SOFTBALL


4/15/2017 8:52pm

Home runs from Pickett, Lynch complete softball sweep over Eagles

A six-run fifth inning ensured North Carolina’s (35-11, 13-5 ACC) 8-3 victory and series sweep over the Boston College Eagles (24-17, 8-6) on Saturday in Chapel Hill. What happened? Senior Tar Heel pitcher Kendra Lynch got off to a rocky start as the Eagles scratched across two runs on four hits in the top of the first inning. Lynch struggled to settle down, allowing eight hits over three innings.


3/29/2017 8:13pm

UNC softball exacts revenge on UNC-Greensboro

On this exact day three weeks ago, UNC-Greensboro snapped the North Carolina softball team’s 11-game winning streak. On Wednesday, UNC got its revenge. The Tar Heels (27-8, 8-2 ACC) shut out the Spartans (20-14, 3-0 SoCon) in a 2-0 rematch.


3/22/2017 11:53pm

UNC softball struggles to overcome first inning deficit in 9-2 loss against Tennessee

The No. 25 North Carolina softball team (24-7, 5-1 ACC) ended its 11-game road trip with a 9-2 loss against the University of Tennessee (23-5, 3-3 SEC) on Wednesday night in Knoxville. The Tar Heels entered the game ranked in the Top-25 in the ESPN.com/USA Softball poll for the first time since 2013 with a 24-6 record that tied the best start over 30 games in school history.