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Monday August 15th

Baseball


Following a 4-3 loss to VCU on Saturday, UNC baseball pulled off three back-to-back victories to advance to the NCAA Super Regionals next weekend.

Senior left fielder Mikey Madej's eight RBIs carry Diamond Heels to NCAA Super Regionals

In UNC’s regional winner-take-all matchup against VCU on Monday night, UNC senior Mikey Madej's three-run homer in the first inning propelled the Tar Heels to a four-run lead. North Carolina went on to beat VCU 7-3 to win the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional. While this home run was certainly the highlight of Madej’s weekend, the senior’s more silent contributions in UNC’s trek through the regional loser’s bracket deserve equal recognition. 

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Sophomore catcher Tomas Frick (52) slides in safe to second base for a double during UNC's NCAA Regional against VCU at Boshamer Stadium on June 6, 2022.

UNC baseball advances to NCAA Super Regionals after 7-3 victory over VCU

The No. 1 seed UNC baseball team beat No. 3 seed VCU, 7-3, on Monday night to advance to the NCAA Super Regionals.  After senior Mikey Madej’s three-run homer in the first inning brought UNC out to a 4-0 lead, the momentum was clearly with the Tar Heels.  Despite some offensive action later on, the Rams were unable to overcome this early deficit, and lost by four runs in the end.

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