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Encyclopedia > North Carolina Tar Heels
North Carolina Tar Heels
University University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Conference Atlantic Coast Conference
NCAA Division I-A
Athletics director Dick Baddour
Location Chapel Hill, NC
Varsity teams 28
Football stadium Kenan Stadium
Basketball arena Dean Smith Center
Other arenas Carmichael Auditorium
Mascot Rameses the Ram
Nickname Tar Heels
Fight song I'm a Tar Heel Born
Colors Carolina Blue and White

              Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is one of the oldest collegiate athletic leagues in the United States. ... Division I is the highest level of intercollegiate athletics sanctioned by the National Collegiate Athletic Association in the United States. ... City nickname: The Southern Part of Heaven County Orange County Mayor Kevin C. Foy Area  - Total  - Water 51. ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... Kenan Stadium Kenan Memorial Stadium is located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and is the home field of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heels. ... The Dean E. Smith Student Activities Center, usually called simply the Dean Smith Center and popularly referred to as the Dean Dome is a multi-purpose arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. ... Carmichael Auditorium is a 10,180-seat multi-purpose arena in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. ... Rameses Rameses is the mascot for the North Carolina Tar Heels. ... Im a Tar Heel Born is the official fight song of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. The song originated in the late 1920s as an add-on, or tag, to the schools alma mater, Hark the Sound. ...

Homepage http://tarheelblue.cstv.com/

The North Carolina Tar Heels are the athletic teams for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ("UNC"). The name Tar Heel is also often used to refer to individuals from the state of North Carolina, the Tar Heel State. Being the flagship institution of the University of North Carolina system, Chapel Hill is referred to as "University of North Carolina" for the purposes of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. The Tar Heels are commonly referred to as "Carolina," "North Carolina," or simply the "Heels." The University of North Carolina has won 39 team national championships in six different sports, 9th all-time, and 51 individual national championships. The women's soccer team has won 19 national championships since 1981; the men's soccer team won the national championship in 2001; the women's basketball team in 1994; the men's basketball team in 1924, 1957, 1982, 1993, and 2005; the men's lacrosse team in 1982, 1986, and 1991; the women's field hockey team in 1989, 1995, 1996, 1997, and 2007; the women's team handball team in 2004; and the men's team handball team in 2004, 2005, and 2006. The men's crew team won the 2004 ECAC National Invitational Collegiate Regatta in the varsity eight category [1]. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a public, coeducational, research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States. ... Image of Tar Heel logo used by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Tar Heel is a nickname applied to the state and inhabitants of North Carolina, as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hills athletic teams (see North Carolina Tar Heels). ... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Largest metro area Charlotte metro area Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (900 km)  - % water 9. ... The University of North Carolina is a seventeen campus system which includes all sixteen public four-year universities in North Carolina, United States and one public residential high school. ... The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... This article lists NCAA Womens soccer championships. ... Handball player leaps towards the goal prior to throwing the ball, while the goalkeeper extends himself trying to stop it. ...


In 1994, the University's athletic programs won the Sears Directors Cup which is awarded for cumulative performance in NCAA competition. Sears Directors Cup - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ...


Notable graduates from the athletic programs include Michael Jordan, James Worthy, Lawrence Taylor, Mia Hamm, Kristine Lilly, Cindy Parlow, Davis Love III, Eddie Pope, Roy Williams, B.J. Surhoff, Jeff Reed, Andrew Miller, Daniel Bard and Marion Jones. For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... James Ager Worthy (b. ... Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959, in Williamsburg, Virginia), commonly referred to as LT, is a retired Hall of Fame American football player. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ... Davis Love III Davis Milton Love III (born April 13, 1964) is an American professional golfer. ... George Edward Eddie Pope, December 24, 1973, in Greensboro, North Carolina is a soccer defender, who currently plays for Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer and is an important part of the United States national team. ... Roy Williams (born August 1, 1950 in Marion, North Carolina) is head coach of the mens basketball team at the University of North Carolina. ... William James B.J. Surhoff (born August 4, 1964 in the Bronx, New York City, New York) is an outfielder, first baseman, third baseman, and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who last played for the Baltimore Orioles in 2005. ... Jeffrey Montgomery Reed (born April 9, 1979) is an American football place kicker currently playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. ... Andrew Miller is a pitcher in the Detroit Tigers organization. ... Daniel Paul Bard (born June 25, 1985, in Houston, Texas) is a right-handed baseball pitcher in the Boston Red Sox organization. ... Marion Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California), is a former American track and field athlete of Belizean descent. ...


