A number of Carolina sports were in action over the weekend. Here is a look at some of them:
Carolina fell to 7-5 on the season following a tough road loss to TCU from Ft. Worth, Texas. The Tar Heels fell to the Horned Frogs 4-3. The Tar Heels split their singles matches but lost the doubles match in the loss. It is the third straight loss by Carolina.
The Tar Heels are in action starting Monday, in the Tiger Shootout from Opelika, Alabama. The even runs March 11-12. The team was last in action of February 19 where they finished 12th in the Puerta Rico Classic.
Swimming and Diving
11 Women Tar Heels qualified for the 2013 Division I Championships starting on March 21. The following will compete:
Cari Blalock, Junior, 200 IM (1:58.40), 400 IM (4:07.51), 200 Fly (1:54.67)
Lauren Earp, Freshman, 200 Free (1:45.22)
Annie Harrison, Freshman, 200 Back (1:54.79)
Meredith Hoover, Junior, 200 Fly (1:55.29)
Hannah Lincoln, Freshman, 100 Fly (52.87)
Katie Nolan, Senior, 100 Fly (52.64), 200 Fly (1:56.99)
Emma Nunn, Freshman, 200 Fly (1:56.85)
Stephanie Peacock, Junior, 200 Free (1:45.96), 500 Free (4:34.42), 1650 Free (15:37.06)
Jackie Rudolph, Senior, 1650 Free (16:14.49)
Danielle Siverling, Sophomore, 200 Free (1:45.42_
Carly Smith, Senior, 100 Back (53.05)
The Tar Heels finished 4th in the ACC Championships from College Park, Maryland. Evan Henderson was the champion of the 141 weight class and will compete in the NCAA Championships starting on Saturday.
Carolina finished 1-3 in the conference and 8-6 overall on the regular season.
Carolina Women finished tied for 5th at the Darius Rucker Invitational from Hilton Head, S.C. over the weekend. The Lady golfers will be in action this weekend from Gainesville, Florida in the Sun Trust Gator Invitational.
UNC finished 3rd as a team in Norman, Oklahoma this weekend. The Tar Heels return home to face Pennsylvania on Saturday.
North Carolina moved to 5-1 on the season with an 8-7 victory over Virginia on Saturday. They are ranked 3rd in the nation in the latest poll.
The Heels are back on the water on March 15 against George Mason at Lake Lure, N.C.
UNC swept Boston College over the weekend, winning their forth straight game. The wins open conference play for the Tar Heels who sit at 3-0 in the conference and 18-6 overall. The 25th ranked Carolina team is back on the diamond against Kentucky on Tuesday, from Lexington. They stay in the State of Kentucky in the Louisville Invitational where they will meet Wisconsin, Louisville, Ball State, Eastern Michigan and Iowa starting on March 15 through the 17th.
The Heels won their fourth straight with a 5-2 against Baylor on Sunday. The win moves the team to a 13-1 overall record where they are 1-0 in conference play. Carolina is currently the top ranked team in the Country.