March 4, 2007

Abrams-Ward enjoys UNC trip

Thomasville (N.C.) athlete E.J. Abrams-Ward made an unofficial visit to North Carolina on Sunday for the Tar Heels Junior Day event. He got to take in Carolina's victory over Duke in basketball and get an up-close look at the Heels' program.

"It was a great experience," Abrams-Ward said. "The game was exciting. The people there were excited about everything and everybody that was coming. It was a joy to be there, really."

The 6-foot-5, 215-pounder got an up-close look at the football facilities at UNC.

"We got to tour the coaches' office, the weight room, the training room, the lounge for the athletes," he said. "It was pretty nice. They told us they were planning on expanding the weight room and remodeling the locker rooms."

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