For the second time in three years, players of the North Carolina women's tennis team won the NCAA doubles championship. Fiona Crawley and Carson Tanguilig defeated teammates Reese Brantmeier and Elizabeth Scotty 6-1, 2-6, 11-9 in the championship game in Orlando.
Over the course of the 2022-23 season, the North Carolina women's tennis program compiled a perfect 18-0 record at home to win the program's first NCAA national team championship, third NCAA doubles championship, and seventh national championship ITA Indoor.
In individual action during the 2022-23 season, Crawley won the singles championship at both the ITA Women's All-American Championships in Cary, North Carolina and the ITA National Fall Championships in San Diego. 2022-23 marks the most successful season in UNC women's tennis history.
About the UNC
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, also known as UNC, is a public university in Chapel Hill in the US state of North Carolina. Founded in 1789 at the start of George Washington's presidency, the institution began enrolling its first students in 1795, thereby claiming the title of one of the three oldest public universities in the United States.
The first institution of higher learning in North Carolina, the school opened its doors to students on February 12, 1795. The university offers degrees in more than 70 courses through 14 colleges and Colleges of Arts and Sciences.
In 1951 North Carolina kicked off the desegregation process when African-American students were admitted under the direction of Dean Robert Burton House. In 1952, North Carolina opened its first hospital, UNC Health Care, for research and disease treatment and has specialized in cancer research ever since.
The institution's students, alumni, and sports teams are collectively known as the Tar Heels. UNC has achieved notable successes in sports, particularly in men's basketball, where Michael Jordan played, in women's soccer and in women's field hockey.
Photo Credits: UNC website
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