Conference tournaments allow regular season champions to reassert their dominance while others attempt to stave off elimination and dethrone the champ.
Donna Papa has the same message for her team each time.
If the sixth inning was removed from the game, the North Carolina softball team might have had more of a chance.
The North Carolina softball team needed to redeem itself.
It’s the bottom of the fifth inning. The North Carolina softball team holds a tenuous one-run lead against Notre Dame as Kristen Brown,a sophomore from Long Island, casually walks up to the plate.
It’s been an up-and-down season for North Carolina softball coach Donna Papa and her team, but after dropping six of the last nine and falling soundly into fourth place in the ACC standings, she views this weekend’s series against Georgia Tech as a chance for redemption.
Nine home runs, four hours, two games, but only one winner.
Heading into its weekend series against ACC foe Virginia, the North Carolina softball team was facing signs of its earlier season — a losing streak.
With a 3-2 lead heading into the bottom of the final inning, the North Carolina softball team looked to be in good position to put away the Charlotte 49ers on Wednesday night.
After going down hard in back-to-back games Sunday afternoon against conference frontrunner Florida State, the North Carolina softball team tried to no avail to get the bats going and rally its stagnant offense to avoid the sweep Monday night at Anderson Stadium.
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The North Carolina softball team put on one of its strongest offensive performances of the season
Jenna Kelly had a hunch.
“It was wonderful,” North Carolina sophomore second basemen Erin Satterfield said emphatically.
North Carolina softball stayed red hot in ACC play this weekend, breezing to a shortened 9-0 victory in game one before fighting to hold on to an 8-7 win in extra innings in game two of Saturday’s double header at Pittsburgh.
The stage for what many deem the nation’s fiercest rivalry was set.
Cold and miserable.
The North Carolina softball team proved that playing on the road is no longer an issue after defeating Virginia Tech in two of three games this weekend.
The North Carolina softball team needed a fresh start.
After a disheartening 2-5 start to the season, it looked like the North Carolina softball team was about to turn things around Tuesday.