Tar Heel Times
Your comprehensive source for Tar Heel sports news

UNC Baseball

Complete coverage of North Carolina Baseball.

Video: Two controversial ninth-inning outs doom Tar Heels

With the game-tying run on third with two outs, Michael Busch chopped one to first base resulting in a bang-bang play for the final out. Davidson pitcher Durin O'Linger appeared to be off the bag when he received the throw. This freeze frame of his foot proves inconclusive, or does it? UNC coach Mike Fox wasn't in the mood for excuses after the game. (Carolina Blue)

Abrupt End to UNC Baseball's Stellar Season

Sometimes it’s only a couple of plays that determine the outcome of a game, or in No. 2 national seed North Carolina’s case on Sunday, a season. Davidson starter Josh Hudson knew he could be effective against the Tar Heel bats. After all, he threw nearly six innings of no-hit ball at Boshamer Stadium on May 9. The problem was his control last month. (Inside Carolina)

For UNC, season-ending defeat against Davidson is ‘just miserable’

These were the sort of circumstances that had inspired some of UNC's best moments during the past four months, a season of renewal and rebirth for a baseball program that had long been one of the nation's strongest, before a three-season slump. The Tar Heels thrived in situations like these. And then the end came, and suddenly there was no more fighting to be done. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Davidson denies Tar Heels by winning NCAA regional

Davidson dealt North Carolina’s baseball team a season-ending defeat by winning 2-1 in Sunday’s NCAA regional final at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels had the potential tying run thrown out at the plate when Brandon Riley was tagged trying to score on Zack Gahagan’s one-out single to right field. “Just to get that close, that’s hard to take,” UNC coach Mike Fox said. (Burlington Times-News)

Carolina's season ends in disappointment

The Tar Heels were the No. 2 national seed entering the NCAA Tournament. They had a record of 49-13 entering Sunday's game against Davidson --- the No. 4 seed in the regional. After Davidson trounced UNC on Friday, Sunday's game was a rematch. But it ended in disappointment for UNC in a 2-1 loss, with drama at the end and tears in the locker room. (Carolina Blue)

Turner's Take: Break Your Heart

It's the toughest out of your career, if you're Adam Pate. He graduated from Carolina nearly a month ago. He's married. He's an adult now. He'll take off that Carolina jersey for the final time at some point. Maybe he has by now, but he didn't seem in a hurry to remove it Sunday night. "It's been special," he said of his time at Carolina and his senior year. (GoHeels.com)

Video: UNC Baseball Coach Mike Fox Post-Davidson Press Conference

After a heartbreaking 2-1 loss to Davidson Sunday night, the Tar Heels hung their helmets for the final time of the 2017 season. Fighting tears, coach Mike Fox told the media the season with his 36 athletes was one of the most memorable years of his coaching career. Video courtesy Inside Carolina. Read More...

UNC Baseball Knocked Out of NCAA Tournament

A play at the plate in the ninth inning went Davidson’s way, and as a result, the Wildcats upset No. 2 national seed UNC, 2-1, on Sunday. With Brandon Riley representing the tying run at second base, Zach Gahagan singled to right field to set up the dramatic events at home plate. Riley avoided catcher Jake Sidwell’s initial tag, but in doing so, failed to tag the plate on his first pass. (Inside Carolina)

UNC's baseball season ends with 2-1 loss to Davidson in Regional Championship

UNC's baseball season ended Sunday night with a 2-1 loss to Davidson in the Chapel Hill Regional as the home team's ninth-inning rally fell short. The Wildcats (35-24) advance to their first Super Regional after getting the program's first NCAA Tournament win ever on Friday. The overall No. 2 seed Tar Heels were hosting their first NCAA Regional in four years. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Mike Fox confident in UNC's pitching heading into rematch versus Davidson

It all clicked on Sunday afternoon for North Carolina to set up a rematch with the Davidson Wildcats at 6:00 PM. In a win-or-go-home scenario against Florida Gulf Coast, the Heels had hot bats that clocked 15 hits and scored 10 runs. UNC would defeat the Eagles 10-1. The attention now turns to an elimination game against the Wildcats. (Carolina Blue)

Steady offense helps UNC past FGCU, 10-1

Steady offense helped UNC keep its season alive with a 10-1 win against FGCU in the Tar Heels' second elimination game victory Sunday afternoon. UNC plays Davidson Sunday evening in the Chapel Hill Regional Championship. The Wildcats will advance to their first-ever Super Regional with a win, the Tar Heels force a Monday winner-takes-Super rematch with a win. (WRAL Sports Fan)

Andrew Miller: From Tar Heel to Untouchable

When former Diamond Heel Andrew Miller comes in to the game for the Cleveland Indians, the inning is already over. His minuscule 0.98 ERA and 83 Ks in 55 innings since being traded to Cleveland make it easy to understand why; not to mention he was the 4th ever reliever to win an ALCS MVP (besides Dennis Eckersley, Mariano Rivera and Koji Uehara) in 2016. (Tar Heel Blog)

Video: UNC's Zack Gahagan moving forward with baseball after health scare

UNC infielder Zack Gahagan suffered a health scare in the offseason that not only threatened his career, it threatened his life. Gahagan, although not 100 percent has found therapy in the sport he loves - baseball. Read More...

Freshman pitching and timely offense keeps UNC alive

North Carolina's crucial win on Saturday afternoon over Michigan was a combination of stellar pitching from a freshman ace, timely hitting and playmaking. It was an elimination game. And the Tar Heels stepped up. "We got a great performance from Luca (Dalatri) today and that kind of set the tone," UNC coach Mike Fox told reporters after the 8-1 win. (Carolina Blue)

They’ll play another day: Tar Heels excuse Michigan, look toward potential busy slate

As Saturday’s game approached the midway point, UNC baseball coach Mike Fox didn’t want to reveal his emotions in front of his team. The Tar Heels, who’ve been pegged as one of the national favorites for this NCAA Tournament, looked vulnerable again. UNC responded and defeated Michigan 8-1 in an NCAA regional elimination game at Boshamer Stadium. (Burlington Times News)

< BackNext >
Baseball Schedule at a Glance
Last Game:
North Carolina: 1
East Carolina: 2
Fri, Feb 23

Upcoming Games:
UNC @ East Carolina
Sat, Feb 24, 6:00 ET

UNC vs. East Carolina
Sun, Feb 25, 1:00 ET ACC Network Extra

UNC vs. High Point
Tue, Feb 27, 3:00 ET ACC Network Extra

Full UNC Baseball Schedule

Radio Affiliates

© 2005-2018 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.