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No. 1 UNC falls to No. 29 Miami, 4-1

Posted March 15, 2013

— No. 1 North Carolina suffered its first loss of the 2013 season on Friday as No. 29 Miami claimed a 4-1 win to open a three-game set Friday night at Boshamer Stadium.

The Tar Heels (16-1, 3-1 ACC) saw their 16-game winning streak to open the season snapped as the Hurricanes (15-5, 2-2 ACC) used a three-run fifth inning to take control of the matchup.

The runs were the first allowed by UNC starter Kent Emanuel in 18 innings as the Woodstock, Ga., native had not surrendered a run in his 14 previous innings of work entering the weekend.

The Hurricanes used a leadoff walk to start the rally in the fifth before moving the runner into scoring position with a sacrifice bunt. A steal of third base by Ricky Eusebio would put the go-ahead run 90 feet away.

After a strikeout for the second out of the inning, Chris Barr drew a walk to put runners on the corners for Alex Hernandez

Emanuel was able to get a pitch in on the hands of Miami's number two hitter but Hernandez forced a ball over first baseman Cody Stubbs' head and into no-man's land down the right field line.

The ball would fall inches into fair territory and Eusebio would come around to score before a Chantz Mack two-run single put Miami in front 3-0 after four and a half innings.

The Tar Heels threatened in the fifth against starter Chris Diaz when they got a pair of runners on base but were unable to cut into the lead.

Carolina would pull a run back in the sixth thanks to a pair of singles by freshmen Landon Lassiter and Skye Bolt.

Miami would push the lead back to three in the top half of the seventh with a RBI single by Chris Barr before Diaz combined with A.J. Salcines and Eric Nedeljkovic to keep the Tar Heels in check the rest of the way.

Colin Moran and Skye Bolt each finished the day with two hits but the Tar Heels were only 1-for-6 with runners in scoring position.

The loss was the first of the year for Emanuel and just the sixth of his career. Three of Emanuel's six career losses have come against the Hurricanes.

Senior Chris Munnelly kept the deficit to just three as he struck out four over two and two thirds of one-hit ball.

The Tar Heels will look to bounce back on Saturday as sophomore right-hander Benton Moss takes the mound against Miami's junior right-hander Javi Salas.

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