Complete list of Tar Heels super regionals wins

North Carolina baseball is looking to return to the College World Series for the first time since 2018, and it will have to do so by preventing its opponent from pulling off a historic victory.

The No. 4 national seed Tar Heels must defeat West Virginia to advance to Omaha, while the Mountaineers look to reach the College World Series for the first time in program history.

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North Carolina avoided a scare in the Chapel Hill Regional, falling to a feisty LSU team in Game 1 of the regional finals before winning the if-needed game to advance to the super regionals. The Tar Heels have made it to the super regionals twice in recent seasons (2019, 2022), but have failed to secure a spot in college baseball’s final destination.

Here is North Carolina baseball history, including CWS and super regional appearances:

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Baseball CWS appearances in North Carolina

North Carolina has appeared in the College World Series no fewer than 11 times in its history, the last coming in 2018. The Tar Heels had a run from 2006-09 where they made the CWS every season and even finished as runner-up. to-back seasons in 2006 and 2007.

Here are the CWS performances in North Carolina by year, including the record for each corresponding performance:

  • 1960 (0-2)
  • 1966 (0-2)
  • 1978 (2-2)
  • 1989 (0-2)
  • 2006 (4-2)
  • 2007 (4-3)
  • 2008 (3-2)
  • 2009 (1-2)
  • 2011 (1-2)
  • 2013 (2-2)
  • 2018 (1-2)

Did North Carolina baseball win a national championship?

North Carolina baseball has never won the national championship, but has finished as runner-up twice in 2006 and 2007.

The closest the Tar Heels came to winning the national championship was in 2006, when the team went 3-0 in the double-elimination portion of the College World Series and opened the championship series with a 4-3 victory over Oregon State. one win to secure the first title in program history.

However, the Beavers rebounded to win 11-7 in Game 2 that season before suffering a heartbreaking 3-2 loss in Game 3.

North Carolina reached the national championship again in 2007, winning 4-1 in the double elimination before meeting the Beavers again in Omaha. Oregon State won 11-4 and 9-3, respectively, to defeat the Tar Heels for their second straight victory.

North Carolina Baseball Regional Wins

North Carolina has now won 13 regionals in its history after winning the Chapel Hill Regional at LSU this season.

Here is the Tar Heels’ complete list of regional wins:

  • 1978
  • 1989
  • 2003
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
  • 2009
  • 2011
  • 2013
  • 2018
  • 2019
  • 2022
  • 2024
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