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Georgia Tech Falls to North Carolina 5-3, in Softball Home Finale

ATLANTA — North Carolina topped Georgia Tech, 5-3, in the Yellow Jackets’ final home softball game of the year Sunday afternoon at Glenn Field.

The Tar Heels scored first and held off a late Yellow Jacket rally as they improved to 30-17-1 on the year and 4-2 in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Georgia Tech fell to 23-26 overall and 2-5 in the ACC. North Carolina got on the boards in the second inning after first baseman Beth Olen hit a one-out double to center field. Lauren Parker, pinch running for Olen, advanced to third on a fly out to right field by third baseman Kelly Ramsey and scored on a single down the left field line by second baseman Dionne Streete.

The Tar Heels added three more runs in the fifth with two two-out home runs. Shortstop Michelle Semmes, who led UNC with two hits, sent her fourth home run of the year over the center field wall. After catcher Natalie Anter drew a walk, left fielder Emily Price hit the Tar Heels’ second home run of the inning to increase North Carolina’s lead to 4-0.

But Georgia Tech battled back, posting a three-run inning in the sixth. Third baseman Jamie Frost led off the inning with a double to left field and scored on an Erin Hawley double to center. Shortstop Tara Knudsen drew a walk and with one out, right fielder Soraya Reddick blasted a two-run triple to center field. With Reddick on third and just one out, the Tar Heels made a pitching change. Radara McHugh came in to relieve starter Michael Parrot (12-7) and retired the next two batters. The Yellow Jackets were unable to plate the tying run, but pulled to within 4-3 going into the seventh inning. North Carolina added an insurance run in the top of the seventh. Right fielder Rosie Gustavson led off with a double down the right field line and advanced to third on a single by Semmes. Anter picked up her 26th RBI of the year on a sacrifice bunt, scoring Gustavson. Mimi Utt picked up the loss for the Yellow Jackets and fell to 2-3. McHugh finished the game for the Tar Heels and picked up her first save of the year.

The Yellow Jackets conclude the regular season on May 6 with a doubleheader at East Carolina.

                           2001 Georgia Tech Softball                         North Carolina at Georgia Tech                   Apr 22, 2001 at Atlanta, Ga, (Glenn Field)North Carolina 5 (30-17-1,4-2 ACC)Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB------------------------------------------------------Quinn Porter cf..........  4  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   1Rosie Gustavson rf.......  3  1  1  0   0  0  3  0   0Michelle Semmes ss.......  4  1  2  1   0  0  2  4   0Natalie Anter c..........  2  1  0  1   1  0  4  0   1Emily Price lf...........  4  1  1  2   0  1  1  0   2Beth Olen 1b.............  4  0  1  0   0  0  8  1   1 Lauren Parker pr........  0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0Kelly Ramsey 3b..........  3  0  0  0   0  0  1  1   0Dionne Streete 2b........  2  0  1  1   1  1  2  1   0Natashalyn Snipes dp.....  2  0  1  0   0  0  0  0   1Michael Parrott p........  1  0  0  0   0  0  0  3   1 Radara McHugh p.........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0Totals................... 29  5  8  5   2  2 21 10   7Georgia Tech 3 (23-26,2-6 ACC)Player                    AB  R  H RBI BB SO PO  A LOB------------------------------------------------------Kori Jacobson cf.........  4  0  0  0   0  0  2  0   1Jamie Frost 3b...........  4  1  2  0   0  1  1  5   0Erin Hawley 1b...........  4  1  1  1   0  1  9  0   1Tara Knudsen ss..........  1  0  0  0   2  0  0  2   0 Sara Wissmann pr........  0  1  0  0   0  0  0  0   0Ellen Styer 2b...........  2  0  0  0   0  0  3  3   0Soraya Reddick rf........  3  0  2  2   0  0  3  0   1Erin Glantz c............  3  0  0  0   0  1  2  0   0Jennifer Biggers lf......  3  0  1  0   0  1  1  0   3Susanne Miller dp........  3  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0Mimi Utt p...............  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  1   0 Erin Voeltz p...........  0  0  0  0   0  0  0  0   0Totals................... 27  3  6  3   2  4 21 11   6Score by Innings                  R  H  E-----------------------------------------North Carolina...... 010 030 1 -  5  8  1Georgia Tech........ 000 003 0 -  3  6  2-----------------------------------------E - Ramsey, K.(11); Knudsen, T.(18); Styer, E.(15). LOB - UNC 7; GeorgiaTech 6. 2B - Gustavson, R(1); Olen, B.(4); Frost, J.(8); Hawley, E.(8). 3B -Reddick, S.(2). HR - Semmes, M.(4); Price, E.(3). SH - Gustavson, R(10);Anter, N.(5); Styer, E.(15).North Carolina         IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP--------------------------------------------------Michael Parrott.....  5.1  5  3  3  2  3 21 24  75Radara McHugh.......  1.2  1  0  0  0  1  6  6  29Georgia Tech           IP  H  R ER BB SO AB BF  NP--------------------------------------------------Mimi Utt............  5.0  5  4  4  2  1 21 24  86Erin Voeltz.........  2.0  3  1  1  0  1  8  9  33Win - Parrott, M. (12-7).  Loss - Utt, M. (2-3).  Save - McHugh, R. (1).Umpires - Home:Dennis Mucha  1st:Steve MarcusStart: 12:55 pm   Time: 1:40   Attendance: 165Game: GT042201

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