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Tar Heels' Graduation Success Rate At 82 Percent

UNC’s Graduation Success Rate for student-athletes for the incoming cohort of academic years 2006-2009 is 82 percent in data released today by the NCAA. Seven Carolina teams scored 100 percent in their respective GSRs, including women’s fencing, field hockey, women’s golf, gymnastics, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis and volleyball. (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Stings Yellow Jackets In Comeback Victory

For the second time in six days, No. 8 North Carolina found itself trailing two sets to none in ACC play, but once again the Tar Heels battled all the way back, this time defeating Georgia Tech at home, 3-2. The win lifts UNC to 23-3 (15-1 ACC),. “I actually challenged a bunch of them, especially the seniors,” said head coach Joe Sagula of his locker room speech. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Uses Efficient Offense To Tame Tigers

No. 8 North Carolina recorded one of its most efficient matches in program history on Friday night, cruising to a 3-0 sweep of Clemson behind .489 hitting. Three Tar Heel starters hit at least .500 in the match, as UNC improved to 22-3 (14-1 ACC). The Tar Heels led an extremely balanced attack, with senior Hayley McCorkle leading the charge (GoHeels.com)

Taylor Leath Named AVCA National Player of the Week

UNC outside hitter Taylor Leath was selected as the Sports Imports/AVCA Division I Player of the Week on Tuesday after her spectacular performance at Florida State on Sunday. Leath, who earned ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday, is the first Tar Heel ever to be named National Player of the Week by the American Volleyball Coaches Association. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Volleyball Storms Back To Defeat No. 10 Seminoles

No. 12 North Carolina stormed back from an 0-2 deficit on Sunday afternoon to defeat No. 10 Florida State, 3-2. Sophomore Taylor Leath dominated the match with 26 kills to lead the Tar Heels to their third victory over a top-10 team this season. With the win, the Tar Heels distance themselves at the top of the ACC standings at 21-3 (13-1 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

Balanced Attack Leads UNC Volleyball Past Hurricanes, 3-1

No. 12 North Carolina returned to its winning ways on Friday night, battling to a 3-1 victory over Miami. After cruising to a 2-0 match lead, the Tar Heels found themselves in an 18-10 hole in the fourth set, but UNC fought back to win the set, 26-24, and seal the match. “I'm so proud of this team to have such a great comeback,” said head coach Joe Sagula. (GoHeels.com)

Abigail Curry Named CoSIDA Academic All-District

UNC senior Abigail Curry has been recognized as one of the nation’s top student-athletes on and off the court, earning Academic All-District honors as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Curry is the 12th Tar Heel program history to earn the prestigious award and is now in the running for Academic All-America. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Volleyball Suffers First ACC Loss At Pittsburgh, 3-2

No. 8 North Carolina’s 11-match winning streak ended on Sunday, as the University of Pittsburgh took down the Tar Heels in five sets (21-25, 25-19, 15-25, 25-23, 6-15) to hand Carolina its first ACC loss of the season. The Tar Heels drop to 19-3 (11-1 ACC). The Tar Heel blocking unit was in tip top shape on Sunday, as UNC put up a total of 16.5 blocks in the match. (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Extends Winning Streak With Victory Over VT

No. 8 North Carolina captured its 11th straight victory on Friday night, taking down Virginia Tech, 3-1. Taylor Treacy tied her career high with 18 kills, and Taylor Fricano posted her third-straight match with a career-high seven blocks to lead the Tar Heels to victory. With the win, UNC improves to 19-2 (11-0 ACC) while Virginia Tech falls to 8-14 (3-8 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Secures 10th Straight Win With Sweep Of Syracuse

No. 8 North Carolina captured its 10th straight victory on Sunday, rolling to a sweep of Syracuse on national television to open ACC play a perfect 10-0 for the first time in program history. The first-place Tar Heels took down the Orange, 25-21, 25-12, 25-21, to claim their third consecutive sweep and sixth in ACC play. The win lifts UNC to 18-2 (10-0 ACC). (GoHeels.com)

No. 8 UNC Volleyball Clips Eagles, 3-0

Eighth-ranked North Carolina captured its ninth-straight victory on Friday, soaring past Boston College in straight sets. The Tar Heels out-hit the Eagles .323 to -.010 in the match, led by a stellar offensive performance by opposite hitter Taylor Treacy. With the win, UNCimproves to 17-2 and matches its best start to ACC play in school history at 9-0. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

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). (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

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. (GoHeels.com)

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