Athletic administrator Beth Miller left her mark on UNC


Ask Dr. Beth Miller what she will miss the most about the University and she will tell you the people.

UNC softball loses focus, drops doubleheader to James Madison

North Carolina softball has done two things consistently this season — hit the ball and win games. But inconsistency marked the Tar Heels' play in a doubleheader Wednesday afternoon against No. 25 James Madison.

Errors plague UNC softball in devastating losses

After allowing five unearned runs in Wednesday’s doubleheader against James Madison, it was a comedy of errors for the North Carolina softball team.

UNC softball falls from winning streak in loss to Louisville

The North Carolina softball team was on fire.

Mateen leads the softball team both on and off diamond


Aquilla Mateen sits in the dugout and stares onto the field, struggling to find the words to fit her character.

UNC softball uses power game to defeat UNC-Greensboro

Six at-bats. Six runs scored. And two innings later, after the Tar Heels' sixth home run, their opponents were begging for mercy.

Scoring frenzy lifts UNC softball past UNC-Greensboro

The game was delayed, but the Tar Heels ended it quickly.

North Carolina softball wins without the longball

Even amid uncertain circumstances, every member of the North Carolina softball team was supremely confident in how the week’s final game would play out.

Aquilla Mateen gives UNC confidence in wins over Hokies


With two on and two out in the bottom of the fifth inning, North Carolina softball player Aquilla Mateen held her bat at eye-level, daring the Virginia Tech pitcher to test her bunting prowess.

Youth movement leads UNC softball past Virginia Tech


Doubleheaders and conference openers. These two aspects of the game of softball are generally won with experience, as a team tends to look to its older players for leadership and production.

UNC softball dominates in Eagle Classic II

Just like kids stuck inside on a rainy day, the North Carolina softball team was itching to play after being confined indoors the entire week due to icy weather.

Early leads tell the tale for softball team's weekend

The importance of a quick start was obvious in North Carolina softball’s three games during this weekend’s Gamecock Invitational in Columbia, S.C. Especially since the team that scored in the first inning went on to win each game.

Final inning plays out exactly as Coach Papa plans


North Carolina softball Coach Donna Papa knew exactly how the final half-inning would unfold. Before the Tar Heels’ last at-bat of Wednesday’s home opener against Western Carolina, Papa huddled the team in the dugout.

Kaylee Carlson tallies first career win in softball's home opener


At some point, every player has their “Welcome to the big leagues” moment. For freshman pitcher Kaylee Carlson, it happened last weekend in Arizona.

North Carolina softball dismantles North Carolina Central 21-1


The Eagles never stood a chance. 

Quite frankly, North Carolina Central didn’t even look like they belonged on the same field as the North Carolina softball team, who handed the Eagles a 21-1 defeat at Anderson Stadium on Wednesday night.

UNC softball wins doubleheader against UNC-Greensboro

While the temperature outside is getting colder, the North Carolina women's softball team's bats are heating up — as the team demonstrated its offensive firepower in a doubleheader against UNC-Greensboro Sunday.

UNC softball season ends in 9-1 loss to Seminoles

Conference tournaments allow regular season champions to reassert their dominance while others attempt to stave off elimination and dethrone the champ.

Softball falls just short against Alabama

Donna Papa has the same message for her team each time. 

Sixth-inning struggle dooms softball

If the sixth inning was removed from the game, the North Carolina softball team might have had more of a chance.

UNC softball drops doubleheader to Georgia Tech

The North Carolina softball team needed to redeem itself.