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, - make that 43 including 21 women's soccer, six field hockey, six 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.
Congratulations Tar Heels!
2017 NCAA National Basketball Champions!!!!!
In Baseball News:
This has been quite the exciting year. Carolina Baseball earned the No. 2 National seed going into the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional The ACC Coastal Division champion Tar Heels (47-12) were in the tournament for the 16th time in 19 seasons under head coach Mike Fox and will begin the event as a national seed for the seventh time. Great run this season!!!
In Football News:
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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.
If you haven't been, you have got to check out The Carolina Basketball Museum! It's FREE Admission!
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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