Tennessee scores its seven runs in the first four innings to eliminate the ACC champion Wolfpack and win the NCAA Knoxville Regional.
The senior outfielder had her third two-homer game in Wolfpack softball's last four games, driving a three-run shot over the left centerfield wall in the bottom of the eighth to earn a doubleheader split against the No. 24 Tar Heels. The teams meet Sunday at 1 p.m. in the series finale. Admission is free for all spectators.
Sophomore pitcher Emily Weiman picked up a pair of wins, including the first no-hitter of her career, in a doubleheader sweep of the 49ers at the Dail Softball Stadium. The Wolfpack will face Maryland in a three-game series this weekend, beginning with a doubleheader on Saturday.
Sophomore Sara Lippard's bases-loaded double gives the Wolfpack the lead for good in the fourth in the second game of a doubleheader at the ECU Softball Stadium. State travels to Atlanta for a three-game series against Georgia Tech on Friday and Saturday.
Sophomore shortstop Renada Davis, who now leads the ACC with 12 home runs, hits a two-run shot and a solo shot for her second two-homer game of the season. The Pack (11-13-1) travels to Blacksburg, Va., next weekend to face Virginia Tech in its first ACC road series of the season.
2013:Saw action in 28 games, making 10 starts in the outfield or behind the plate ... Collected eight hits and drove in five runs ... Went 2-for-3 at the plate in the second game of a doubleheader against Charlotte, with a double and two RBIs
2012: Versatile part-time starter whose .283 batting average was tops among NC State reserves ... Made 15 starts in 40 appearances: eight at catcher, five as designated hitter and two in the outfield ... Had 14 RBIs in 60 at-bats, with a double, a triple, a home run and a .433 slugging percentage ... Went 3-for-3 wth one RBI against Kent State and 3-for-3 with two RBIs against N.C. A&T in her only multi-hit games of the season
Prep: Lettered in softball, volleyball and basketball at Wilson Christian Academy ... Three-time all-conference and all-state honoree ... Helped lead Wilson Christian Academy to three volleyball state championships and one basketball state title in her four years ... Led her team to a softball state title in 2011 ... Pitched a shutout and knocked a two-run home run in the state championship softball game as a senior ... Active in the National Honor Society and various community service endeavors ... Brother attended NC State