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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.

Paige Neuenfeldt, Jarrod James Receive Chancellor's Awards

Two Tar Heel student-athletes have been honored with 2016 Chancellor’s Awards, the University’s most prestigious awards for academic achievement and leadership. Seniors Paige Neuenfeldt (volleyball) and Jarrod James (football) were among the 73 Carolina students recognized for the most recent school year.

UNC Volleyball Recruiting Class Ranked No. 3 In The Nation

UNC volleyball’s incoming freshman class is ranked No. 3 in the nation according to PrepVolleyball.com. It is the sixth time since 2003 that the Tar Heels’ recruiting class has appeared in the top-30 rankings and the first time since the 2012 class earned the No. 8 ranking. The 2016 UNC recruiting class is possibly the most decorated group ever to arrive in Chapel Hill.

UNC Student-Athletes Become Pen Pals With Local Elementary Students

It started small, with UNC student-athletes writing to a single class of fifth-graders in the fall of 2013. This year, more than 350 Carolina student-athletes exchanged letters every few weeks with students in the second through fifth grades at New Hope. Today, Tar Heel kicker Nick Weiler helps coordinate the program on the student-athlete side.

Scholar-Athlete Luncheon Recognizes Academic Excellence

The day’s highest honor went to the Top 10 Scholar-Athletes, the five senior men and women who rank the highest in the most impressive collegiate statistic: grade point average. Each invited a faculty member and introduced him or her during brief remarks. In addition to speaking about each honored faculty member, the students looked back on their time at UNC.

Tar Heels Compile Record-High APR

UNC student-athletes compiled a record-high Academic Progress Rate of 987 in 2014-15 and compiled a four-year rating of 981, two points above the national rate. It is the second consecutive year the Tar Heels have set or tied their top single-season score in the APR. The 18 Tar Heel programs that scored a 1000 in 2014-15 include men’s basketball.

Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches Edition

It's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.

Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em Out

Diving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.

Rammys Recognize Tar Heel Successes

From the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service.

Seven UNC Programs Honored For Top APRs

The NCAA is honoring seven athletic programs at UNC for placing among the top 10 percent nationally in Academic Progress Rates in their respective sports. The seven Tar Heel squads honored this year include women’s fencing, women’s golf, gymnastics, men’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis, women’s tennis and volleyball.

Volleyball star Paige Neuenfeldt transitions into role on UNC women's basketball team

With a minute left to play in Thursday night’s game against Pittsburgh, a familiar face bounded off the UNC bench and onto the court. Paige Neuenfeldt — senior middle hitter and star of the UNC volleyball team — made her debut on the women’s basketball roster. An All-ACC first-team member, Neuenfeldt didn’t want to end her athletic career.

Video: Girls and Women in Sports Day at UNC

The annual Girls and Women in Sports Day took place in Fetzer Gym on Sunday, January 17. Hundreds of children had the opportunity to spend time with their favorite Carolina women's teams.

Tar Heels Third In Final Fall Director's Cup Standings

UNC is in third place in the final fall sports Learfield Directors’ Cup standings. The Tar Heels amassed 342 points in the fall, including 90 by the field hockey team, which reached the final four for the 20th time and played in its 16th national championship game. Carolina is third nationally behind Stanford (479.5) and Syracuse (347.5).

Paige Neuenfeldt Earns Senior CLASS Award First Team Honors

UNC's Paige Neuenfeldt was named to the Senior CLASS Award All-America Volleyball First Team on Thursday, recognizing her outstanding efforts on and off the court. Given to Division I senior student-athletes with notable achievements in classroom, community, character and competition, Neuenfeldt was one of five seniors in the nation named to the First Team.

Paige Neuenfeldt Named Volleyball Third-Team All-America

After three consecutive seasons with an AVCA All-America Honorable Mention, senior middle hitter Paige Neuenfeldt became the third Tar Heel in program history to garner AVCA All-America honors, earning a place on the 2015 Third Team, as announced by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. Neuenfeldt is the only ACC player to earn All-America honors this season.

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