Wake Forest baseball, fighting for spot in ACC Tournament, faces UNC in weekend seriesWake Forest’s road to the ACC Baseball Tournament will run through Couch Ballpark for a second straight weekend when the Deacons play a three-game series against 13th-ranked North Carolina. The teams play at 6 p.m. Friday, 4 p.m. on Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday. “We have an opportunity to make a statement — that we can play with anybody,” coach Tom Walter said. (Winston-Salem Journal)
UNC Baseball Prepares For Weekend Series Against Wake ForestAfter an up and down week that saw a loss to Coastal Carolina and a drubbing of William & Mary, the Tar Heels get ready for a three-game series against Wake Forest. The Tar Heel pitching staff will have all it can handle as they travel to face star first baseman Will Craig. (Chapelboro.com)
Baseball Gameday: Wake Forest vs. No. 13 North CarolinaThe Demon Deacons return home over the weekend for another ACC series against a top-15 foe in No. 13-ranked North Carolina from Friday-Sunday. Wake Forest is coming off a series victory over No. 4-ranked Florida State last weekend and a 15-9 victory in a slugfest at Appalachian State on Tuesday. North Carolina leads the all-time series, 97-74-1. (Wake Forest Sports)
Tyler Ramirez looks past MLB to NCAAsFor North Carolina junior outfielder Tyler Ramirez, there’s more to life than baseball. There always has been. Sure, he came to UNC to play baseball — but not with the lofty aspirations of a heralded recruit, looking to use college as a springboard to the major leagues. He arrived with the hopes of playing a few innings, with the ultimate goal of earning his degree. (Daily Tar Heel)
Turner's Take: The Real HeelsUNC's baseball season has been an adventure. The Tar Heels lost a home series to Georgia Tech, then were swept at Miami. They took two of three from Virginia Tech and beat South Carolina 15-0 before losing a series at Virginia, then falling at home to Coastal Carolina. The team that won 90 percent of its first 20 games now can do no better than .500 in its second 20. (GoHeels.com)
Video: UNC Baseball Rolls Past William & Mary, 17-2 - HighlightsBrandon Riley drove in four runs and No. 13 North Carolina matched its season high with 17 runs in a 17-2 win over William & Mary on April 20, 2016
UNC pitcher Jason Morgan finds redemption in win over William & MaryJason Morgan needed to make some adjustments.After a rough performance against Virginia on Sunday, Morgan took to the mound at Boshamer Stadium on Wednesday seeking a second chance.And through three perfect innings in No. 13 North Carolina’s 17-2 win over William & Mary, he found that redemption. (Daily Tar Heel)
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)