The North Carolina women’s lacrosse team has a familiar seed Sunday as it seeks its first national championship. The Tar Heels (14-3) received the No. 3 seed for the fourth time in five years and will face either High Point (10-8) or Loyola (10-8) Sunday at 1 p.m. at Fetzer Field. Duke received its 16th consecutive NCAA Tournament bid although the Blue Devils (12-5) didn’t get as favorable a seed as the Tar Heels.
North Carolina received some motivation from the selection committee as it heads into the NCAA Tournament. Despite being ranked No. 1 by both the media and the coaches, being third in the RPI, having the nation’s longest winning streak (nine games) and winning the championship in the No. 1 RPI conference, the Tar Heels (12-3) received the No. 5 seed Sunday.
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Each living honoree will speak at tonight’s North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame induction banquet. When asked how long his speech will be, former North Carolina running back Kelvin Bryant chuckled.
“Not that long, trust me,” Bryant said. “It’s real short and straight to the point.”
The North Carolina women’s tennis team is the No. 2 seed and will host a regional for the 11th time in 12 seasons when the NCAA team tournament begins on May 10.
Bill Guthridge walked over to a bookshelf in his office at the Smith Center last week and pulled out a newspaper from Oct. 10, 1997 — the day after Dean Smith resigned and Guthridge took over the North Carolina men’s basketball program.
The third-ranked Duke women’s golf team received its 21st consecutive bid to participate in NCAA Regional action on Monday, as the Blue Devils were seeded No. 1 in the Central Region and will next travel to Norman, Okla., from May 9-11 to play for an invitation to the NCAA Championship.
The Duke men's golf team posted a final-round 284 Sunday in rain soaked conditions at Old North State Club to overcome a four-shot deficit and capture the ACC Championship.
Homefield advantage didn’t help North Carolina stop Maryland’s domination of the ACC Tournament. The Terrapins won their fifth straight title with a 12-8 victory over the Tar Heels at Fetzer Field Sunday. It was the fourth year in a row that Maryland beat UNC in the final, and each has been decided by at least four goals.
Entering this weekend, North Carolina had lost 16 of the past 17 games against Duke and hadn’t won the four-team ACC Tournament in 17 years. The Tar Heels used historic offensive production to end both streaks, starting with an 18-17 win over Duke on Friday night and capping off the championship run with a 16-13 win over Virginia on Sunday in front of 4,001 at a rainy Kenan Stadium.
As they walked into a sold-out Doak Field on Saturday, fans were given sheets of paper with black K’s printed on them. Wolfpack ace Carlos Rodon made sure N.C. State supporters put them to good use.
Duke trailed by at lead two runs three times on Saturday and rallied each time to take an 11-9 win over Maryland 11-9 at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Unable to throw for NFL scouts because of a torn chest muscle, Sean Renfree nevertheless made Duke history on Saturday. The Atlanta Falcons selected Renfree in the seventh round of the NFL draft, making him the first Duke player taken in the draft since 2004.
The North Carolina men’s lacrosse team hasn’t won the ACC Tournament since 1996. The UNC women’s team has won the ACC Tournament just once, in 2002. Today, both teams will have a chance to pull off the rare feat while playing on their own campus.