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ACC & ESPN To Air 21 UNC Volleyball Matches
The Atlantic Coast Conference is pleased to announce that nearly every North Carolina volleyball match will air live on the brand new ACC Network Extra in 2016. Fans can find ACC Network Extra matches at WatchESPN.com or in the WatchESPN app. Two North Carolina home matches have been selected for live television broadcasts.
Lower Concessions Prices & More Options At UNC Venues
The UNC department of athletics and its concessions partner, Aramark Sports and Entertainment, is introducing reduced concessions prices and new outside food and beverage options for all Olympic sports venues for the 2016-17 school year. Fans can enjoy lower-priced food and beverage options at Olympic sports events.
Tar Heels’ fall Olympic sports preview
Last year’s North Carolina field hockey team finished as the runner-up in the National Championship. The volleyball team has been one of the top teams in the ACC the last few years. The men’s soccer team consistently fields one of the top teams in the country, and the women’s soccer team is considered one of the most successful programs of all time.
UNC Volleyball Picked To Win ACC In 2016
North Carolina volleyball is projected to win the ACC in 2016. The Tar Heels garnered the most votes from the conference coaches for the second straight season (194), holding a large margin over the next two teams, Florida State (182) and Miami (159). Additionally, pin hitters Taylor Treacy and Taylor Leath were selected Preseason All-ACC.
UNC Olympic sports and the impact of the ACC Network
As Cunningham says in the video above, the ACC Network will give the Olympic teams at UNC much more exposure. The network will allow for fans, family, and recruits to watch these teams from anywhere in the world. This certainly will help in recruiting new athletes. It will show recruits, who may not be able to easily get to Chapel Hill, all that UNC has to offer.
ACC Academic Honor Roll Includes All-Time High From UNC
An all-time high 356 UNC student-athletes have been named to the 2015-16 ACC Academic Honor Roll, announced Thursday. The ACC Academic Honor Roll recognizes student-athletes who participated in a varsity-level sport and registered a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the full academic year.
Tar Heel Top 25 Wins in 2015-16: No. 20-No. 16
No. 17: No. 13 Carolina 15, No. 2 South Carolina 0 - Baseball, April 13, 2016: The Tar Heels put it all together in one of its highest-profile games of the year, smashing border rival South Carolina 15-0 at Charlotte's BB&T Ballpark in front of the largest crowd ever to watch a regular-season game in the Tar Heel state.
My Carolina Experience: Ece Taner
Growing up in Turkey, Ece Taner was fortunate to have been accepted at the Isikkent Institution. There, she was able to grow alongside her classmates from pre-school through high school, developing in a close-knit environment where she was exposed to extracurricular opportunities like swimming, art, and theater, but nothing excited Taner like volleyball did.
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.
Paige Neuenfeldt Nominated For NCAA Woman Of The Year
UNC’s Paige Neuenfeldt was selected as a nominee for 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year, as announced by the NCAA Committee on Women’s Athletics. The NCAA Woman of the Year award honors graduating female college athletes who have distinguished themselves throughout their collegiate careers in academics, athletics, service and leadership.
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.