The Daily Tar Heel
Printing news. Raising hell. Since 1893.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2023 Newsletters Latest print issue

We keep you informed.

Help us keep going. Donate Today.
The Daily Tar Heel

Softball Sweeps Liberty in Doubleheader

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.

To get the day's news and headlines in your inbox each morning, sign up for our email newsletters.