Miami tied for the most hits North Carolina has allowed all season, but fell to the Tar Heels by a final score of 6-3 Saturday afternoon at Boshamer Stadium.
The Hurricanes (10-13, 3-5 ACC) totaled double-digit hits and out-hit the Heels 10-4, but could not overcome an early deficit in front of 2,476 fans.
The two teams combined for 17 runners left on base, including nine by the visitors. With the victory, the Tar Heels (18-5, 6-2 ACC) won their first series against the Hurricanes since 2013.
A two-run home run by Brandon Riley to right opened the scoring in favor of the hosts in the bottom of the second, and Brian Miller added a two-run triple in the fourth.
With the victory, the Tar Heels (18-5, 6-2 ACC) won their first series against the Hurricanes since 2013.