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Redshirt junior right fielder Angel Zarate (40) smiles as he walks off the field to the dugout. UNC won 10-4 against FSU at home in the second game of the three-game series on Friday, May 20, 2022.

UNC baseball claims 10-4 victory to clinch series over No. 20 Florida State

In Game Two of its final series of the season, the North Carolina baseball team defeated the No. 20 Florida State Seminoles, 10-4, Friday night at Boshamer Stadium. After falling into an early hole in the first inning, the Tar Heels quickly responded behind the bat of first-year center fielder Vance Honeycutt. In the next inning, North Carolina would take the lead after sophomore third baseman Mac Horvath’s sacrifice fly drove in the third run for UNC.

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Junior Anika Yarlagadda scores a point against Safiya Carrington of Louisiana State at the Kitty Harrison Invitational on Sept. 25.

No. 1 UNC women's tennis tops No. 8 Pepperdine, 4-3, to advance to NCAA Final Four

The No. 1 North Carolina women’s tennis team narrowly defeated the No. 8 Pepperdine Waves, 4-3, to advance to the NCAA Final Four. The deciding factor turned out to be junior Anika Yarlagadda, who claimed a win over Pepperdine’s Nikki Redelijk, who was inserted into the Wave’s lineup after an injury occurred early in the doubles. Coming up strong in the second and third sets on her court, Yarlagadda won 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, to clinch the win for the Tar Heels.

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Junior pitcher Brandon Schaeffer (39) throws the ball to first baseman Hunter Stokely (1) to get a Wake Forest runner out. UNC won 12-3 versus Wake Forest at home on Saturday, May 14, 2022, in the second game of the three game series.

UNC baseball drops third game of Wake Forest series, 11-2

After a 12-3 win on Saturday secured a series win for the Diamond Heels against Wake Forest, the Tar Heels failed to complete the three-game sweep of the Demon Deacons, losing 11-2 on Sunday. UNC’s runs were both off of solo homers from redshirt junior right fielder Angel Zarate and sophomore designated hitter Alberto Osuna.

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