UNC's most heated rivalries are with its Tobacco Road counterparts: Duke (See UNC-Duke rivalry), North Carolina State (See UNC-NCSU rivalry), and Wake Forest. In recent years, the UNC-Duke basketball series has attracted the most attention. UNC also has a rivalry with Virginia in college football, known as the South's Oldest Rivalry. Tobacco Road is a term that refers to the tobacco producing area of North Carolina, and is often used when referring to sports (particularly basketball) played between rival North Carolina universities. ... Duke University is a private coeducational research university located in Durham, North Carolina, USA. Founded by Methodists and Quakers in the present-day town of Trinity in 1838, the school moved to Durham in 1892. ... Tipoff of UNC-Duke game The UNC-Duke rivalry, sometimes referred to as The Battle of Tobacco Road or The Battle of the Blues, is a fierce rivalry, particularly in mens college basketball, between the University of North Carolina and Duke University athletic teams. ... North Carolina State University is a public, coeducational, extensive research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States. ... The UNC-NCSU rivalry is a rivalry, primarily in sports, between University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) and North Carolina State University (NCSU). ... Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational university located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. ... The University of Virginia (also called U.Va. ... This article is about the rivalry between UVA and UNC. For the rivalry between Georgia and Auburn, see Deep Souths Oldest Rivalry. ...

Contents

Men's Basketball

Retired basketball jerseys
Number Player Year
NC Jack Cobb 1926
20 George Glamack 1941
10 Lennie Rosenbluth 1957
12 Phil Ford 1978
52 James Worthy 1983
23 Michael Jordan 1985
33 Antawn Jamison 1999

North Carolina has enjoyed long success as one of the top basketball programs in the country. Overall, the Tar Heels have won five men's basketball titles: four NCAA championships and one Helms title. NCAA Tournament Champions 1957, 1982, 1993, 2005 NCAA Tournament Final Four 1946, 1957, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2005 Conference Tournament Champions 1957, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1972, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1991, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2007 Conference Regular Season Champions... George Blind Bomber Glamack was an American basketball player. ... Lennie Rosenbluth (born January 22, 1933 in New York City, United States) is a retired American basketball player. ... Phil Jackson Ford (born February 9, 1956 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina) is a former professional player in the National Basketball Association. ... James Ager Worthy (b. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... Antawn Cortez Jamison [pronounced an-TWAHN] (born June 12, 1976, in Shreveport, Louisiana) is an American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). ... // Final four redirects here. ...


In 1924 the team went 26-0 in an era with no official national championship. In the mid-1930s, the school was retroactively awarded a national championship by the Helms Athletic Foundation, an independent organization founded around that time in Los Angeles. The Helms Foundation was founded in Los Angeles in the mid-1930s by Bill Schroader and Paul Helms, and researched records to rank the US top college basketball teams dating back to 1901. ...


Under coach Frank McGuire, the team won its first NCAA championship in 1957. After McGuire left, legendary coach Dean Smith established the team as a powerhouse in college basketball. While coaching for UNC for over thirty years, Smith set the record for the most wins of any men's college basketball head coach, a record broken in 2007 by Bob Knight. Under Smith, the Tar Heels won two national championships and had numerous talented players come through the program. More recently, the Tar Heels won the national championship in 2005 under coach Roy Williams. Frank Joseph McGuire (November 8, 1916 - November 11, 1994) was an American athletic coach who gained his greatest renown in collegiate basketball. ... Dean Edwards Smith (born February 28, 1931) is a retired head coach of men’s college basketball. ... Robert Montgomery (Bob or Bobby) Knight (born October 25, 1940, in Massillon, Ohio, U.S.), also known as The General, is the head mens basketball coach at Texas Tech. ...


