North Carolina A&T’s baseball team is set to take on the No. 1 seeded UNC Tarheels at the NCAA tournament.
The Aggies earned their second postseason appearance in school history after a 3-0 sweep through the MEAC Baseball Championship.
This year has proven to be very successful for the school’s program: They captured a No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament, they claimed the MEAC Southern Division title and broke the school record for wins and conference wins.
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But, even with recent accomplishments, the NCAA tournament and the Tarheels will be a challenge for the Aggies. Currently, the team’s postseason record is 0-2, falling to Clemson and Oral Roberts in 2005.
With standout players like Zach McLean and All-MEAC First Team honorees like Dawnoven Smith, this may be the first breakthrough for A&T’s postseason history.