The North Carolina baseball team avoided being swept in its first ACC series of the season at Louisville on Sunday afternoon with a 10-3 victory. The Tar Heels (8-7) dropped the first two games of the series, 5-4 on Friday and 6-4 on Saturday.
UNC opened its first ACC series of 2018 with a 5-4 loss on Friday night.
North Carolina jumped out to an early 2-0 lead with two RBI singles from sophomore Ike Freeman and junior Dylan Enwiller in the second inning. The Cardinals responded by scoring three runs in sixth inning to take a 3-2 lead.
In the eighth inning, the Tar Heels tied the the score at four, but Louisville scratched across a run in the bottom of the inning to take a 5-4 lead in the ninth. UNC failed to comeback in the ninth inning, and the Cardinals took game one of the series.
Sophomore Tyler Baum was the starting pitcher for North Carolina, and he delivered five scoreless inning before giving up three runs in the sixth. He finished the day with four earned runs allowed through six innings.