Carolina sponsors 28 varsity programs, including 15 women's and 13 men's sports. The Tar Heels have won 42 NCAA team championships in seven different sports, including 21 women's soccer, six field hockey, five men's basketball, five men's lacrosse, two women's lacrosse, two men's soccer and one women's basketball. In addition, the Helms Foundation declared the 1923-24 men's basketball team national champions, the women's soccer team won the AIAW national title in 1981, the women's tennis team won ITA indoor national tournaments in 2013 and 2015 and the men’s tennis team won the ITA indoor national title in 2016.
March Madness in Chapel Hill / Orange County, NC!
March 12, 2017. The UNC-Chapel Hill Men's Basketball team is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament South Regional, earning a top seed for a record 16th time and a seventh time in 14 seasons under head coach Roy Williams...read the story. North Carolina takes on Texas Southern Mar 17 at 4:00 pm.
If you haven't been, you have got to check out The Carolina Basketball Museum! It's FREE Admission!
In Football News:
The Annual Spring Football game is scheduled for April 8, 3pm at Fetzer Field while renovations are completed to the Kenan Stadium playing surface. Admission is free and several events are planned for fans of all ages. A Carolina Football Spring Game Fan Fest will be held in the Blue Zone parking lot prior to the game opening at 1:30 p.m. until 5 p.m. Fan Fest will include food trucks, interactive games for the kids, Chapel Hill Sportswear with all the latest Carolina gear, music and the chance for kids to run onto the field prior to the game!
Save the Dates:
September 1, 2017 Tar Heel Downtown. Downtown Chapel Hill will be buzzing with activity with a pep-rally atmosphere at Tar Heel Downtown. Come downtown and cheer on the Heels before the first home game of the 2017 football season! Tar Heel Downtown is a family-friendly event, centered around 140 West Plaza on West Franklin Street, highlighting the University and downtown business district. September 2, UNC takes on California at Kenan Stadium.
Check out the full 2017 Football Schedule here. Under Larry Fedora’s direction, the Tar Heels have won 19 games over the last two seasons, and have an outstanding home schedule in 2017 with matchups against California, Louisville, Duke and Notre Dame in the first half of the season. The Tar Heels also face Virginia, Miami and Western Carolina in Kenan Stadium for a total of seven home games.
Season tickets are now on sale at RaiseUpCarolina.com and start at just $275. Renewing or purchasing season tickets is the only way to guarantee tickets to the Notre Dame game. All new seats will be assigned in late April 2017 based on the Rams Club priority point system. The renewal deadline for 2016 season ticket holders is April 7.
For more information visit GoHeels. The campus ticket office is located in the Ernie Williamson Athletic Center, 450 Skipper Bowles Drive. Call the ticket office at 1-800-722-4335.
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