Baseball will open Tremendous Regional in opposition to Arkansas
CHAPEL HILL — Tenth-place North Carolina will host the Arkansas in a best-of-three Tremendous Regional at Boshamer Stadium this weekend. That is the second-ever assembly between the Heels and Razorbacks and the primary for the reason that 1989 School World Sequence.
The primary recreation between North Carolina (42-20) and Arkansas (41-19) will air Saturday, June 11 at 11 a.m. ET on ESPN, and the second recreation will air Sunday, June 12 at 1 p.m aired on ESPN or ESPN2 pm
Carolina emerged from the losers bracket on the Chapel Hill Regional and earned his tenth Tremendous Regional Look, whereas Arkansas twice defeated seventh-ranked Oklahoma State to seize the Stillwater Regional Title and earn his tenth Tremendous Regional Look.
The Tar Heels went 4-1 within the Chapel Hill regional match final weekend, notching back-to-back wins over VCU and singles victories over Georgia and Hofstra. UNC opened regional play with a 15-4 win over Hofstra earlier than dropping 4-3 to VCU within the winner’s bracket recreation. Then, of their first of three straight elimination video games, the Heels held off Georgia 6-5 after which defeated VCU 19-8. Twenty-four hours later, UNC gained the regional championship with their second straight win over VCU, 7-3.
CAROLINA IN 10. SUPER REGIONAL
• North Carolina is making its tenth Tremendous Regional look and internet hosting its eighth Tremendous Regional this weekend. The Tar Heels have superior to the School World Sequence in seven of their earlier 9 Tremendous Regional appearances, together with six of seven as hosts.
• The Diamond Heels beforehand hosted Tremendous Regionals in 2006, ’07, ’08, ’09, ’11, ’13, ’18 and ’19 and superior to the CWS yearly besides in 2019 when Auburn UNC welches within the Greatest -of-three collection defeated , 2–1.
• North Carolina earned tenth place general for the 2022 NCAA match after successful the ACC Baseball Championship and posting an general document of 38-19.
• UNC is making its third Tremendous Regional look within the final 4 NCAA tournaments (2018, 2019, 2022).
• North Carolina is one in all 13 packages to have appeared in 10 or extra NCAA Baseball Tremendous Regionals for the reason that area expanded to 64 groups in 1999.
• North Carolina is the 2022 NCAA Baseball Tremendous Regionals champion with 11 of their final 12 video games after beating Florida State to finish the common season, successful the ACC match in 4 video games and the Chapel Hill Regional by 4: 1 conquer title.
• The Tar Heels have gained 19 of their final 22 video games since successful Virginia (vierter Monat des Jahres 22-24) and are 18-3 for the reason that pre-season break.
• UNC has gained its final three ACC collection, successful two of three from NC State and Wake Forest earlier than beating Florida State.
• Carolina is 21-15 in opposition to groups fielded on this 12 months’s NCAA Baseball Championship.
• North Carolina has 21 wins in opposition to quad-1 opponents, placing Oklahoma second within the nation behind Tennessee (25). The Tar Heels’ 37 video games in opposition to Quad 1 opponents is the second most within the nation behind Florida (38).
• Carolina posted a 33-7 document at residence this season, which included a 10-5 mark in opposition to ACC opponents. UNC have gained 14 of their final 16 video games at The Bosh.
• The Diamond Heels are up 23-2 in opposition to non-conference opponents at Boshamer Stadium this season. UNC gained its first 14 video games exterior of the ACC at residence earlier than struggling the primary blemish on its schedule. Carolina completed their residence non-conference record by successful their final 5 video games (Campbell, Liberty, Charlotte, Gardner-Webb, Charleston Southern).
• Carolina have gained 36 of their final 43 video games at The Bosh, spanning their final 4 residence video games of 2021.