SOFTBALL


2/9/2020 8:11pm

UNC junior pitcher Brittany Pickett (28) winds up for a pitch during a double header against the FSU Seminoles at G. Anderson Softball Stadium on Monday, April 15, 2019. The Tar Heels beat the Seminoles in both games.

Preview: UNC softball looks to replicate last season's success with returning talent

The 2019 season was one that saw unprecedented success for UNC softball. With victories over nine ranked teams, the Tar Heels were able to finish as runners-up in the ACC Tournament. Their historic season ended at the NCAA Knoxville Regional Championship, at the hands of the Tennessee Volunteers. With two players being named to the preseason all-ACC team, North Carolina will look to replicate the successes of last season, and possibly go even further.


5/10/2019 9:12pm

UNC junior pitcher Brittany Pickett (28) winds up for a pitch during a double header against the FSU Seminoles at G. Anderson Softball Stadium on Monday, April 15, 2019. The Tar Heels beat the Seminoles in both games.

UNC softball handles N.C. State, advances to ACC Championship

The North Carolina softball team (35-17, 17-7 ACC) tamed the North Carolina State Wolfpack (31-27, 9-15 ACC) behind a five-run rally in the fifth inning and a complete game gem from junior pitcher Brittany Pickett. With the victory, the fourth-seeded Tar Heels will play for the ACC Championship on Saturday.