Athletics: A catalyst for leadership

The impact of Carolina athletics is undeniable. Our distinctive blue-hued uniforms adorned with that iconic argyle are often the first things that come to mind when people think about the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill-but there's so much more. Teamwork is essential to the Carolina experience, and UNC Athletics supports educational and athletic opportunities across 28 sports to produce both great athletes and amazing people who compete at the highest level in every endeavor.

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    A Legend Immortalized

    “It may be my name on the court, but it really honors all of them…”


    A Winning Culture

    Veteran women's field hockey coach Karen Shelton stresses a winning culture on and off the field.


    A Note to Every Senior

    Legendary women's soccer coach Anson Dorrance has a special way to appreciate his team's seniors.


    Making the Plays

    "It may be my name on the court, but it really honors all of them because they made the plays.”

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    Charlie Scott

    The first black scholarship athlete at the University.


    Leaving A Legacy

    Women’s lacrosse coach Jenny Levy is leaving her mark on campus and internationally.