LYNCHBURG, Va. -- The North Carolina softball team provided highlights at the plate and in the field Wednesday at Liberty Softball Field, earning two shutout wins that included a pair of grand slams in the second game. The Tar Heels, now 26-16-1 on the season, beat the Lady Flames 4-0 in the opener and 12-0 in five innings in the second game.
Radara McHugh earned the win in the first game, striking out six to improve to 16-9 on the season. Beth Olen provided a two-RBI single to put UNC up in the sixth. UNC added two more runs in the seventh when Natashalyn Snipes reached base on an error and scored on a triple by Quinn Porter. Porter then scored on a sacrifice fly by Natalie Anter.
In the bottom of the doubleheader, the Tar Heels broke open a scoreless game with eight fourth-inning runs, including a grand slam by Michael Parrott and a three-run home run by Semmes.