The Panthers' season came to a close at the ACC Baseball Championship in Charlotte with a 12-2 loss to No. 7 North Carolina in their second and final pool play game.

By the Numbers
  • C.J. Funk hit his 29th and final career home run in the fourth inning.
  • Dom Popa recorded his 72nd hit of the season, the most in a single season by a Panther since 2019.
  • Three seniors had scoreless outings in their final appearances on the mound for the Panthers.
Yes, But

The Panthers couldn't overcome North Carolina's strong performance, especially in the early innings, ultimately leading to their elimination.

State of Play
  • North Carolina hit four solo home runs in the first inning, taking an early 4-0 lead.
  • Pittsburgh fought back with runs from Funk and Bischke, but North Carolina's offense proved too potent, securing the win.
What's Next

With their season ending in the ACC Baseball Championship, the Panthers will regroup and prepare for future seasons, aiming for continued success.

Bottom Line

The Panthers' journey at the ACC Baseball Championship culminated in a tough loss, highlighting the end of several players' collegiate careers and signaling a period of reflection and planning for the team ahead.