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UNC Softball Blanks No. 21 Virginia Tech for Seventh Top-25 Win

Behind Brittany Pickett's fifth complete-game shutout, North Carolina upset No. 21 Virginia Tech, 3-0 on Saturday to begin the ACC Coastal Series in Blacksburg, Virginia (Highlights). The win marks UNC's seventh ranked win of 2019 – the most ranked wins in a single season in program history. Carolina and Virginia Tech will play a doubleheader Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Downs Campbell, 7-2

Behind Hannah George's seventh complete game, North Carolina picked up a 7-2 win at Campbell Wednesday. Capitalizing on eight Camel errors, the Tar Heels scored three unearned runs throughout the game. UNC jumped to a 3-0 lead in the first before extending it to six in the fourth. Brittany Pickett's sac-fly to right concluded UNC's score at seven. (GoHeels.com)

Brittany Pickett Named ACC Softball Co-Player of the Week

Brittany Pickett has been named the ACC Co-Player of the Week, announced Tuesday by the league office. This is Pickett's first ACC Player of the Week honor, eighth ACC weekly accolade, and fourth for Carolina in 2019. Returning to the lineup for the first time since opening day, Pickett slugged three home runs in 13 at-bats, driving in eight runs. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Upsets No. 3 Florida State to Win Fifth ACC Series

Thanks to a walk-off hit by Berlynne Delamora in game one and a shutout by Hannah George in the series finale, North Carolina defeated Florida State in the doubleheader for the ACC series win on Monday (Highlights). Winning the series for the first time since 2011, the Tar Heels outlasted FSU in game one for the 6-5 win in nine innings. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Beats Liberty to Match Season-Best Winning Streak

North Carolina came from behind to defeat Liberty, 3-2, and extend their win streak to five games on Wednesday evening (Highlights). Heads up base-running by Destiny DeBerry gave Carolina the edge for the Tar Heels 24th win of the season. Looking forward, Carolina hosts No. 3 Florida State for a three game series, Saturday through Monday. (GoHeels.com)

Brittany Pickett Named ACC Softball Pitcher of the Week for Third Time in 2019

Tuesday marked the third time this season that UNC junior Brittany Pickett has been named ACC Co-Pitcher of the Week. This past week, Pickett tossed two complete-game shutouts against Virginia in the Tar Heels’ three-game sweep over the Cavaliers while only surrendering three hits. Over the entire weekend, she allowed just four runners to reach base. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC Softball Defeats Coastal Carolina, 9-0, For Fourth-Straight Shutout

North Carolina continued to dominate at Anderson Stadium as the Tar Heels picked up their fourth-straight run-rule shutout with a 9-0 victory over Coastal Carolina on Tuesday (Highlights). UNC scored nine runs in the first three innings. Brittany Pickett and Kristina Burkhardt homered in the first and second innings, while Campbell Hutcherson drove in three runs. (GoHeels.com)

Carolina Softball Downs Virginia for Second ACC Sweep

Limiting the Cavaliers to four hits in 10 innings, UNC downed Virginia, 8-0 in both games of Sunday's doubleheader to clinch their second sweep of the season (Highlights). The Tar Heels tallied 18 hits, highlighted by Lexi Godwin's grand slam in game one. Megan Dray and Brittany Pickett homered in the series finale to total six extra-base hits Sunday. (GoHeels.com)

North Carolina Softball Blanks Virginia, 8-0

Slugging 14 hits on the day, North Carolina softball downed Virginia, 8-0 in five innings for UNC's 20th win of the season (Highlights). Four Tar Heels had multi-hit games to spark UNC's offense while solid defense and six Brittany Pickett strikeouts held off the Cavaliers. UNC and Virginia wrap up the series with a doubleheader Sunday at noon. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Splits Doubleheader at Pittsburgh, Wins Third ACC Series

Despite dropping the final game, the North Carolina picked up its third ACC softball series win of the year, topping Pittsburgh, 2-1, in the Steel City on Saturday (Highlights). Drawing three walks in the doubleheader, Berlynne Delamora tied UNC's career walks record with 122. Delamora currently owns the UNC record for hit-by-pitches with 35 to date. (GoHeels.com)

Megan Dray’s Five RBIs Power UNC Softball Past Pitt in Series Opener

Megan Dray homered and drove in five runs Friday in Pittsburgh, leading the UNC softball team to an 11-5 victory over the host Pitt Panthers (Highlights). Dray drove in two runs on a single in the first inning to help UNC take a 3-0 lead before adding three more on her home run in the fourth. On the mound, Brittany Pickett picked up her 11th win of the season. (Chapelboro.com)

North Carolina Softball Blanks ECU, 5-0

With a season high of seven stolen bases, North Carolina shut out East Carolina, 5-0 on Wednesday at the ECU Softball Stadium. After four scoreless innings, Kiani Ramsey slugged a bases-clearing, three-run double for the lead. Berlynne Delamora drove in one more on an RBI-walk, and Abby Settlemyre finalized the game's scoring with a sacrifice fly. (GoHeels.com)
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