COLLEGE PARK, Md. — North Carolina closed out the 2013 regular season with a dominant 8-1 victory at Maryland on Sunday.
Jenna Kelly and Amber Parrish each tallied two runs on two hits, with a home run apiece to help the Tar Heels take game three of the series.
The Tar Heels finish out the season 38-18 overall and 13-8 in ACC play with Sunday’s win.
N.C. state 14, Boston College 3: The Wolfpack’s weekend offensive display against the Eagles came to a grand conclusion in Chestnut Hill, Mass., as N.C. State hit four more home runs, including two grand slams, to complete the three-game sweep with a five-inning victory.
Sophomore right-hander Emily Weiman, who had strong run support all weekend in the 10-3, 16-2 and 14-3 victories, got her ninth straight win to set the school single-season win mark at 28, surpassing the total set by former ACC Pitcher of the Year Abbie Sims in 2007.
As a team, the Wolfpack (30-18-1 overall, 13-7 ACC) has won nine straight and 16 of its last 18 contests.
Shaw 5, Kutztown 3: The Bears ended their season with an opening-round loss in the NCAA Tournament after bad weather forced them indoors in Bluefield, W.Va.
Shaw, seeded fifth in the region, finishes the season 14-8, while Kutztown, the fourth seed, improves to 14-6 and now faces host Bluefield State for a spot in the Sweet Sixteen.
Short-handed, the Bears opened the match down 2-0 after forfeiting the number three doubles and number six singles matches.
Samuel Padilla and Juan Sanchez trimmed the lead to 2-1 when they downed Kenny Beebe and Matthew Maguire 8-4.