CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Mike Fox just couldn’t help himself.
Moments after North Carolina defeated East Carolina 9-3 to clinch a fourth straight College World Series trip, the 53-year-old coach ran to his wife’s front-row seat and climbed up the protective net in front of the stands to give her a celebratory kiss.
“I tried to enjoy this win more than I ever have here, just to kind of let loose,” Fox said. “I want to be respectful of the other team and not act like a kid, but I felt like a kid today when it was over. You can’t ever take this for granted.” Continue reading →
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. Continue reading →
Here is your recap from the Chapel Hill Regional for the second day of action. Kansas hammered Dartmouth in the opener while North Carolina is set to take on Coastal Carolina at 5pm. Video Link is below.
Kansas 16 Dartmouth 0
Kansas junior Shaeffer Hall tossed his second shutout of the season, while freshman Zac Elgie set a KU postseason record with six RBIs as the Jayhawks stayed alive in NCAA Regional play with a 16-0 rout of Dartmouth Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium. Continue reading →
Here is your recap of the Chapel Hill Regional for May 29th.
UNC 5 Dartmouth 2
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – Dustin Ackley became North Carolina’s career base hit leader with a 3-for-5 effort and drove in two runs to pace No. 4 national seed North Carolina past Dartmouth, 5-2, Friday in the 2009 NCAA Chapel Hill Regional at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels (43-16) move on to meet Coastal Carolina at 5 p.m. Saturday, while Dartmouth (27-17) will face Kansas in an elimination game at 1 p.m. Continue reading →
The Chapel Hill Regional features the host North Carolina Tar Heels as the number 1 seed and the overall number 4 seed. The second seed in the regional is Coastal Carolina who enters as the Big South Conference Tournament Champion. The third seed in the regional is Kansas out of the Big 12 conference. The fourth seed is Dartmouth who won the Ivy League title. Continue reading →