North Carolina defeats Virginia Tech to advance to ACC Baseball Championship pool play

After struggling through the final two weeks of the regular season, eighth-seeded North Carolina hoped to turn things back around during the 2015 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship. The Tar Heels took a step in that direction on Tuesday, and now have at least three more tournament games to try to make it happen. UNC used a solid starting outing by Zac Gallen and strong relief work by Trevor Kelley to turn back ninth-seeded Virginia Tech, 5-3, in Tuesday’s second play-in game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.