Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

Tar Heels continue winning ways with young talent

Baseball is a sport built on statistics and mythical anecdotes. Put the two together in a ballplayer, and you have a legendary figure in the making. North Carolina freshman Dustin Ackley has compiled some impressive statistics, such as a team-leading .441 batting average (No. 3 in the nation), 59 RBIs and a .656 slugging percentage. He also ranks among the most difficult batters to strike out. And last month, the Walnut Cove, N.C., native came up with the kind of swing that one day may have baseball fans saying, "Hey, remember when Ackley …" (ESPN.com)


Recent Baseball Articles:

Adam Warren runs away from the field

Bolt, Dunbar hitting their stride for UNC

No. 18 Diamond Heels Blank Appalachian State, 9-0

This Week With Mike Fox

Mariners’ Dustin Ackley continues to get more comfortable in left field


© 2005-2015 Tar Heel Times | Contact | Privacy Policy | Site Map | RSS | Did UNC Win?

Tar Heel Times is an unofficial resource for UNC fans and is not affiliated with the University of North Carolina.