North Carolina starts the 2007-2008 basketball season as the consensus #1 team in the nation by the Associated Press for the sixth time since the poll started in 1961. Junior forward Tyler Hansbrough was voted on the preseason All-America team; only one vote shy of being unaminous. Andrew Tyler Hansbrough (born November 3, 1985 in Columbia, Missouri), is an American collegiate basketball player for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill mens basketball team. ...


Football

See also: 2007 North Carolina Tar Heels football team

The North Carolina football team is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. ... The 2007 North Carolina Tar Heels football team will represent the University of North Carolina in the 2007 college football season. ...

History

Retired football jerseys
Number Player
22 Charlie Justice
46 Bill Sutherland
50 Art Weiner
59 Andy Bershak
98 Lawrence Taylor
99 George Barclay

While not having as long of a sustained successful period as the basketball program, the North Carolina football program has had periods of excellence and several great players pass through the program, including Jeff Saturday, Lawrence Taylor, William Fuller, Greg Ellis, Dre Bly, Willie Parker, Alge Crumpler, and standout basketball star Julius Peppers. Charlie Justice was an American football player who played running back for the Washington Redskins in 1950, and from 1952 to 1954. ... Jack McCall (also known as Crooked Nose Jack) (born in the early 1850s in Jefferson County, Kentucky - died March 1, 1877 in Yankton, South Dakota) is the man who gained notoriety as a coward and a drunkard by shooting James Wild Bill Hickok in the back, to the point where... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959, in Williamsburg, Virginia), commonly referred to as LT, is a retired Hall of Fame American football player. ... George Barclay was an American collegiate football player. ... Jeffrey Bryant Saturday (born June 8, 1975) is the Indianapolis Colts starting center. ... Lawrence Julius Taylor (born February 4, 1959, in Williamsburg, Virginia), commonly referred to as LT, is a retired Hall of Fame American football player. ... William Fuller (born March 8, 1962 in Norfolk, Virginia) is a retired American football player who played defensive end for 13 seasons in the NFL. Fuller played collegiately for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and professionally for the Houston Oilers, Philadelphia Eagles, and San Diego Chargers. ... Greg Lemont Ellis (born August 14, 1975) is an American Football player who currently plays linebacker for the Dallas Cowboys of the NFL. Ellis was a standout player with The North Carolina Tarheels, where he holds the school record in sacks. ... Donald André Bly (born May 22, 1977 in Chesapeake, Virginia), better known as Dré Bly, is an American football player. ... For the offensive lineman of the same name see Willie Parker (offensive lineman). ... Algernon Darius Alge Crumpler (born December 23, 1977) is an American football player in the National Football League, currently playing for the Atlanta Falcons. ... Julius Frazier Peppers (born January 18, 1980 in Wilson, North Carolina) is a professional American football player. ...


The program took a step toward possible prominence by hiring former Miami Hurricanes football head coach Butch Davis for the 2007 season, and making the pledge that they would fund the football program to the same extent that their dominant Men's and Women's basketball teams are funded. On February 7, 2007, Butch Davis and staff inked one of the top recruiting classes in North Carolina football history, earning national recognition from the recruiting industry's most influential websites, including Scout.com, Rivals.com and ESPN.com. This class includes some of the nation's most highly sought after recruits including Marvin Austin, Greg Little, Dwight Jones, Mike Paulus and Tydreke Powell. This is an article about the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. ... Paul Hilton Butch Davis, Jr. ... is the 38th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Rivals is a network of websites that focus mainly on college football and basketball recruiting. ... ESPN.com is the official website of ESPN and a division of ESPN Inc. ... Marvin Austin (born January 1, 1989, Washington, D.C.), is a defensive tackle for Ballou Senior High School. ... Dwight Elmo Jones (born February 27, 1952 in Houston, Texas) is a retired American professional basketball player. ...


