CHAPEL HILL, N.C. - Head coach Joe Sagula and junior Kayla Berringer sat down with GoHeels.com on Monday for this week's Carolina Volleyball Update.
Sagula and Berringer discussed the Tar Heels' season finale 3-2 win over NC State, which clinched an undefeated (15-0) home season for Carolina. The two also preview UNC's upcoming NCAA first round match against the team's familiar postseason opponent Cal this Thursday.
On Sunday, the Tar Heels earned a bid for the NCAA Volleyball Tournament and will play their first-round match in Ames, Iowa, on Thursday at 6 p.m. ET. The winner of the UNC-Cal match will play on Friday against the winner of the Iowa State- IPFW match.
This will be North Carolina's 14th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, with the team's highest finish coming in a 2002 Sweet Sixteen appearance where the Tar Heels dropped a 3-0 match to Hawaii in Lincoln, Neb.
UNC finished the regular season with a 25-5 record overall and 16-4 to finish third in ACC play. The Tar Heels were No. 14 in NCAA RPI.
Stay tuned to GoHeels.com for more information on Carolina in the NCAA Tournament.