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Erie native Tim Federowicz will catch for Team USA in Olympic baseball tournament

It was early in 1988 when Tim Federowicz and his family moved from Erie, Pennsylvania to North Carolina. It was there he grew up and learned the game of baseball. Federowicz became good enough at it to be recruited by UNC. He was a senior for the 2008 Tar Heels when they qualified for the College World Series. The Boston Red Sox also picked Federowicz. (Erie Times-News)

12 Tar Heels competing at Olympics: When and where to watch them

A dozen Tar Heels are in Japan to compete in the 2020 Olympics, including three current UNC students and three vying for individual medals. There are two former UNC players on the USA women’s soccer team in and . The United States baseball team features two former Tar Heels in catcher Tim Federowicz and pitcher Ryder Ryan. (Tar Heel Tribune)

Podcast: Tim Federowicz on Making US Olympic Team, Returning to Dodgers Organization, UNC Memories

One of four Tar Heels to ever make the U.S. Olympic baseball roster, catcher Tim Federowicz (UNC 2006-08) talks about representing his country in Tokyo, helping North Carolina to the College World Series all three years of his college career, rejoining the Los Angeles Dodgers organization, and much more. (Listen To Podcast)

Tar Heel Olympians Set For Action In Tokyo

Ten Tar Heels, including two current UNC student-athletes, are among more than 10,000 athletes set to compete in Tokyo over the next two weeks as part of the delayed 2020 Summer Olympics. Although some events have already taken place, the Games of the XXXII Olympiad officially get underway on Friday, with Opening Ceremonies at 7 a.m. ET. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Baseball Summer Update

North Carolina currently has 10 players in the Coastal Plain League, with the rest spread across the Cape Cod League (3), Northwoods League (1), Appalachian League (1), Ohio Valley League (1), Valley League (1) and Southern Collegiate League (1). joined the Chatham Anglers on July 3, a few days after participating in the MLB Draft Combine. (Boshamer Bulletin)

Pirates catcher Jacob Stallings considered midseason favorite for the NL Gold Glove

has been encouraged by the defensive season he’s produced thus far. He also happened to notice the recently released SABR Defensive Index rankings, which essentially serve as a midterm grade for Gold Glove competition. “Obviously defense is something I take a lot of pride in. I would like to be there at the end of the season, too,” he said. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)

Five former UNC athletes set to compete in the Tokyo Olympics

The UNC women’s soccer program will be well-represented once again in Tokyo with and on the roster. , one of the most decorated sprinters in the history of UNC, will be making his Olympic debut. Catcher Tim Federowicz, who played for the Diamond Heels for three seasons, will also represent team USA. (Daily Tar Heel)

Jacob Stallings Slugs Walk-off Grand Slam to Stun Mets

Improbably, and with a packed house for the first time this season, the Pittsburgh Pirates found a way to make it three straight wins vs. the Mets. After being down 6-0 through seven innings, the Pirates rallied for five runs in the eighth, then walked it off on a grand slam for a 9-7 victory over New York on Saturday at PNC Park. (MLB.com)

Carolina Insider Podcast: Brady Manek Interview, Pickup Tidbits, Football Tickets, MLB Draft

New UNC Basketball player joins Jones Angell and Adam Lucas to discuss his transfer from Oklahoma, his game, and his sweet ride. Jones and Adam also discuss 's transfer to UNC, pick-up tidbits, non-conference schedule, football season ticket sell out, Tar Heels in the MLB Draft, and more. (Listen To Podcast)

Breaking down the careers of the Tar Heels selected in the 2021 MLB Draft

UNC’s tradition of producing professional baseball players continued Monday as three Tar Heels were selected in the 2021 MLB Draft. The first off the board was sophomore , selected in the third round by the St. Louis Cardinals. Love was the Diamond Heels’ Friday-night starter and was one of the better right-handed pitchers out of the ACC. (Daily Tar Heel)
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