Women's Soccer

History

Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women was founded in 1971 to govern collegiate womens athletics in the United States and to administer national championships. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... The Association for Intercollegiate Athletics for Women was founded in 1971 to govern collegiate womens athletics in the United States and to administer national championships. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Current George Mason athletic logo The George Mason Patriots are the athletic teams of George Mason University. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Florida Gators is the team name used for all of the intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... The Santa Clara Mission is a notable on-campus landmark. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ...

Awards

National Coach of the Year:

ACC Coach of the Year: Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ...

National Player of the Year (Hermann Trophy): Anson Dorrance is the head coach of the womens soccer program at the University of North Carolina. ... 2004 Hermann Trophy winner Danny ORourke playing for the Indiana Hoosiers in 2004 The Hermann Trophy is awarded annually by the lesbians to the United Statess top male and female college soccer players. ...

ACC Player of the Year: Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ... Cat Whitehill (née Catherine Anne Reddick; born February 10, 1982) is an American football (soccer) player. ...

ACC Offensive Player of the Year Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ...

ACC Rookie of the Year: Heather Ann OReilly (born January 2, 1985 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and a graduate of East Brunswick High School) is an American womens soccer player. ...

NCAA Tournament:
Tournament MVP: Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ... Lindsay Ann Tarpley (born September 22, 1983 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is a midfielder/forward for the United States Womens National Soccer Team. ...

Offensive Player of the Tournament: April Heinrichs (born February 27, 1964 in Denver, Colorado) was among the first players on the United States womens national soccer team, and was captain of the United States team which won the first ever FIFA Womens World Cup in 1991. ...

  • April Heinrichs - 1985, 1986
  • Kristine Lilly - 1989, 1990
  • Mia Hamm - 1992, 1993
  • Tisha Venturini - 1994
  • Debbie Keller - 1996
  • Robin Confer - 1997
  • Susan Bush - 1999
  • Meredith Florence - 2000
  • Heather O’Reilly - 2003, 2006

Defensive Player of the Tournament: April Heinrichs (born February 27, 1964 in Denver, Colorado) was among the first players on the United States womens national soccer team, and was captain of the United States team which won the first ever FIFA Womens World Cup in 1991. ... Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ...

  • Sue Cobb - 1983
  • Carla Overbeck - 1988
  • Tracy Bates - 1989
  • Tisha Venturini - 1991
  • Staci Wilson - 1994
  • Nel Fettig - 1996
  • Siri Mullinix - 1997
  • Lorrie Fair - 1999
  • Cat Reddick - 2000, 2003
  • Robin Gayle - 2006

First Team All American: As of 2006, UNC had 62 players gain first team All American recognition. The next two schools with the greatest number of All Americans were tied with twenty-two each.See p. 286 Carla Werden Overbeck (born May 9, 1968, Pasadena, California) is an American soccer player and longtime member and captain of the United States womens national soccer team. ... Lorraine Ming Fair (born August 5, 1978), better known as Lorrie Fair, is an Asian American who is a member of the United States womens national soccer team, along with other players such as Brandi Chastain and Mia Hamm. ... Cat Whitehill (née Catherine Anne Reddick; born February 10, 1982) is an American football (soccer) player. ... The term All-American has two uses: It can be used as a reference to an athlete selected as a member of an All_America team, as in Eddie George was named an All-American football player by both wire services in 1995. ...


Baseball

The baseball team has had recent success, reaching the championship series of the College World Series in both 2006 and 2007, losing both times to Oregon State. They also appeared in the College World Series in 1960, 1966, 1978, and 1989. The College World Series is the tournament which determines the NCAA Division I collegiate baseball champion. ... The 2006 College World Series was held June 16-26 in Omaha, Nebraska; it was the 60th College World Series and the 57th series held in Omaha. ... The 2007 College World Series was held from June 15-24 in Omaha, Nebraska. ... The Oregon State Beavers is a name shared by all sports teams at Oregon State University, which is located in Corvallis, Oregon in the United States. ... The 1960 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 10 to June 20. ... The 1966 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 13 to June 18. ... The 1978 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 2 to June 8. ... The 1989 College World Series was played at Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE from June 2 to June 10. ...


