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Twenty-Four Tar Heels Earned Perfect Grades In Spring
Twenty-four UNC student-athletes earned perfect 4.0 grade point averages for the 2016 spring semester. Among them are three Tar Heels who were also national champions this spring: women’s lacrosse team members Kelly Devlin, Mallory Frysinger and Elizabeth Haus. Three other student-athletes had perfect 4.0 GPAs in both the fall and spring semesters.
UNC 7th In Learfield Directors' Cup Final Standings
UNC finished seventh in the final 2015-16 Learfield Directors’ Cup standings, Carolina’s 19th top-10 finish in the 23-year history of the award and the 17th time the Tar Heels led all ACC schools. 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.
UNC’s Hayley Carter Named ACC Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year
UNC junior Hayley Carter has been named the 2016 ACC Women’s Tennis Scholar-Athlete of the Year, Commissioner John Swofford announced Thursday. Carter was the 2016 ACC Player of the Year and ACC Women’s Championship MVP. Carter earned the No. 1 seed in the singles bracket of the NCAA Tournament and advanced to the title match.
Carter, Kay Named To ITA Collegiate All-Star Team
North Carolina’s Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay are included on the 2016 ITA Collegiate All-Star Team, announced by The Intercollegiate Tennis Association on Tuesday. Carter became the first women’s player since Stanford’s Nicole Gibbs in 2012 to be ranked No. 1 in singles and doubles at the same time.
UNC Women's Tennis Adds Blue Chip Recruit Makenna Jones
Makenna Jones, a blue chip recruit from Greenville, South Carolina, has signed to play for the UNC women’s tennis program. Currently ranked 8th in the nation and second in the Southeast according to TennisRecruiting.net, Jones led Travelers Rest High School to a team state title in 2013, while also winning singles championships in 2013 and ’14.
Tar Heels Honored With ACC Awards For Outstanding Service
Austin Proehl, Football - Proehl is an eager and enthusiastic volunteer and makes frequent trips to read with local elementary school students. Members of the football team visit UNC Hospitals before each home game, and he is always among the group. No matter the opportunity or audience, Proehl brings energy and a positive spirit to the task.
So This Year of UNC Athletics Turned Out to Be Pretty Good
UNC baseball isn't in the NCAA Tournament but frankly that might be the only real blemish on the current athletic year. Even the heartbreak of the way the men's basketball season ended and the dumpster fire that women's basketball has become wasn't enough to take the shine of one of the more successful seasons in recent memory. Just how good was it?
Hayley Carter Named Honda Sports Award Finalist
Haley Carter from UNC is one of four nominees for the Honda Sport Award for tennis as announced by Chris Voelz, Executive Director of THE Collegiate Women Sports Awards (CWSA). The Honda Sport Award has been presented annually by the CWSA for the past 40 years to the top women athletes in 12 NCAA-sanctioned sports.
Carolina 4th, Carter #2 In Final 2016 ITA Rankings
North Carolina was featured prominently in the release of the final Oracle/ITA Collegiate Women’s Tennis Rankings for the 2015-16 season. UNC, the 2016 ACC Champions, finished No. 4 in the team rankings, the programs fourth-straight occasion of placing among the top-4 in the country. 2016 ACC Player of the Year Hayley Carter was No. 2 in the singles rankings.
Hayley Carter Falls In NCAA Singles Title Match
North Carolina All-America Hayley Carter’s bid for a national championship came up short on Monday to long-time rival Danielle Collins of Virginia in the final match of the 2016 NCAA Singles Championship. Carter finishes her season with a sterling 48-5 overall singles record.
UNC's Hayley Carter to Play for NCAA Tennis Title on Monday
North Carolina’s Hayley Carter will play for a national title on Monday at the NCAA Singles Championship. Carter, the No. 1 ranked player in the nation and the top seed in the singles tournament, defeated Miami’s eighth-seed Sinead Lohan, 1-6, 7-5, 6-2, in Sunday’s semifinal at the Case Tennis Center on the University of Tulsa campus.
Carter/Kay Bow Out At NCAA Doubles Championship
Top seed Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay lost in three sets on Sunday in the semifinals of the NCAA Doubles Championship. The top seeds were upended 6-4, 4-6, 1-0 (7) by Cal’s fourth-ranked tandem of Maegan Manasse and Denise Starr. Ranked No. 1 for a majority of the 2016 season, Carter and Kay finish up this year with a 36-7 overall doubles record.
Final Four Bound For Carter And Kay
UNC continued to dominate the NCAA Singles and Doubles Women’s Tennis Championship as both Hayley Carter and Whitney Kay reached the semifinals after impressive victories on Saturday. Top seed and No. 1-ranked Carter defeated No. 47 Katarina Adamovic of Oklahoma State, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, to reach the singles semifinals.
Tar Heel Doubles Team Falls In NCAA Quarterfinals
A historic season came to an end Saturday as UNC ‘s Jack Murray and Brayden Schnur fell in the NCAA Men’s Tennis Doubles Tournament quarterfinals in Tulsa, Okla. The Tar Heels were ousted 6-2, 7-6(7) by David Biosca and Rogerio Ribeiro of East Tennessee State, but not before earning All-America honors.
Carter, Kay Reach Quarterfinals At NCAA Tennis
No. 1-ranked Hayley Carter and doubles teammate Whitney Kay of the UNC women’s tennis team earned All-America status on Friday by reaching the quarterfinals at the NCAA Singles and Doubles Championship. Carter and Kay, the No. 1 seed in doubles, won in come-from-behind fashion over No. 22 Palina Dubavets and Stefani Stojic of UC Santa Barbara