Andrew Reynolds


UNC junior pitcher Brittany Pickett (28) winds up for a pitch during a double header against the FSU Seminoles at G. Anderson Softball Stadium on Monday, April 15, 2019. The Tar Heels beat the Seminoles in both games.

UNC softball handles N.C. State, advances to ACC Championship

The North Carolina softball team (35-17, 17-7 ACC) tamed the North Carolina State Wolfpack (31-27, 9-15 ACC) behind a five-run rally in the fifth inning and a complete game gem from junior pitcher Brittany Pickett. With the victory, the fourth-seeded Tar Heels will play for the ACC Championship on Saturday.

Brittany Pickett (28) pitches during UNC's Softball game vs. Georgia Tech on Sunday, Mar. 24. UNC lost the game 3-2.

UNC softball uses four-run inning to defeat ECU, 5-0

The North Carolina softball (17-12, 6-3) defeated the East Carolina Pirates (19-14, 1-2), 5-0, on Wednesday. The Tar Heels used a four-run fifth inning to grab control of the game, while junior Brittany Pickett had a two-hit shutout en route to her tenth victory of the season.