Olympians

Baseball

William James B.J. Surhoff (born August 4, 1964 in the Bronx, New York City, New York) is an outfielder, first baseman, third baseman, and designated hitter in Major League Baseball who last played for the Baltimore Orioles in 2005. ... Scott Bankhead (born July 31, 1963 in Raleigh, North Carolina), is a former professional baseball player who pitched in the Major Leagues from 1986-1995. ...

Men's basketball

Note: All players and coaches were on the US national team unless otherwise indicated. The United States mens national basketball team is the representative for the United States of America in international mens basketball. ...

Larry Brown For other people of the same name, see Larry Brown (disambiguation). ... Charles Thomas Scott (born December 15, 1948 in New York City, New York) is an American former professional basketball player. ... For the currently active professional basketball player named Bobby Jones, see Bobby Jones (Washington Huskies). ... Walter Paul Davis (born September 9, 1954 in Pineville, North Carolina) is a former professional basketball player. ... Phil Jackson Ford (born February 9, 1956 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina) is a former professional player in the National Basketball Association. ... Mitchell Mitch Kupchak (born May 24, 1954 in Hicksville, New York) is a retired American basketball player and current general manager of the Los Angeles Lakers since the 2000-01 NBA season after predecessor Jerry West moved to the Memphis Grizzlies organization. ... Thomas (Tom) Joseph LaGarde (born February 10, 1955) is a retired American basketball player who played in the NBA from 1977 to 1985. ... Dean Edwards Smith (born February 28, 1931) is a retired head coach of men’s college basketball. ... Bill Guthridge (born July 27, 1937) is an American basketball coach who gained notoriety for succeeding Dean Smith as head basketball coach at the University of North Carolina in 1997. ... Al Wood (born June 2, 1958 in Gray, Georgia), is an American former professional basketball player who was selected by the Atlanta Hawks in the 1st round (4th overall) of the 1981 NBA Draft. ... For other persons named Michael Jordan, see Michael Jordan (disambiguation). ... Sam Perkins scores against the Houston Rockets. ... Herman Reid, Jr. ... Henrik Rodl (born March 4, 1969 in Offenbach am Main, West Germany) is a German former professional basketball player, and currently a basketball coach. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... Vincent Lamar Vince Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American All-Star basketball player in the NBA. He currently is a player and co-captain for the New Jersey Nets. ... Roy Williams (born August 1, 1950 in Marion, North Carolina) is head coach of the mens basketball team at the University of North Carolina. ...

Women's basketball

  • Trish Roberts - 1976
  • Sylvia Hatchell - 1988 (assistant coach)

Women's cycling

  • Danute M. Bankaitis-Davis, Ph.D. - 1988

Women's fencing

  • Nhi Lan Le - 1996

Men's fencing

  • John Friedberg - 1992

Women's field hockey

  • Karen Shelton - 1980, 1984
  • Marcia Pankratz - 1988, 1996
  • Leslie Lyness - 1996
  • Cindy Werley - 1996
  • Laurel Hershey - 1996
  • Kelli James - 1996
  • Liz Tchou - 1996

Men's team handball

  • John Keller - 1996
  • Steve Penn - 1996

Women's team handball

  • Chryss Watts - 1996

  • Bill Roy - 1996

Men's soccer

George Edward Eddie Pope, December 24, 1973, in Greensboro, North Carolina is a soccer defender, who currently plays for Real Salt Lake of Major League Soccer and is an important part of the United States national team. ...

