UNC Volleyball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Tar Heels Volleyball.

Sheila Doyle Latest To Earn ACC Volleyball Player Of The Week

UNC senior Sheila Doyle was named ACC Player of the Week on Monday after a stellar performance over the weekend against Notre Dame and Louisville. Doyle is the fifth Tar Heel to take home the ACC’s top weekly honor this season and Monday’s honor marks the eighth overall weekly award for UNC over the first eight weeks of the year. (

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Soars Past Cardinals In Three Sets

No. 8 North Carolina extended its winning streak to eight straight on Sunday afternoon, taking down 2015 ACC Champion Louisville in straight sets (25-11, 25-21, 25-17). With the win, UNC improves to 16-2 on the season and matches its best start to ACC play since 2002 with a perfect 8-0 record. With the loss, the Cardinals slip to 6-12 (1-7 ACC). (

Strong Defense Leads No. 8 UNC Volleyball To Thrilling Victory

No. 8 North Carolina escaped South Bend with a victory on Friday night, battling to defeat the Fighting Irish, 3-2, and secure sole possession of first place in the ACC standings. The Tar Heel back line held firm to post the most digs in a match in five years, as UNC (15-2, 7-0 ACC) handed Notre Dame (15-4, 6-1) its first loss in conference play. (

Julia Scoles Repeats As ACC Volleyball Player Of The Week

North Carolina freshman Julia Scoles collected her second consecutive ACC Player of the Week honor on Monday afternoon, after leading the Tar Heels to sweeps of No. 16 Florida State and Miami. The Mooresville, North Carolina, native is the first Tar Heel to win back-to-back ACC Player of the Week honors since 1989. (

No. 9 Tar Heel Volleyball Sweeps Away Hurricanes, 3-0

No. 9 North Carolina continued its winning ways on Sunday afternoon, rolling to a 3-0 sweep of Miami (25-20, 25-10, 25-18) to complete a perfect home weekend of ACC play. The Tar Heels out-hit the Hurricanes, .342 to .055 to improve to 14-2 (6-0 ACC). Freshman Julia Scoles led the Tar Heels’ attack with 12 kills, unleashing eight in the third set alone. (

Balanced Attack Leads Tar Heel Volleyball To Sweep Of No. 16 FSU

No. 9 North Carolina experienced a happy homecoming on Friday night, cruising to a 3-0 sweep of No. 16 Florida State in its ACC home opener. The win marks UNC’s third over a ranked opponent this season as the Tar Heels improve to 13-2 (5-0 ACC), while Florida State takes its first conference loss of the year, falling to 11-3 (4-1 ACC). (

Julia Scoles Named ACC Volleyball Player of the Week

North Carolina freshman Julia Scoles was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday after leading the Tar Heels to road wins over Georgia Tech and Clemson. A two-time ACC Freshman of the Week honoree, Scoles is the first Carolina true freshman to be named ACC Player of the Week since 1989. (

No. 10 UNC Volleyball Finishes Road Trip With 3-1 Victory Over Clemson

No. 10 North Carolina volleyball concluded its extended road trip with a victory on Sunday, defeating Clemson, 3-1. The Tar Heels used efficient offense and effective serving to pick up the win, improving to 12-2 (4-0 ACC). Freshman Julia Scoles led the match with 16 kills, hitting an impressive .481 with three service aces. (

UNC Volleyball Stings Yellow Jackets, 3-0

No. 10 North Carolina continued its winning ways on Friday night, exhibiting poise down the stretch to defeat a tough Georgia Tech team in straight sets. Unaffected by a boisterous and passionate crowd, the 10th-ranked Tar Heels came out of at Atlanta with a sweep for just the second time since 1988 to improve to 11-2 (3-0 ACC) on the season. (

UNC Volleyball Escapes Boston College Comeback Bid

No. 12 UNC volleyball cruised to a 2-0 match lead, but an hour later the Tar Heels found themselves facing match point at Boston College, down 14-13 in the fifth set. UNC retained its poise and battled to a 21-19 victory to claim its second five-set victory of the week. The win lifts Carolina to 10-2 (2-0 ACC), while Boston College falls to 5-7 (0-2 ACC). (

UNC Volleyball Battles Back To Top NC State In ACC Opener

After a strong opening set, No. 12 North Carolina found itself trailing 2-1 at crosstown rival NC State, but the Tar Heels roared back to take the match in five and win the first Atlantic Coast Conference match of the season, 25-17, 20-25, 21-25, 25-14, 15-7. The win lifts UNC to 9-2 (1-0 ACC), while NC State falls to 7-6 (0-1 ACC). (

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Wins Horned Frog Challenge

No. 8 North Carolina suffered a setback on Saturday evening, surrendering a 2-1 match lead to fall to TCU in five sets. Despite the loss, the Tar Heels were crowned the victors of the Horned Frog Challenge, having won the most sets among those who finished the weekend 2-1. Heading into the start of conference play, UNC sits at 8-2. (

UNC Volleyball Opens TCU Invitational With Sweep of Sam Houston State

No. 8 Carolina raced to a 3-0 sweep of Sam Houston State on Friday afternoon to open the TCU Horned Frog Invitational. The Tar Heels needed just one hour and 16 minutes to defeat the Bearkats, claiming the match with set scores of 25-21, 25-18, 25-13. UNC improves to 7-1. Junior middle hitter Beth Nordhorn had a career day for the Tar Heels, (

I'm A Tar Heel: Sheila Doyle

UNC was a school I always admired. From the excellent academics, to the competitive athletics, ideal college town, and picturesque campus, Carolina had it all. I could not help but dream of one day wearing a jersey in the perfect shade of blue and dominating Duke in the greatest college sports rivalry. Somehow, I was lucky enough that this dream became reality. (

UNC Volleyball Breaks Into Top 10 Of AVCA Poll

Following a victory over No. 2 Wisconsin on Friday night, Carolina volleyball (6-1) moved into the top 10 in this week’s American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) Poll, coming in at No. 8. It marks the 11th time that UNC has appeared in the top 10 of the AVCA Coaches Poll and fourth straight season with at least one week in the top 10. (

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