Project 28

Project 28: Volleyball vs. Miami

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Our Project 28 series continues with a match between Carolina’s 24th-ranked volleyball team and the 16th-ranked Hurricanes of Miami. Home of the Tar HeelsHome to the Tar Heel women’s volleyball team, Carmichael Arena is one of the most well-known landmarks on the Chapel Hill campus. “Blue Heaven” has served as the home to the volleyball team for the last two seasons since renovations were completed, and its average attendance of nearly 1,200 fans per match that has made it one of the toughest arenas in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Carolina is undefeated at ho…

Project 28: Men's Soccer vs. Campbell

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Project 28 continues with a match between the Carolina’s fourth-ranked men’s soccer team and the Fighting Camels of Campbell University. Home of the Tar HeelsFetzer Field, named for former Tar Heel athletic director Bob Fetzer, is the home to the Carolina’s men’s and women’s soccer teams during the fall. The stadium resides just outside the heart of campus and located just behind Carmichael Auditorium and across from the football practice field and Teague & Carmichael dorms. Fetzer Field is an easily accessible venue, as fans can park nearly anywhere o…

Project 28: Field Hockey vs. VCU

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Our third installment of Project 28 takes you to a match between the second-ranked UNC field hockey team and visiting VCU. Home of the Tar Heels Carolina field hockey has a beautiful facility in Francis E. Henry Stadium, located across Ridge Road from Boshamer Stadium and adjacent to Navy Fields. Raised bleacher seating across from the team benches provides great viewing angles. From the top of the Stadium, one can look in every direction and see Carolina athletic facilities. Henry Stadium was dedicated in 1999. The Team Head coach Karen Shelton is in her 32nd season at the hel…

Project 28: Football vs. Elon

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Project 28 continues with a trip to Kenan Stadium for Carolina football's season opener against Elon. If you're reading this, you almost definitely know what happened (and you very likely might have been there), but particularly for displaced Carolina fans, here's a taste of what it's like to attend a football game. Home of the Tar Heels Kenan Stadium has been the home of Tar Heel football since 1927. It is considered one of the most beautiful settings in college football, set among the pines with a view of the Bell Tower to the northeast. Kenan Stadium has undergone expansions i…

Project 28: Women's Soccer vs. Florida

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Welcome to the first installment of what we're calling Project 28. With this series, Tar Heel Monthly will take you to one event in each Carolina sport during the 2012-13 athletic year. We'll give you the details on what it's like to see your favorite Tar Heels in action with the hope that you too may be inspired to come lend your support. We start things off with women's soccer, who took on Florida Friday night in the first home event of the athletic year. Home of the Tar Heels Carolina's soccer and lacrosse teams call Fetzer Field home. If you watched the Olympics, you know that…