Blog: UNC Sports

May. 15, 2014 @ 06:57 PM

UNC blanks Texas A&M in women's tennis Sweet 16

Seventh-seeded North Carolina downed 10th-seeded Texas A&M 4-0 in the Round of 16 at the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Thursday at the Ken Byers Tennis Complex.

May. 14, 2014 @ 08:51 PM

APR: Duke No. 1 in ACC football, basketball; UNC last

Duke led all ACC football and men’s basketball teams while North Carolina was last in the conference in the two major sports in the latest four-year Academic Progress Rate scores, which were released by the NCAA on Wednesday.

May. 13, 2014 @ 09:51 PM

Tar Heels take down Gardner-Webb on the road

Taylore Cherry tossed six shutout innings and Skye Bolt hit his second home run of the year as North Carolina defeated Gardner-Webb 7-2 Tuesday night at Shelby High School’s Veterans Field at Keeter Stadium.

May. 10, 2014 @ 10:37 PM

UNC women advance to NCAA tennis Sweet 16

Seventh seed North Carolina cruised to a 4-0 victory over No. 64 Georgia State on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Women's Tennis Championship at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

May. 10, 2014 @ 10:26 PM

UNC men's lacrosse season ends in NCAA opener at Denver

Denver got two goals each from Zach Miller and Erik Adamson and a goal and three assists from Jack Bobzien and defeated North Carolina 9-5 in the NCAA Tournament first round on Saturday night at Peter Barton Stadium.

May. 10, 2014 @ 08:43 PM

NCAA golf: Duke, N.C. State advance; UNC women eliminated

For the 26th time in school history and the 19th out of the last 20 years, the Duke women’s golf team will participate in the NCAA Championship. The top-seeded and third-ranked Blue Devils tied for third with N.C. State Satruday at the NCAA East Regional at the 6,257-yard, par 72 SouthWood Golf Club.

May. 11, 2014 @ 12:35 PM

NFL Draft: Cockrell, 3 from UNC picked; Four sign FA deals

Cockrell’s selection was the first of a busy day at the NFL Draft for Duke and North Carolina. After Cockrell went to Buffalo with the 109th pick, Cincinnati selected UNC offensive lineman Russell Bodine with the 111th pick. Tar Heels strong safety Tre Boston went to the Carolina Panthers later in the fourth round at the 128th overall slot. In the seventh round, Minnesota selected UNC cornerback Jabari Price with the 225th overall pick.

May. 10, 2014 @ 06:34 PM

UNC men sweep past S.C. State in NCAA tennis opener

The seventh-ranked North Carolina men's tennis team cruised past South Carolina State 4-0 on Saturday at Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center to advance to the second round of the NCAA Men's Tennis Championships.

May. 10, 2014 @ 08:10 PM

No. 4 Seminoles win again, leaving UNC on postseason ropes

With a chance for selection to postseason play hanging in the balance, a struggling UNC team likely needs big wins against No. 4 Florida State this weekend and at Miami later this week to get into the College World Series chase. But the Tar Heels face a possible sweep today by the Seminoles, who dominated the first two games in a three-game series by a combined 17-2 score, including a convincing 10-2 win Saturday.

May. 09, 2014 @ 11:39 PM

Mistakes doom UNC in series-opening loss to Seminoles

Facing No. 4 Florida State and ace Luke Weaver and needing some wins to improve its NCAA Tournament chances, North Carolina couldn’t afford any mental mistakes. Instead, the Tar Heels allowed two runs to score on a wild pitch in the second inning, sending the Seminoles on their way to a 7-0 win in the series opener at Boshamer Stadium.

May. 09, 2014 @ 11:31 PM

UNC defensive end Kareem Martin goes to Cards in 3rd round

UNC senior defensive end Kareem Martin will be joining former Tar Heel guard Jonathan Cooper in Arizona.

May. 09, 2014 @ 11:34 PM

Tar Heel women fall to 11th at NCAA Central Regional golf

UNC, which was tied for 8th after opening round, slides to a tie for 11th in Stillwater, Okla. UNC's Katherine Perry falls four slots to a tie for seventh place.


May. 09, 2014 @ 07:24 PM

UNC stops VCU in NCAA opener, to host Georgia State Sat.

Seventh seed North Carolina won 4-0 over VCU in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tennis Championship on Friday afternoon from Cone-Kenfield Tennis Center.

May. 09, 2014 @ 06:04 PM

Florida State eliminates UNC in ACC softball semifinals

North Carolina’s 2014 season came to a close Friday as the Tar Heels were eliminated from the ACC Softball Tournament 9-1 in five innings by top seed Florida State at the University of Maryland.

May. 08, 2014 @ 11:01 PM

Lions' Mane Man: UNC's Ebron goes No. 10, gets engaged

Tight end Eric Ebron proposes in afternoon to UNC women's basketball player Brittany Roundtree, finds perfect mate in Detroit Lions Thursday night.