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Carignan quiet Louisville's bats
UNC to meet Rice in bracket
finals; Cardinals eliminated
Luke Putkonen, Rob
Wooten and Andrew Carignan combined on a three-hitter as North Carolina survived
against Louisville 3-1 Tuesday afternoon in an elimination game at the College
World Series at Rosenblatt Stadium.
The Tar Heels
(54-15) will face Rice on Wednesday at 2 p.m. EDT in the first bracket finals.
UNC must win to force a second game on Thursday against the Owls. The Cardinals
finish their season at 47-24.
worked seven innings with three hits, one walk and seven strikeouts. The only
run he surrendered was a homer in the bottom of the first to Logan Johnson, who
tied a record with his fourth home run in the College World Series. Rob Wooten
allowed a walk in 0.2 innings with a strikeout. Andrew Carignan did not allow a
hit over the final 1.1 innings with three strikeouts to record his 17th save.
UNC scored all its
runs in the top of the second. Seth Williams had a two-out RBI single that
knotted the score at 1-1. An error allowed two runs to come in, giving the Tar
Heels a 3-1 advantage.
North Carolina also
finished with three hits.