3/30/2009 12:00am

Softball: Three homers 17 runs pace Heels

North Carolina softball coach Donna Papa knew her team could do better. For two games Saturday her team struggled to put away an overmatched Boston College Eagles team due to errors and sloppy play. The outcome of those games were 6-2 and 3-1 respectively but Papa didn't think the team was playing up to its usual standards.

2/25/2009 12:00am

Softball: Lady heels sweep doubleheader

UNC-Greensboro's hopes of a possible upset of No. 16 North Carolina (14-3) were dashed after a pair of home runs in the second game of their doubleheader. The Tar Heels staved off a late Spartan run in the first game and got behind early in the second but UNC clinched it when Anna Roberts hit a three-run homer — her first of the season.

2/23/2009 12:00am

Sports briefs for February 23

Swimming & diving - The North Carolina women's swimming and diving teams placed second in the ACC Championships this weekend finishing 246.5 points behind champion Virginia who won for the second consecutive year.

2/16/2009 12:00am

Freshman Constance Orr pitched seven innings during UNC?s upset of California on Saturday" holding the Golden Bears to just three runs.

Softball: Tar Heels sweep Carolina Classic

North Carolina hosted four teams this weekend in the Carolina Classic and defeated all of them improving to 8-2 on the season. Friday afternoon the Tar Heels routed their two opponents Wichita State and George Washington with 7-0 and 8-0 scores respectively.

2/11/2009 12:00am

Softball: Heels get first home win

Early in the fourth inning UNC-Wilmington second baseman Morgan Walters boomed a double off the outfield wall. As Walters stood on second moments later Tar Heel pitcher Danielle Spaulding simply smiled.