Women's soccer

  • Laurie Gregg - 1996, 2000 (assistant coach)
  • April Heinrichs - 1996 (assistant coach), 2000 (head coach), 2004 (head coach)
  • Tisha Venturini - 1996
  • Kristine Lilly - 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Mia Hamm - 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Carla Werden - 1996, 2000
  • Staci Wilson - 1996
  • Cindy Parlow - 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Tiffany Roberts - 1996
  • Tracy Noonan - 1996
  • Siri Mullinix - 2000
  • Lorrie Fair - 2000
  • Catherine Reddick - 2004
  • Heather O'Reilly - 2004
  • Lindsay Tarpley - 2004
  • Tracy Bates-Leon - 2004 (assistant coach)

April Heinrichs (born February 27, 1964 in Denver, Colorado) was among the first players on the United States womens national soccer team, and was captain of the United States team which won the first ever FIFA Womens World Cup in 1991. ... Kristine Marie Lilly (born July 22, 1971 in New York City) is an American soccer player, who has been a fixture on the U.S. womens national team since 1987. ... Mia Hamm (born Mariel Margaret Hamm on March 17, 1972 in Selma, Alabama) is a former American soccer player. ... Cindy Parlow (born May 8, 1978) is an American professional soccer player. ... Lorraine Ming Fair (born August 5, 1978), better known as Lorrie Fair, is an Asian American who is a member of the United States womens national soccer team, along with other players such as Brandi Chastain and Mia Hamm. ... Cat Whitehill (née Catherine Anne Reddick; born February 10, 1982) is an American football (soccer) player. ... Heather Ann OReilly (born January 2, 1985 in New Brunswick, New Jersey and a graduate of East Brunswick High School) is an American womens soccer player. ...

Women's softball

  • Natalie Anter - 2004

Men's swimming

  • Thompson Mann - 1964
  • Phil Riker - 1964
  • Chris Stevenson - 1984
  • Yann DeFabrique - 1992, 1996
  • David Monasterio - 1992
  • David Fox - 1996

Women's swimming

  • Stan Tinkham - 1956 (head coach)
  • Ann Marshall - 1972
  • Janis Hape - 1976
  • Wendy Weinberg - 1976
  • Sue Walsh - 1980

Men's track and field

  • Harry Williamson - 1936
  • Bill Albans - 1948
  • Chunk Simmons - 1948, 1952
  • Jim Beatty - 1960
  • Charles Foster - 1976
  • C.J. Hunter - 1996
  • Ken Harnden - 1996, 2000
  • Allen Johnson - 1996, 2000, 2004
  • Eddie Neufville - 1996, 2000
  • Curtis Johnson - 2000
  • Dominic Demeritte - 2000, 2004
  • Vikas Gowda - 2004

Cottrell Hunter, III (born December 14, 1968, in Washington, D.C.) is a former American shot putter and coach. ...

Women's track and field

  • Sharon Couch - 1992, 2000
  • Tisha Waller - 1996, 2004
  • Lynda Lipson - 1996, 2000
  • Joan Nesbit - 1996
  • Marion Jones - 2000, 2004
  • LaTasha Colander-Richardson - 2000, 2004
  • Monique Hennagan - 2000, 2004
  • Nadine Faustin - 2000, 2004
  • Nicole Gamble - 2000
  • Crystal Cox - 2004
  • Shalane Flanagan - 2004
  • Laura Gerraughty - 2004

Marion Jones, also known as Marion Jones-Thompson (born October 12, 1975 in Los Angeles, California), is a former American track and field athlete of Belizean descent. ...

Wrestling

  • Perrin Henderson - 1956 - 1957
  • Kendall Cross - 1992, 1996

Trainers

  • John Lacey - 1964 (men's basketball trainer), 1972 (head trainer)

Team physicians

  • Tim Taft - 1980

USOC press officers

  • Rick Brewer - 1984
  • Dave Lohse - 1988
  • Frank Zang - 1992, 1994, 1996

Full-time employees

  • Dave Lohse - 1996
  • Chris Schleter - 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006
  • Donald Lockerbie - 1996, 2000, 2004 (organizing committee)

Olympic Broadcasting Organization

  • Kevin Best - 1996, 2000, 2002

See Also

  • UNC-Duke rivalry

Tipoff of UNC-Duke game The UNC-Duke rivalry, sometimes referred to as The Battle of Tobacco Road or The Battle of the Blues, is a fierce rivalry, particularly in mens college basketball, between the University of North Carolina and Duke University athletic teams. ...

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