North Carolina 2018 Baseball World Series Capsule


North Carolina Tar Heels

ACC (38-18, 22-8)

Big Wins: 3/23 Florida State (16-8), 4/28 at North Carolina State (8-6), 5/13 at Duke (8-6)
Bad Losses: 2/20 UNC Wilmington (4-5), 3/14 Gardner-Webb (0-1), 4/13 at Virginia (0-4)
Coach: Mike Fox
Key Field Players:
Kyle Datres, Junior, IF, .339 BA, 5 HR, 30 RBI, 10 SB
Michael Busch, Sophomore, 1B, .313 BA, 11 HR, 52 RBI
Brandon Riley, Junior, OF, .304 BA, 5 HR, 47 RBI
Ike Freeman, Sophomore, IF, .277 BA, 45 RBI
Key Pitchers:
Austin Bergner, Sophomore, P, 4.26 ERA, 6-2 W/L, 69.2 IP, 73 SO
Tyler Baum, Sophomore, P, 4.62 ERA, 4-1 W/L, 62.1 IP, 71 SO
Cooper Criswell, Junior, P, 3.19 ERA, 4-2 W/L, 59.1 IP, 71 SO
Brett Daniels, Senior, P, 2.35 ERA, 6-0 W/L, 57.1 IP, 67 SO
By the Numbers:
Batting Average: .283 (70th in nation, 4th in conference)
Double Plays per Game: 0.61 (235, 12)
Doubles per Game: 1.57 (185, 11)
Earned Run Average: 3.64 (39, 4)
Fielding Percentage: .973 (71, 5)
Home Runs per Game: 0.87 (72, 7)
Scoring Offense: 6.9 (29, 2)
Slugging Percentage: .418 (79, 6)
Stolen Bases per Game: 0.78 (201, 10)
Triples per Game: 0.22 (134, 7)
Recent Postseason Appearances:
2017Regionallost to Davidson, defeated Michigan, defeated FGCU, eliminated by Davidson
2014Regionallost to Long Beach State, defeated Florida, eliminated by Long Beach State
2013Regionaldefeated Canisius, defeated Towson, lost to Florida Atlantic, defeated Florida Atlantic
2013Super Regionaldefeated South Carolina, lost to South Carolina, defeated South Carolina
2013CWSlost to North Carolina State, defeated LSU, defeated North Carolina State, eliminated by UCLA
2012Regionaldefeated Cornell, lost to St. John's, defeated East Carolina, eliminated by St. John's
2011Regionaldefeated Maine, defeated James Madison, defeated James Madison
2011Super Regionaldefeated Stanford
2011CWSlost to Vanderbilt, defeated Texas, eliminated Vanderbilt
2010Regionaldefeated California, lost to Oklahoma, defeated Oral Roberts, eliminated by Oklahoma
2009Regionaldefeated Dartmouth, defeated Coastal Carolina, defeated Kansas
2009Super Regionaldefeated East Carolina
2009CWSlost to Arizona State, defeated Southern Miss, eliminated by Arizona State
2008Regionaldefeated Mount St. Mary's, defeated North Carolina Wilmington, defeated North Carolina Wilmington
2008Super Regionaldefeated Coastal Carolina
2008CWSdefeated LSU, lost to Fresno State, defeated LSU, eliminated by Fresno State
2007Regionaldefeated Jacksonville, defeated East Carolina, defeated Western Carolina
2007Super Regionaldefeated South Carolina
2007CWSdefeated Mississippi State, lost to Rice, defeated Louisville, defeated Rice, defeated Rice
2007Championshipeliminated by Oregon State
*all team stats through 5/20