No. 15 Tar Heels Top Softball
RALEIGH, N.C. No. 15 North Carolina topped NC State, 4-0, in the second game of a twin bill on Saturday, April 4, at the Curtis & Jacqueline Dail Softball Stadium. The Pack falls to 18-15 (3-5 ACC), while the Tar Heels move to 33-7 (9-2 ACC).
Mendy McKenzie (7-6) took the loss while Lisa Norris (5-4) got the win in the circle.
Emily Troup cracked a solo home run to right field in the top of the fifth, putting UNC up 1-0.
The Tar Heels’ lead increased to 4-0 in the top of the sixth off of a Danielle Spaulding bomb to left-center. Christine Knauer reached on a single and Whitney Allen drew a walk before Spaulding brought everyone home with the long ball.
NC State and North Carolina will wrap up the series tomorrow, Sunday, April 5, with a 1 p.m. start time. ACC Select will offer a live video broadcast, while GoPack.com will carry the live stats.