North Carolina rallied from a five-run deficit in the ninth inning, then exploded for five more in the 14th inning to defeat Clemson 12-7 Friday night in the ACC Baseball Championship at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
Several more ACC student-athletes punched tickets to the NCAA Championships in Eugene, Ore., June 5-8.
Duke closed out is season with a second-place finish at the 2013 NCAA Championships. Wake Forest's Olafia Kristinsdottir, competing as an individual, finished tied for 97th.
Two ACC teams - Maryland and North Carolina - earned semifinal victories on Friday and will face off in the 2013 NCAA Women's Lacrosse Championship on Sunday. The Terrapins edged Syracuse 11-10, while the Tar Heels topped Northwestern 11-4.
Duke's Henrique Cunha and Virginia's Jarmere Jenkins each reach NCAA Quarterfinals in both singles and doubles
Virginia Tech struck late to edge Georgia Tech 3-2 Friday at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park and become the first team to qualify for the title game of the 2013 ACC Championship.
Clemson's Yana Koroleva upset the No. 5 singles player in the nation to join North Carolina's Gina Suarez-Malaguti in the NCAA Quarterfinals
Duke's Tricia Liston and Alexis Jones have been chosen to represent the United States on two USA Basketball Teams this summer. Liston was selected to the USA World University Games Team, while Jones was named to the USA U19 World Championship Team.
NC State scored four runs in the second inning against Miami without getting the ball out of the infield. That provided the cushion that carried the Wolfpack to a 7-1 victory over the Hurricanes Friday in the ACC Baseball Championship at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
University of North Carolina junior Zoe Skinner is the 2013 winner of the Yeardley Reynolds Love (YRL) Unsung Hero Award, the One Love Foundation announced on Thursday. Loyola's Jason Crane won the men's award.