College Notebook

Pack baseball falls at home to UNC Greensboro

News ServicesMarch 20, 2013 

— The UNC Greensboro baseball team scored three runs in the top of the 11th inning Tuesday, upending N.C. State in a nonconference contest at Doak Field.

In the 11th inning, the Spartans (9-10) took advantage of a wild pitch, three walks and a throwing error by the N.C. State (16-6) shortstop Sam Morgan to put the game out of reach.

North Carolina 16, Princeton 0: The host Tar Heels (19-1) had a three-run fifth inning to blow the game open before adding eight more in the seventh and four more in the eighth to aid freshman starter Trent Thornton against the Tigers (1-11) at Boshamer Stadium.

Thornton, a Charlotte native, had 9 strikeouts and surrendered five hits over seven innings.

Colin Moran had four hits and Skye Bolt had 3 RBIs to lead the Tar Heels at the plate.

UNC Wilmington 10, East Carolina 3: The host Seahawks (13-7) scored seven unanswered runs and used 13 hits to cruise past the Pirates (11-9) at Brooks Field.

Jay Cannon put the Pirates up 1-0 in the second inning when he blasted his second home run of the season sending a line drive over the left center field fence.

Saint Augustine’s : The Falcons (21-8, 9-0 CIAA) are ranked 10th in the current National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Division II Atlantic Region poll.

The Falcons, who have won 10 games in a row, visit Lenoir-Rhyne in Hickory Wednesday at 4 p.m.

Gymnastics

N.C. State Senior Rachel Fincham has been named the East Atlantic Gymnastics League (EAGL) Specialist of the Week, and freshman Brittni Watkins garnered rookie of the week honors, the conference announced.

Lacrosse

ACC Awards: Duke goalie Kyle Turri has been named ACC men’s defensive player of the week and North Carolina attacker Abbey Friend has been named conferences’s women’s offensive player of the week.

Softball

North Carolina 9-10, N.C. Central 0-2: The host Tar Heels (21-10) run-ruled the Eagles (2-21) in two games to remain undefeated at Anderson Stadium (11-0).

Haleigh Dickey and Tracy Chandless each hit two-run home runs, and Lori Spingola tossed a one-hitter in game one.

UNC tallied 20 hits in the two games. N.C. Central had five.

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