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Tar Heels Sweep ACC Men's Tennis Player Awards
For the first time in program history, North Carolina has swept the 2018 Atlantic Coast Conference men's tennis player awards, with William Blumberg named the ACC Player of the Year and Benjamin Sigouin the ACC Freshman of the Year. The league announced the honors on Thursday. Blumberg and Sigouin were also named to the All-ACC first team.
UNC Women's Tennis Places Four On All-ACC Teams
North Carolina, the 2018 ACC Women's Tennis Champions, placed four players on the All-ACC Team on Thursday. Makenna Jones earned first-team honors, while Sara Daavettila, Alexa Graham and Alle Sanford were voted to the second team. Jones has had a remarkable second season in Chapel Hill, posting just the second 14-0 ACC record in program history.
UNC Women's Tennis Leaves Cary As Champions
It required overcoming adversity. But Sunday, just moments after UNC defeated Duke, 4-2, the Tar Heels found themselves in a familiar position, swarming Sara Daavettila after her win clinched another ACC Championship. The victory helped North Carolina become the first program to win three straight ACC Championships since Georgia Tech from 2005-07.
Video: UNC Wins 2018 ACC Women's Tennis Championship
North Carolina won its third consecutive ACC Women's Tennis Championship Sunday, beating top-seeded Duke 4-2. UNC's Makenna Jones was named Tournament MVP for her performances. The win was the Tar Heels' 9th ACC Women's Tennis Championship in program history.
Chansky’s Notebook: ‘Trips’ All Around
Jenny Levy tops a Sunday of three’s for the Tar Heels. On a weekend the Carolina baseball team swept N.C. State in Raleigh for the first time ever and the women’s tennis team won its third straight ACC championship, Jenny Levy did it again. Her women’s lacrosse team also won the ACC tournament for the third consecutive year, adding to Levy’s incredible record.
UNC Women's Tennis Beats Duke To Win Back-To-Back-To-Back ACC Titles
The North Carolina women's tennis team won its third consecutive ACC Championship on Sunday by defeating top seeded Duke, 4-2, at the Cary Tennis Center. Carolina (26-3) is the first program to win three-straight ACC Championships since Georgia Tech from 2005-07. The Tar Heels' ninth title breaks a tie with Clemson for the second most in league history.
No. 6 UNC Men's Tennis Shuts Out FSU To Earn Finals Spot
Sixth-ranked North Carolina blanked No. 11 Florida State 4-0 Saturday at Cary Tennis Park to advance in the Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Tennis Championship and earn a spot in Sunday's title match. The Tar Heels will meet No. 1 Wake Forest, the tournament's top seed, at 2 p.m. for the conference crown. The Tar Heel women are also playing for an ACC crown.
UNC Women's Tennis Tops Georgia Tech To Reach ACC Title Match
North Carolina took down second-seed Georgia Tech, 4-3, on Saturday and will play for a third-consecutive ACC Women's Tennis Championship title on Sunday at the Cary Tennis Park. The third-seeded Tar Heels face No. 1 seed Duke in Sunday's finale at 10 a.m. UNC posted its eighth-straight dual match victory in the ACC Championship in the last three years.
No. 6 UNC Men's Tennis Advances With Shutout Win Over NC State
The North Carolina men's tennis team earned its fifth consecutive trip to the ACC Tournament semifinals with a 4-0 win over No. 22 NC State Friday at Cary Tennis Park. The sixth-ranked Tar Heels (21-4) are seeded second in the tournament and received a double-bye into Friday's quarterfinals. Next is a meeting with No. 11 Florida State on Saturday at 2 p.m.
No. 2 UNC Women's Tennis Eases Past Wake Forest In ACC Quarterfinals
Junior Chloe Ouellet-Pizer's win sent second ranked and No. 3 seed North Carolina to a 4-1 victory over 11th seed Wake Forest in an ACC Championship women's tennis quarterfinal match on Friday at Cary Tennis Park. UNC (24-3) advances to the ACC semifinals for the 10th year in a row, and evens its record at 5-5 all-time against Wake Forest in the ACC Championship.
Makenna Jones Realizing Her Potential
Makenna Jones' success shouldn't come as a surprise. The daughter of two professional tennis players, she was considered a blue chip recruit when she enrolled at UNC. This is where she knew she wanted to be. Some unexpected obstacles and a previous college commitment almost prevented that. But after she changed directions, she found a home here.
UNC Women's Tennis No. 2, Makenna Jones Up To No. 7 In Latest Rankings
For the first time since January, the UNC women's tennis team is not the No. 1 team in the nation according to the Oracle ITA Collegiate Tennis Rankings. The Tar Heels check in No. 2 this week after Vanderbilt took over the top spot. Makenna Jones, who was named ACC Player of the Week on Tuesday, moved up to No. 7 in the national singles rankings.
Benjamin Sigouin Named ACC Men's Tennis Player of the Week
UNC freshman Benjamin Sigouin has been named ACC Player of the Week, announced Tuesday. Playing at No. 2 singles, Sigouin helped the Tar Heels to a pair of road wins to earn a share of the ACC regular season title. At FSU on Friday, he beat #31 Guy Iradkunda in straight sets (6-2, 6-3) to clinch the match for UNC. It was the third ACC win he's clinched.
Makenna Jones Selected ACC Women's Tennis Player Of The Week
UNC's Makenna Jones has been named ACC Women's Tennis Co-Player of the Week. Jones shined for North Carolina as the sophomore from Greenville, South Carolina, went 2-0 in singles, taking down Duke's fourth-ranked Samantha Harris (7-6, 1-6, 7-6 (7-4), and Pitt's Gabriela Rezende (6-1, 6-4), finishing a perfect 14-0 in ACC singles play.
Tar Heels Celebrate At Rammy Awards
UNC Athletics celebrated the many talents of Tar Heel student-athletes Monday evening at the sixth-annual Rammy Awards. The show opened with a highlight video and ended with the North Carolina alma mater. The hour in between included laughter, cheers, tears, bloopers and, of course, an appearance by everyone's favorite Carolina canine, Remington.