Diamond Hawks sweep season series against North Carolina

Diamond Hawks sweep season series against North Carolina
Diamond Hawks sweep season series against North Carolina (Source: WECT)

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) - Jackson Meadows had three hits and relief pitcher Luke Gesell tossed 2 2/3 shutout innings as UNCW beat No. 7 North Carolina 4-2 Tuesday night at Brooks Field.

Gesell (3-1) allowed two hits and struck out two before Logan Beehler entered in the ninth and earned his second save of the season.

UNCW (32-19) notched its first series sweep of the Tar Heels since 1982.

Seahawk Mason Berne extended his on base streak to 45 consecutive games with a third-inning single.

UNCW hosts the College of Charleston for a three-game series set to begin Thursday at 6 p.m.

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