Here is your Day 3 Recap of the Chapel Hill Regional.
Kansas 5 Coastal Carolina 1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Freshman James Stanfield’s RBI ground out plated the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, while Cameron Selik and Brett Bochy combined to hold 15th-ranked Coastal Carolina to just one run in a 5-1 Jayhawk victory over the Chanticleers in an elimination game at the NCAA Baseball Regionals at Boshamer Stadium Sunday.
KU, which improved to 39-23 on the season, advances to face host North Carolina at 4 p.m. CST. The Jayhawks would need two wins over the Tar Heels to advance to the Super Regionals next weekend. Coastal Carolina is eliminated from NCAA Tournament play with a 47-16 record.
North Carolina 12 Kansas 1
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The bat of senior Garrett Gore and the right arm of classmate Adam Warren helped No. 4 national seed North Carolina claim its fourth straight regional title with a 12-1 win over Kansas Sunday in the finale of the NCAA Chapel Hill Regional at Boshamer Stadium. Gore homered twice and drove in a career-high five runs, and Warren struck out eight over 6 2/3 shutout innings.
The Tar Heels (45-16) and their senior class of improved to 12-0 in NCAA regional play over the past four seasons and ran their win total to an NCAA-best 210 victories from 2006-09, also the most wins in a four-year period in school history.
Carolina will face the winner of the NCAA Greenville (N.C.) Regional in a best-of-three Super Regional series beginning either Friday or Saturday. The NCAA will officially announce the host sites Monday at approximately 11 p.m.