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UNC Baseball: Final Statistics

Recapping the 2019 ACC Championship season.

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The North Carolina Tar Heels finished their season this week after a Game 3 loss in the Super Regionals to Auburn. While coming up short of a trip to Omaha, this team can be proud of their season.

Here is a breakdown of their final record:

  • Overall record: 46-19
  • Overall winning percentage: .708
  • Conference record: 17-13
  • Conference winning percentage: .567
  • Home record: 35-8
  • Away record: 7-10
  • Neutral location record: 4-1

Aaron Sabato, the 2019 ACC Freshman of the Year, collected several honors in the past week. The dynamic hitter was named the NCBWA National Freshman Hitter of the Year, third-team D1 Baseball All-American, third-team All-American by Baseball America this week. At the beginning of the month, Collegiate Baseball named him a first-team All-American, freshman All-American and Co-National Freshman of the Year.

Sabato and fellow freshman Danny Serretti are first-team Perfect Game Freshman All-Americans. Serretti joined Sabato as a Collegiate Baseball freshman All-American.

Three Tar Heels earned NCAA Tournament honors. Sabato and Michael Busch are on the NCAA Division I Atlantic All-Region First Team, while pitcher Tyler Baum was honored on the NCAA Division I Atlantic All-Region Second Team.


Here is a listing of the 2019 team leaders. At the plate, there will be no surprises who led the way for Carolina this year.

Batting:

  • Batting average: .343 - Aaron Sabato
  • Slugging percentage: .696 - Aaron Sabato
  • Home runs: 18 - Aaron Sabato
  • RBI: 63 - Aaron Sabato
  • Hits: 79 - Aaron Sabato
  • Runs: 78 - Michael Busch
  • On-base percentage: .453 - Aaron Sabato

Pitching:

  • ERA: 2.25 - Gianluca Dalatri (minimum 10 innings pitched)
  • Strikeouts: 99 - Tyler Baum
  • Innings pitched: 93.0 - Tyler Baum
  • Wins: 8 - Austin Love (8-4)
  • Saves: 5 - Austin Love

Below are the final batting statistics for the Tar Heels. These are hitters that reached a minimum threshold of an average of two plate appearances a game and played in 75 percent of games.

2019 UNC Baseball Batting Statistics

Player Batting average On-base percentage plus slugging average Games Played-Games Started At-bats Runs Hits Doubles Triples Homeruns Runs batted in Total bases Slugging percentage Walks Hit by pitch Strikeouts Ground into double play On-base percentage Sacrifice Fly Sacrifice Hit Stolen bases-Attempts
Player Batting average On-base percentage plus slugging average Games Played-Games Started At-bats Runs Hits Doubles Triples Homeruns Runs batted in Total bases Slugging percentage Walks Hit by pitch Strikeouts Ground into double play On-base percentage Sacrifice Fly Sacrifice Hit Stolen bases-Attempts
Sabato, Aaron .343 1.149 64-61 230 47 79 25 1 18 63 160 .696 39 8 56 6 .453 1 0 0-1
Serretti, Danny .299 .797 61-60 231 36 69 18 1 3 45 98 .424 27 2 42 6 .373 3 2 4-5
Hesterlee, Jackson .294 .948 52-33 119 24 35 9 2 6 26 66 .555 15 5 42 2 .393 1 0 0-0
Freeman, Ike .293 .863 65-65 232 45 68 9 2 6 52 99 .427 51 11 32 7 .436 4 0 2-2
Busch, Michael .284 .983 65-65 243 78 69 14 1 16 57 133 .547 61 6 39 6 .436 2 0 4-9
McGee, Ashton .278 .859 64-64 216 48 60 12 1 7 46 95 .440 51 5 49 6 .419 5 0 7-8
Harris, Dylan .268 .820 65-65 246 62 66 15 1 7 29 104 .423 53 3 45 5 .397 5 4 5-6
Enwiller, Dylan .256 .775 60-35 133 34 34 6 2 5 29 59 .444 13 3 38 2 .331 2 5 11-11
Martorano, Brandon .249 .770 64-64 217 37 54 10 0 8 43 88 .406 33 8 66 4 .364 3 4 2-4
Roberts, Caleb .227 .654 54-40 150 23 34 8 0 0 17 42 .280 29 7 23 4 .374 1 1 2-2

Below are the final pitching statistics for UNC:

2019 UNC Baseball Pitching Statistics

Player Earned run average Walks and hits per inning pitched Win-Loss Appearances-Starts Complete games Shutouts Saves Innings pitched Hits Runs Earned runs Walks Strikeouts Doubles Triples Homeruns At-bats Batting average Wild pitches Hit by pitches Balks Sacrifice flies against Sacrifice hits against
Player Earned run average Walks and hits per inning pitched Win-Loss Appearances-Starts Complete games Shutouts Saves Innings pitched Hits Runs Earned runs Walks Strikeouts Doubles Triples Homeruns At-bats Batting average Wild pitches Hit by pitches Balks Sacrifice flies against Sacrifice hits against
Nance, Bennett 0.00 4.00 0-0 4-0 0 0-1 0 1.0 2 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 5 .400 0 0 0 0 0
Dalatri, Gianluca 2.25 1.16 1-1 6-6 0 0-1 0 32.0 29 12 8 8 35 6 0 1 124 .234 6 4 0 1 1
Lancellotti, Joey 3.12 1.46 6-4 27-2 0 0-1 3 52.0 47 25 18 29 56 9 0 2 196 .240 5 7 2 2 2
Love, Austin 3.18 1.16 8-4 36-0 0 0-2 5 67.3 53 29 24 25 67 9 0 4 245 .216 10 6 0 2 2
Butler, Hansen 3.86 1.76 5-0 21-0 0 0-1 1 21.0 19 14 9 18 31 5 1 1 79 .241 4 1 1 0 0
Baum, Tyler 3.87 1.28 7-3 17-16 0 0-1 0 93.0 94 44 40 25 99 20 1 6 361 .260 12 5 0 4 4
Blendinger, Kyle 4.00 1.00 0-0 9-0 0 0-1 0 9.0 5 5 4 4 8 2 0 1 33 .152 0 3 0 0 0
Casparius, Ben 4.41 1.49 0-0 12-0 0 0-1 1 16.1 17 9 8 7 14 2 1 0 60 .283 0 1 0 3 1
Dotson, Josh 4.50 1.47 3-0 25-2 0 0-1 0 34.0 32 22 17 18 27 7 0 1 133 .241 4 9 0 1 1
Ollio, Connor 4.58 1.46 3-1 22-5 0 0-1 0 37.1 38 22 19 16 44 5 0 5 149 .255 2 2 0 1 0
Grogan, Andrew 4.84 1.54 4-2 21-7 0 0-1 0 44.2 46 29 24 22 34 7 1 6 177 .260 1 9 0 3 2
Bergner, Austin 4.94 1.49 6-1 16-16 0 0-1 0 82.0 91 52 45 31 77 18 1 7 329 .277 12 3 1 3 1
O'Brien, Caden 5.13 1.48 1-1 30-0 0 0-2 2 33.1 27 25 19 22 29 4 0 4 123 .220 1 2 0 1 1
Sandy, Will 5.52 1.62 2-2 22-11 0 0-0 0 58.2 63 39 36 31 41 12 1 2 228 .276 2 3 1 3 4
Pry, Nik 18.00 1.50 0-0 5-0 0 0-0 0 4.0 6 8 8 0 7 2 0 1 18 .333 1 2 0 0 0

With a seventh ACC Tournament championship pennant to be raised in Boshamer Stadium next spring, it was another successful season for the Diamond Heels.