“We feel like he is one of our best guys and we were going to ride him right then as long as we could," head coach Mike Fox said of the redshirt first-year.
The No. 8 North Carolina baseball team earned a much-needed 8-5 win over Miami on Sunday. The Tar Heels rode a seven run explosion in the first three innings to their second ACC victory of the season, and first ACC series victory.
The No. 14 North Carolina baseball team suffered its fourth straight loss in ACC play on Friday. Miami used a four-run sixth inning to power past the Tar Heels 6-4.
The North Carolina softball team defeated UNC Charlotte 9-0 on Tuesday. The Tar Heels were led by first-year Hannah George who pitched five shutout innings and added seven RBIs at the plate.
As spring practice starts for UNC football, the battle for starting quarterback is only just heating up, with three strong contenders.
The North Carolina gymnastics team posted its highest away meet score of the season to defeat William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., on Saturday. The team scored 195.125 points to William & Mary’s 192.625 and dominated on the floor routine, beating the Tribe by more than a point during that rotation.
“Tyler Baum set the tone for us this morning,” head coach Mike Fox said. “I thought he was sensational.”
“These are the guys that believed in me when change happened and believed that we were going to do something special this year. And we did.”
Ashton McGee struggled against Xavier, finishing with just one hit on the weekend in nine plate appearances. After the series, the right fielder was moved down to the last spot in the lineup for No. 7 UNC’s 2-1 win against North Carolina A&T Tuesday and McGee proved to be the hero for his team.
Senior Jackson Hesterlee stepped up to the plate in the bottom of the sixth inning. The No. 7 North Carolina baseball team was down, 2-1. There were multiple runners on base and two outs. For Hesterlee, it was a familiar position.