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Despite hitting for cycle, Brian Holberton's focus remains on growth
As notable as hitting for the cycle last week was to Brian Holberton, it’s the growth in his game that is making this a memorable...

Brian Holberton hits for cycle on 5-for-5 day
Sliding into third base, Brian Holberton was all smiles as he completed Class A Quad Cities' first cycle in nine years and the fifth in...

Former Tar Heels reunited at Houston Astros’ training camp
Another benefit of Kent Emanuel's three years with the Tar Heels, he said, was the relationships he developed with his teammates, some of who have...

Brian Holberton’s versatility could take him far
Versatility seems to be the name of the game for Houston Astros minor league catcher Brian Holberton. Whether it is between his academic career and...

UNC Baseball's Talent Drain
All four UNC juniors who were taken in the recent MLB draft have decided not to come back to school – ACC player of the...

Astros sign 9th-round pick Brian Holberton
The Astros have signed ninth-round pick Brian Holberton, a catcher from the University of North Carolina. Holberton’s mother, Tobie, told MLB.com on Friday her son...

Nine seconds swung Carolina's CWS hopes
When Brian Holberton leaned just enough to the right side of the plate, pulled his left arm back and out of the reach of the...

Video: UNC-NC State CWS Post-Game Press Conference
Brian Holberton, Hobbs Johnson, Michael Russell, Colin Moran, and Head Coach Mike Fox talk to the media following North Carolina's 7-0 victory over NC State...

Postseason Pop
Four weeks ago, Brian Holberton was mired in a batting slump. Now, the junior catcher/outfielder is leading North Carolina’s offensive charge through the postseason. Holberton...

Holbie Blast Rare Omaha Sight In 2013
Much digital ink has been spilled debating the merits of TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, the 3-year-old home of the College World Series. Brian Holberton's first-inning...

Trent Thornton pitches UNC past Tigers
The Tar Heels beat LSU 4-2, keeping their season alive and not changing their record of being the only team in the nation to not...

Backs to the wall, Tar Heels come through yet again
No. 1 UNC bounced back from Sunday’s pounding by rival N.C. State with a 4-2 win over No. 4 LSU Tuesday to stay alive in...

Tar Heels Tame Tigers, 4-2
Home runs are few and far between at the College World Series these days, which made Brian Holberton's first-inning shot all the more important for...

North Carolina ousts Tigers from CWS with 4-2 win
Brian Holberton homered, Trent Thornton pitched a strong seven innings and No. 1 national seed North Carolina extended its stay at the College World Series...

Holberton's homer helps Tar Heels eliminate Tigers
Brian Holberton hit a two-run homer in the first inning and North Carolina never relinquished that lead Tuesday, beating LSU 4-2 to eliminate the Tigers...

Video: Brian Holberton Interview
Junior catcher Brian Holberton talks with Turner Walston following North Carolina's baseball practice Monday in Omaha...

UNC CWS Game One Notes
C/OF Brian Holberton had two hits in a game for the 15th time this season and recorded his 22nd multi-hit game of the year. Holberton...

OMAHA BOUND! Tar Heels Top Gamecocks, 5-4
Colin Moran hit an RBI triple in a three-run sixth inning and staff ace Kent Emanuel picked up his first career save by getting the...

Complete list of ACC players selected in 2013 MLB draft
The following is a list of who was drafted, when they went and where they’ll be going. UNC: Colin Moran, Jr, 3B, First round...

Kent Emanuel Leads Three UNC Picks on Day Two of MLB Draft
The second day of the MLB Draft saw three Tar Heels taken as juniors Kent Emanuel and Brian Holberton were drafted by the Houston Astros...

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