SOFTBALL


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.


4/25/2019 12:37pm

UNC senior outfielder Kiani Ramsey (8) watches the ball after a bat 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 gets revenge, handles UNC-Greensboro, 6-2

In its fifth game in four days, the North Carolina softball team (31-15, 15-6) powered past UNC-Greensboro (25-19, 9-4) 6-2 in what head coach Donna Papa saw as a revenge game. After losing to the Spartans last season, the Tar Heels overcame a 2-0 deficit to avoid another upset at the hands of their in-state foe.

4/18/2019 7:14pm

The North Carolina softball team shut out Georgetown 8-0 on Sunday in Chapel Hill.

Behind pitcher Hannah George, UNC softball beats Campbell 7-2

The UNC softball team started its four-game road trip on the right track by topping the Campbell, 7-2 in Buies Creek, N.C. The win improved UNC’s impressive road record to 7-2, and 27-14 overall. The Tar Heels took advantage of the Camels (19-26), who are 1-6 in their last seven games.