No. 13 Diamond Heels Roll Past William & Mary, 17-2Brandon Riley drove in four runs and No. 13 UNC matched its season high with 17 runs in a 17-2 win over William & Mary Wednesday at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels hit double figures in runs for the 14th time this year and improved to 17-3 in non-conference games. Cole Aker worked two scoreless innings out of the bullpen to pick up his third win. (GoHeels.com)
J.B. Bukauskas Named To Golden Spikes Midseason ListUSA Baseball released its 60-player midseason Golden Spikes Award watch list on Wednesday, moving closer to naming the top amateur baseball player in the country, and North Carolina sophomore right-hander J.B. Bukauskas is among those featured. Bukauskas leads all starters nationally with 13.50 strikeouts per nine innings. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Baseball Sliding into Final Month of the SeasonAfter an 18-2 start to the season, No. 13 North Carolina has lost 10 of its last 17 games and finds itself on similar footing to last year’s team that ultimately missed the postseason for the first time in 15 years. “We’re just an average team right now,” UNC head coach Mike Fox said following his team’s 6-3 loss to No. 16 Coastal Carolina on Tuesday. (Inside Carolina)
No. 13 UNC Baseball Falls To No. 16 Coastal Carolina, 6-3Zack Gahagan drove in three runs and hit his fourth home run of the season, but No. 13 North Carolina couldn't dig out of an early hole and fell 6-3 to No. 16 Coastal Carolina Tuesday night at Boshamer Stadium. Rodney Hutchison struck out seven in 4.2 innings of relief for the Tar Heels, who host William & Mary Wednesday night at 6 pm. (GoHeels.com)
Video: Bad Lip Reading - Tar Heel Coaches EditionIt's Bad Lip Reading, North Carolina coaches style! Originally shown at the 2016 Rammys on Monday, April 18 2016.
This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike FoxMike Fox: "Our league once again is strong and the parity is unlike many other years with everyone bunched right together except for really one or two teams. Again it is about how you finish and we have four series left and more importantly seven games before we break for exams. Seven really important games and a tough matchup at Wake Forest." (Inside Carolina)
Video: UNC Athletics - Bring 'Em OutDiving teammates Jack Nyquist and Ozzie Moyer wrote an "Even More Fire" version of Bring 'Em Out. Tar Heel Style featuring all of UNC's talented teams.
Rammys Recognize Tar Heel SuccessesFrom the opening strains of the all-sports video score to the closing cheers of the alma mater, the fourth-annual Rammy Awards highlighted UNC’s successes of the past year within the Department of Athletics and beyond. The awards show recognized student-athletes and teams that have excelled academically, athletically and in service. (GoHeels.com)
No. 15 Diamond Heels Host Coastal, W&M This WeekNo. 15 hosts a pair of midweek games when the Tar Heels welcome No. 16 Coastal Carolina and William & Mary Tuesday and Wednesday at 6 p.m. at Boshamer Stadium. UNC is 25-11 on the year after a 2-2 week that featured wins over No. 2 South Carolina and No. 25 Virginia. Coastal enters Tuesday as one of the nation’s hottest teams. (GoHeels.com)
UNC baseball searches for positives in series lossThere is always a silver lining. After splitting two games with No. 25 Virginia on Friday and Saturday, the No. 13 North Carolina baseball team lost 15-9 on Sunday for its third series loss in ACC play. But Coach Mike Fox still found positives in the loss. “We had some guys gain confidence at the plate, hit it right on the nose but it didn’t fall in,” he said. “It’s part of the game.” (Daily Tar Heel)
No. 13 Diamond Heels Drop Series Finale at VirginiaNo. 25 Virginia grabbed a series-clinching 15-9 win over No. 13 North Carolina Sunday at Davenport Field. Matt Thaiss homered and drove in four runs to lead the Cavaliers to their fourth consecutive series win over the Tar Heels. Eli Sutherland drove in four and Brian Miller had a career-high five hits for UNC, which could not overcome a season-high 13 walks from its pitching staff. (GoHeels.com)
Miscues, runs add up on Cavaliers in loss to Tar HeelsThe unraveling of Virginia’s pitching staff Saturday started when Kyle Datres took Adam Haseley’s shutout bid and sent it off the facade in Davenport’s left field to lead off the fifth inning. It finally ended after Eli Sutherland took Bennett Sousa to a similar spot for a three-run homer in the seventh. (Charlottesville Daily Progress)
No. 13 Diamond Heels Even Series With 8-1 Win At No. 25 UVAHome runs by Kyle Datres and Eli Sutherland and 11 strikeouts from J.B. Bukauskas powered No. 13 North Carolina to an 8-1 win over No. 25 Virginia Saturday afternoon at Davenport Field. Bukauskas followed last week's 13-strikeout performance with another gem, allowing just one run on four hits in seven innings to improve to 6-1 on the year. (GoHeels.com)
No. 13 Tar Heels Drop Opener Against Virginia, 7-4Nate Eikhoff landed the decisive blow with a three-run triple in the third inning, and No. 25 Virginia held on for a 7-4 win over No. 13 North Carolina Friday at Davenport Field. UNC got the tying run to the plate twice in the late innings, but Kevin Doherty and Tommy Doyle combined to get the last nine outs and make a winner out of UVA starter Connor Jones. (GoHeels.com)
UNC Renews Rivalry With VirginiaThe North Carolina Tar Heels will be back in action on Friday night against the Virginia Cavaliers. The No. 15 Tar Heels are coming off of a dominating 15-0 win over No. 8 South Carolina on Wednesday night. Friday marks the 293rd meeting between the two longtime Atlantic Coast Conference rivals. The Tar Heels have played Virginia on the diamond more than any other team in history. (Chapelboro.com)