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Amber Parrish hit a two-RBI double in the first inning to lead UNC over Virginia, 2-1.
Amber Parrish hit a two-RBI double in the first inning to lead UNC over Virginia, 2-1.
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No. 25 UNC Sweeps UVA With 2-1 Win
Release: 04/07/2013

CHAPEL HILL, NC - No. 25 Carolina swept the weekend series against Virginia with a 2-1 victory in game three on Sunday, improving to 31-13 on the season and 9-3 in ACC play.

Virginia stuck first in both games Saturday, but it was the Tar Heels got on the board early in game three. Elisha Elliott started things off with a single to second base and advanced when Aquilla Mateen hit a bunt single. Amber Parrish doubled down the left field line to bring in Parrish and Mateen, giving Carolina the early 2-0 lead.

After holding the Cavliers for four innings, Virginia responded with a solo shot to center by Kristen Hawkins in the top of the fifth inning, but the Tar Heels held on for the final two innings for the 2-1 win.

Reaching the 200-strikeout mark in today's game, Lori Spingola tossed all seven innings, recording five Ks and giving up two hits and one run.

UP NEXT

Carolina closes out a 10-game home stand this Wednesday, April 10, as the Tar Heels host Elon at 6 p.m. UNC then travels to Raleigh for a series next weekend against NC State on April 13 and 14.


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