SOFTBALL


3/24/2013 9:58pm

UNC softball loses 2 of 3 in weekend series to Florida State

It was their self-described “Championship Sunday” — a chance to seize first place in the ACC. But instead of the North Carolina softball players claiming a prizefighter’s belt, it was their coach who came out swinging after two “really disappointing” setbacks.


2/24/2013 11:47pm

Carolina softball vs. Penn State

Bats come through for UNC softball team

North Carolina’s softball team has finally begun to find its rhythm. After struggling to get timely hits with runners in scoring position during the past few games, the Tar Heels (10-5) were able to use patience at the plate, aggression on the base paths and a bit of small ball to finish at the top of the annual Carolina Classic with a record of 3-0.


2/13/2013 11:10pm

	Junior Lori Spingola of Atlanta, Georgia, pitches for UNC. UNC beat Radford 7-3.

Softball tops Radford twice

Late-game, two-out rallies ensured that the North Carolina softball team would win both games against Radford in Wednesday’s home opener at Anderson Stadium.


6/27/2012 5:30pm

June 28 Sports Briefs

Mia Hamm and Kristine Lilly honored by ESPNW In recognition of the 40 year anniversary of Title IX, ESPNW compiled a list of the top 40 athletes of the Title IX era, and two Tar Heels made the list.


5/21/2012 6:07pm

Wednesday's match between UNC Women's Tennis against N.C. State Wolfpack

Georgia ends softball team's season

North Carolina softball coach Donna Papa has stressed the importance of consistent offense all year. Looking at the numbers from her team’s weekend in the Athens regional, it’s easy to see why.


5/11/2012 8:09pm

Softball team eliminated from ACC tournament

After the North Carolina softball team’s 10-4 victory Thursday against quarterfinal opponent Boston College, coach Donna Papa said average defense and inconsistent pitching from Lori Spingola didn’t bother her as long as her team was hitting well. But against Virginia Tech in the ACC tournament semifinals Friday, it wasn’t.