In April, North Carolina scored at least 15 runs in each of its wins over BC. On Thursday, in ACC Tournament pool play, the Tar Heels weren’t far off from reaching that mark again.
At first, Ky Bowman was an inconsistent role player. Now, he’s one of the ACC’s best and, as a result, The Heights’ Breakout Male Athlete of the Year.
North Carolina scored seven unanswered goals in the first half of its ACC Tournament semifinal against BC. The Eagles put together a strong second half of play, but ultimately could not recover.
Brittany Pickett tossed the first 14 innings of North Carolina’s weekend series against the Eagles. All but one of those were scoreless. Pickett’s dominance only continued on Saturday, and UNC completed the sweep.
The North Carolina lineup picked apart both Dan Metzdorf and Brian Rapp in Sunday’s doubleheader. Before long, the games were effectively over, and BC was forced to attempt a desperate and unrealistic comeback.
Two years in a row, the Eagles have played North Carolina down to the wire. Both seasons, the Tar Heels have ended up in the national final. Are BC’s moral victories within the ACC legitimate, or are they meaningless?
North Carolina repealed the controversial HB2 legislation, but replaced it with a bill that still allows for discrimination of the state’s LGBTQ+ community.
Often, bench players are an afterthought. But with Luke Maye’s game-winning shot in Sunday’s South Regional final, everyone was reminded how important a supporting cast really is.
North Carolina rattled off five unanswered goals in the second half of Saturday’s game against BC, retaking the lead for the first time since the 19-minute mark. And the No. 2 Tar Heels wouldn’t give it back.
Kelly Hughes led a scoring attack from the perimeter against the Tar Heels, as the Eagles earned their second conference win.