2/14/2017 10:55pm

Junior Kendra Lynch pitches in the ACC Softball Tournament held in Raleigh on Thursday

Season preview: UNC softball

The North Carolina softball team enters the season projected to finish fourth in the ACC behind Florida State, Louisville and Notre Dame. Here’s what to expect from UNC as it hosts Elon at 4 p.m. today in its home opener.

5/11/2016 11:14pm

Kendra Lynch throws a pitch during the softball team's victory over Notre Dame on April 25.

UNC softball sets sights on ACC Championship

The grind of a college softball season will bring out the best or worst in a player. In a sport where teams are routinely playing double headers, and the same people will be on the field for every pitch, it becomes clear which teams are built to handle it and which teams simply cannot.