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Seniors Lead No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Past Pitt, 6-1
North Carolina honored its three seniors on Sunday before their final regular season women's tennis match of the season. The top-ranked Tar Heels were led by that trio in a 6-1 victory over Pitt at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. The most successful four-year stretch in program history continues into the ACC Championship next week in Cary, North Carolina.
UNC Men's Tennis Claims Share Of ACC Regular Season Crown With 11th Win
North Carolina earned a share of the ACC men's tennis regular season title with a 4-0 win at Miami on Sunday. The Tar Heels finish conference play with a record of 11-1, setting a new program mark for most ACC wins in a season. Next up for UNC is the ACC Championship, which runs Wednesday through Sunday in Cary, N.C. North Carolina is the No. 2 seed.
UNC Men's Tennis Pulls Off Win At No. 11 FSU
North Carolina earned an impressive ACC men's tennis road win on Friday, beating No. 11 Florida State 4-1 on the Seminoles' home court. With the win at Scott Speicher Tennis Center, UNC improves to 19-4 on the season and 10-1 in ACC play with one regular-season match remaining, at Miami on Sunday. FSU (25-3, 9-2) had won 14 in a row at home.
From Chapel Hill to Stillwater: Hayley Carter embarks on tennis coaching career
After graduating from UNC, the plan for so long was for Hayley Carter to play tennis professionally, but life doesn’t always go according to plan. After Carter was injured in her first professional tournament, Oklahoma State coach Chris Young came calling. This time, it was Carter’s turn to celebrate, now as an assistant coach for the OSU women’s tennis team.
UNC Women's Tennis Ranked No. 1 For 10th Straight Week
For the 10th consecutive week, the UNC women's tennis team sits atop the women's national rankings in the latest Oracle/ITA Collegiate Tennis Men's and Women's Division I National Rankings. Crowned champions at the 2018 ITA Division I National Women's Team Indoor Championship, North Carolina holds a 22-2 record, with an 11-1 mark in ACC play.
Kenny Selmon Doesn't Disappoint, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Kenny Selmon waited for the right opportunity to compete in the 400-meter hurdles for the first time this spring. Finally, on Saturday at the Hurricane Collegiate Invitational, that time arrived. And in his season debut in the event, Selmon didn't disappoint. Competing in the 400-meter hurdles, Selmon ran a 49.00, the fastest time in the nation so far this outdoor season.
UNC Men's Tennis Celebrates Robert Kelly With Senior Day Win
It was the Tar Heels' eighth shutout and their final home match of the regular season, and it started outside but finished inside due to a passing storm. Yet the biggest story was Robert Kelly, North Carolina's sole fourth-year player who was honored in Senior Day ceremonies after UNC locked up the doubles point en route to a 4-0 win over Clemson Sunday.
No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Cruises Past Clemson, 7-0
No. 1 North Carolina retained its stranglehold on first place in the ACC women's tennis standings after a 7-0 victory at Clemson on Sunday afternoon from Furman University. The Tar Heels (22-2, 11-1 ACC) head into the final week of the regular season tied at the top with long-time rival Duke, who disposed of Pitt on Sunday by a likewise, 7-0, result.
No. 8 UNC Men's Tennis Earns 4-1 Win Over Georgia Tech
The eighth-ranked UNC men's tennis team beat Georgia Tech 4-1 Saturday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center, improving to 8-1 in ACC play and 17-4 overall. The Tar Heels have a quick turnaround to their next match, a home meeting with Clemson on Sunday at 1 p.m. Sunday's match is the last at home during the regular season and the Tar Heels will honor senior Robert Kelly.
No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Blanks Virginia, 7-0
Alle Sanford earned the deciding point to lead No. 1 North Carolina to a 7-0 victory over No. 21 Virginia on Friday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center. UNC, who improved to 21-2 with its fifth-straight victory, remains atop the ACC standings with a 10-1 mark. UNC visits Clemson on Sunday at 12 p.m. The match will be played at Furman University in Greenville, S.C.
UNC junior Blaine Boyden takes on tennis and life with a full heart
There he was again, out on the courts before the rest of the UNC men’s tennis team. This has become the norm for Blaine Boyden, who is 17-0 in singles this season while playing anywhere from Court Four to Six. He had two straight match-clinching wins in the NCAA Tournament last season that sent UNC to the championship. However, he wasn’t always like this.
UNC’s William Blumberg, Robert Kelly Become Nation's No. 1 Ranked Doubles Pairing
In the newest Oracle/ITA men’s tennis rankings released Tuesday, UNC's duo of William Blumberg and Robert Kelly ascended to the No. 1 ranked doubles team in the country. All-Americans last season in their first year together, Blumberg and Kelly have previously been ranked as high as No. 3–but this is the first time they’ve reached the top spot.
Another Goal Achieved For Morgan Lane, UNC Olympic Sports Notes
Morgan Lane had come close before. But on Saturday at N.C. State's Reynolds Coliseum, Lane finally accomplished one of the few things she had yet to achieve in her storied UNC gymnastics career – she qualified for the NCAA Championships. Lane earned an all-around score of 39.325 to finish in a tie for sixth at the 2018 NCAA Southeast Regional.
No. 6 UNC Men’s Tennis Rolls Past Boston College
The UNC men's tennis team earned its seventh ACC victory of the spring Sunday, winning 6-1 at Boston College. Playing on indoor courts at Flynn Recreation Center, the Tar Heels improved to 16-4, 7-1 ACC. Next up for UNC is a pair of home matches, hosting Georgia Tech on Saturday at noon and Clemson next Sunday at 1 p.m. at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.
No. 1 UNC Women's Tennis Remains Atop ACC With 6-1 Win At Louisville
Junior Chloe Ouellet-Pizer won the clinching point to help the No. 1-ranked North Carolina women's tennis team to a 6-1 victory at Louisville on Sunday at the Bass Rudd Tennis Complex. UNC (20-2, 9-1 ACC) extended its win streak to four matches to remain tied for the ACC lead and registered its 20th dual match win of 2018 in the victory over the Cardinals.