national championships in a highlight video shown at UNC's 2017 Rammy Awards celebration. View Video...

No. 14 JMU Takes Doubleheader From UNC Softball

North Carolina closed out the 2017 regular-season home slate on Wednesday with a doubleheader against No. 14 James Madison. The Tar Heels came up just short in game one, leaving the bases loaded in the bottom of the seventh to fall 4-3. The Dukes had UNC's number in the nightcap, winning 8-0 in five innings. With the sweep, Carolina fell to 36-15. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Perseveres To Win Wild One, 11-10, In Extras

North Carolina evened the series with Syracuse on Sunday, outlasting a valiant Syracuse offense for an 11-10 victory in nine innings. The pair returned to the diamond for the series finale, but after UNC took a 3-1 lead in the top of the third, the game was halted for travel reasons and will not be completed. At the end of the weekend, UNC sits at 36-13 (14-6 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Drops Syracuse Opener, 3-1

Two runs in the bottom of the first proved all the offense that Syracuse would need, as the Orange held on to defeat North Carolina, 3-1, on a chilly Saturday. The win lifts SU to 26-16 (7-9 ACC), while the Tar Heels fall to 35-13 (13-6 ACC). Katelyn Shifflett led Carolina at the plate, going 2-for-3 with a solo home run. Taylor Wike reached base in each of her first three at-bats. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Struggles With Control, Fall To Winthrop, 8-7

A season-high eight walks issued over the first three innings spotted Winthrop an early 4-0 lead, and UNC’s comeback fell short, as the Tar Heels dropped a midweek matchup with the Eagles, 8-7, on Wednesday. Brittany Pickett and Kendra Lynch both went deep for three-run home runs, but defensive miscues gave WU the one-run victory. With the loss, UNC falls to 35-12. (GoHeels.com)

Brittany Pickett Nabs Second ACC Pitcher Of The Week Honor

UNC freshman Brittany Pickett was named ACC Co-Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday, marking her second weekly honor of the season. Pickett, who was also named Pitcher of the Week on March 14, picks up the fifth weekly ACC honor for the Tar Heels this season, following Player of the Week awards for Katie Bailiff (2/21) and Kendra Lynch (2/28, 3/14). (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heel Softball Completes Sweep Of Boston College On Senior Day

Boston College plated two runs in the top of the first, but a six-run fifth inning propelled North Carolina to victory in Saturday’s series finale as the Tar Heels concluded their final home ACC series with a three-game sweep of the Eagles. The win increases UNC’s foothold on second place in the conference standings at 35-11 (13-5 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Sweeps Doubleheader, Clinches Series With BC

North Carolina hosted Boston College in an ACC doubleheader on Friday evening. Freshman Brittany Pickett allowed a single earned run over 14 innings pitched to lead the Tar Heels to the twin bill sweep. Carolina clinched the series victory in game two, using timely hitting to win the pitcher’s duel, 2-0, behind a three-hit shutout from Pickett. (GoHeels.com)

Kendra Lynch Named Collegiate Softball Player of the Year Finalist

North Carolina senior Kendra Lynch was selected as a Finalist for USA Softball Collegiate Player of the Year on Wednesday, as announced by USA Softball. Now in its 16th year, it is the most prestigious individual honor in NCAA Division I softball. A starting pitcher who hits for power, Lynch is enjoying the best offensive season of her career. (GoHeels.com)

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