UNC Softball

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UNC Athletics Welcoming Fans Back To Chapel Hill

We've missed having you at UNC sporting events this season. And we're pleased to tell you that beginning this weekend, we are able to welcome more of you back. Under NC Executive Order 195, outside stadiums will be allowed 30 percent capacity and indoor arenas with at least 5,000 seats will be allowed 15 percent capacity beginning Friday, Feb. 26. (GoHeels.com)

Brittany Pickett Named ACC Softball Pitcher Of The Week

Leading the Tar Heels to a 4-1 weekend at Anderson Stadium, Brittany Pickett has been named ACC Pitcher of the Week, announced Tuesday by the league office. This is Pickett's ninth ACC weekly honor in her career. Going 3-0 on the weekend and contributing to each win, Pickett anchored the Tar Heels with 30 strikeouts in four appearances. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Complete Comeback, Win Softball Series vs. Syracuse

Although Syracuse jumped on the board first, North Carolina came from behind for the 4-2 win on Sunday to wrap up the weekend at Anderson Stadium. Skyler Brooks logged a pair of hits while Kiersten Licea tallied two RBI that tied up the game in the fourth. Lexi Godwin plated the go-ahead run while Kristina Burkhardt drove in the insurance run. (GoHeels.com)

Burkhardt, Middleton Homer As UNC Softball Splits With Syracuse

Although Syracuse outlasted UNC for the 3-2 extra-inning win in game one, North Carolina responded to blank the Orange, 4-0, in game two of the doubleheader Saturday at Anderson Stadium. In Game 2, Destiny Middleton slugged a home run over the right-field fence for the 1-0 lead in the third inning. Kristina Burkhardt followed suit in the sixth. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Softball Downs Boston College On Opening Day

Highlighted by a 3-run walk-off home run by Taylor Greene to wrap up opening day, North Carolina defeated Boston College in two games at Anderson Stadium to begin the 2021 softball season (Highlights). In the seventh inning of game one tied 3-3, the Tar Heels plated four runs on four hits for the 7-3 win. UNC's success continued into game two. (GoHeels.com)

Preview: A look ahead at the UNC softball team's season

The North Carolina softball team’s season will look a litte bit different this year, with 38 ACC games on the schedule. They normally play about 20 conference games, but schedules during the COVID-19 pandemic are far from solid. "We are excited to have a schedule for 2021 and to be preparing for our season right now," head coach said. (Daily Tar Heel)

Tar Heels Celebrate National Girls And Women In Sports Day

February 3, 2021, marks the 35th Annual National Girls & Women in Sports Day. Each year, this celebration inspires girls and women to play and be active, to realize their full power. While this year, we are unable to meet in person, we celebrate the rich history and tradition of women's athletics and its 37 national championships at North Carolina. (GoHeels.com)

ACC Announces Spring Sports Schedule & Formats

The ACC announced its spring Olympic sports and Championship schedules on Tuesday. In addition, ACC fall sports will play a spring schedule in advance of NCAA Championship competition, which also will be held this spring. Every ACC team continues to follow the health and safety protocols outlined in the ACC's Medical Advisory Report. (GoHeels.com)

UNC Student-Athlete Advisory Council creates voter registration initiative

Despite the uncertainty concerning many details of their upcoming sports seasons, UNC athletes are still finding a way to make their mark. This fall, an athlete-led voter initiative is working toward 100 percent voter registration among eligible athletes on UNC's 28 varsity sports teams. The project is organizing a voter registration drive. (Daily Tar Heel)

UNC athletes had a Saturday march on Franklin Street

, the director of basketball operations for men’s basketball, said he learned of the march when texted the team’s group chat. May said he stayed off to the side, but wanted to show support with his presence. “I thought it was super powerful that that many young people get together at the spur of the moment for something that is bigger than them,” May said. (Charlotte Observer)
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