Averaging 12.4 runs a game, North Carolina swept Alabama two games at the Tuscaloosa NCAA Super Regional last weekend.
The Tar Heels move on to face #5 national seed Cal State Fullerton in the College World Series at Omaha 7 PM Friday.
1B Chad Flack was the hero at Tuscaloosa ripping a 3-run homerun in the 8th and a 2-out 2 run homerun in the 9th of the second game to highlight a NC comeback 8-7 win and series victory over national seed #4 Alabama.
LHP Andrew Miller starred in the first game pitching a 7 inning – 5-hitter with 11 K and allowing only two unearned runs to lead his team to an 11-5 win..
This will be NC’s first appearance in the College World Series since 1989.
Andrew Miller Named BA National Player of the Year
Baseball America named North Carolina LHP Andrew Miller National Player of the Year Tuesday. He was also named to the BA First Team All American.
South Carolina Loses in Super Regional
Georgia came back to win two of three from South Carolina in the Athens NCAA Super Regional and moves onto Omaha to face Rice 2 PM Saturday in the College World Series.
Lehigh Pitcher Signs With Cleveland Indians
RHP Kyle Collina may get his wish to pitch to his Lehigh battery mate Matt McBride again when he signed a free agent contract with the Cleveland Indians.
Collina is scheduled to make his professional debut at short season at Rookie A Burlington in the Appalacian League and McBride at Mahoning Valley in the NY Penn League.