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Defense Leads UNC Field Hockey To Final Four, Olympic Notes

It seemed appropriate for UNC to extend its season behind its defense. The Tar Heels had allowed only two goals in their first four postseason games. Before surrendering one in the 35th minute Sunday, 250 minutes, 30 seconds of game time separated them from the last goal they surrendered. UNC's defense will continue to be key Friday, when it faces No. 1 Connecticut. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

UNC diver Greg Duncan Making A Splash

The rumblings about Greg Duncan began last October when Duncan announced his commitment to North Carolina. At that time, few schools in the country knew much about Duncan, a diver from Oakton, Va. But despite more programs starting to show interest in Duncan following his commitment, Sanchez said Duncan still hadn't quite proven himself to many. (GoHeels.com)

More Gold For USA & UNC As Baldwin Wins 50 Free at World University Games

University of North Carolina senior Caroline Baldwin won two medals and 2017 Tar Heel alumna Hellen Moffitt captured a silver medal Saturday as the swimming competition at the 2017 World University Games wrapped up. Competition was held at the National Taiwan Sport University Swimming Pool. Baldwin won the gold medal in the 50-meter freestyle Saturday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Swimmer Hellen Moffitt Claims Gold Medal At World University Games

UNC swimmer Hellen Moffitt made Tar Heel aquatics history Thursday when she captured the gold medal in the 100-meter butterfly at the World University Games being held in Chinese Taipei. She is the second Tar Heel to medal in this year's World University Games, joining teammate Caroline Baldwin who won bronze this in the 400-meter freestyle relay. (GoHeels.com)

Looking Back On A Year Of Service

UNC student-athletes, coaches and athletic department staff members participated in more than 5,200 hours of community outreach during the 2016-17 academic year. The Tar Heels partnered with a wide range of organizations, emphasizing involvement with local schools and with UNC Hospitals. UNC kicked off the year with the first-ever department-wide day of service. (GoHeels.com)

A summer update on former and current Tar Heel athletes

Here’s a roundup of how some UNC athletes have done recently. Several former men’s Tar Heels won the Gold Cup with the US men’s soccer team, but as you may expect, the women’s national team also has some former UNC players. Midfielder Allie Long and forward Crystal Dunn are both on the USWNT’s roster for the Tournament of Champions. (Tar Heel Blog)

Tar Heels Finish Top 10 In All-Sport Competition

The University of North Carolina was one of six athletic programs to finish in the top 10 in both the men's and women's standings in the 2016-17 Capital One Cup, which measures top 10-finishes in NCAA Championship play and coaches' polls in 20 men's and 21 women's sports. The Tar Heels finished third in the men's standings and ninth in the women's this year. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

UNC finishes 5th nationally in race for the Learfield Directors’ Cup

UNC finished fifth in the final 2016-17 Learfield Directors' Cup standings, the Tar Heels' 11th top-five and 20th top-10 finish in the 24-year history of the award. It marks the 18th time UNC is the highest-ranked ACC program. The Directors' Cup measures NCAA post-season competitive success and awards points to a maximum of 10 men's and 10 women's programs per school. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Swimmers, Recent Grads Abby Fisher And Katie McKay Leave Legacy Of Service

Before Abby Fisher and Katie McKay graduated from UNC this month, they put the finishing touch on a legacy of service and organized one last Carolina Athletics team for the 2017 UNC Relay for Life event. This year's team had around 80 participants at the event on April 7-8 and raised more than $1,000 for the fight against cancer, bringing the three-year total to nearly $15,000. (GoHeels.com)

Junior National Champ Grace Countie Commits to UNC Swimming

NCSA Junior National champion Grace Countie has given her verbal commitment, and she’ll be staying in the state of North Carolina as she begins her NCAA career. Countie, a swimmer for the Marlins of Raleigh, has committed to swim for the UNC Tar Heels. She’s already just over a tenth shy of what it took to qualify for 2017 NCAAs in the 50 freestyle. (Swim Swam)

Sixteen UNC Teams Score Perfect 1000 In APR

The 2017 NCAA champion men's basketball team and the 2016 women's lacrosse national champions are two of 16 University of North Carolina athletic programs to score a perfect 1000 in the NCAA's latest Academic Progress Rates for the academic year 2015-16. This is the third consecutive year the UNC men's basketball and women's lacrosse teams recorded a 1000. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Swimmers & Divers Wrap Up Strong 2016-17 Academic Year

UNC athletics honored outstanding years and phenomenal careers on Wednesday, May 3 at the fourth-annual Scholar-Athlete Academic Luncheon. The event recognized student-athletes who earned academic honors during the spring 2016 and fall 2016 semesters and also highlighted those who achieved at the highest level throughout their time at UNC. (GoHeels.com)

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...

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