North Carolina Starts Fall World Series

October 12, 2009

UNCAnnual intrasquad games begin at Boshamer Stadium.

(Press Release)

Tar Heel Fall Rosters (PDF)

(This week will have fall updates on the eight teams that advanced to the 2009 College World Series.)

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The University of North Carolina baseball program has set the rosters for its annual Fall World Series, which opens Monday (10/12) at Boshamer Stadium. The Tar Heels have split their 35-man roster into two teams for a pair of best-of-three series with a winner-take-all game seven, if necessary.

Senior shortstop Ryan Graepel will pilot the Blue team, which also features returning position players Jacob Stallings, Seth Baldwin and Brett Thomas. Right-handers Patrick Johnson and Jimmy Messer are slated to start Blue’s first two games on the mound.

Fifth-year senior outfielder Mike Cavasinni’s White squad is full of Tar Heel veterans, including freshman All-America Levi Michael, Ben Bunting, Greg Holt, Matt Harrison and Tarron Robinson. Right-handers Matt Harvey and Colin Bates will start the first two games for White.

All games will be open to the public and admission will be free of charge. The full schedule is as follows:

2009 North Carolina Fall World Series Schedule:
Best-of-Three Series No. 1
Game	Day, Date		Time
Game 1 	Mon., Oct. 12   	6 p.m.
Game 2 	Tues., Oct. 13   	2 p.m.
Game 3 	Wed., Oct. 14   	6 p.m.

Best-of-Three Series No. 2 
Game	Day, Date		Time
Game 1 	Fri., Oct. 16   	3 p.m.
Game 2 	Sat., Oct. 17   	1 p.m.
Game 3 	Sun., Oct. 18   	1 p.m.

Championship Game 
Tues., Oct. 20, 2 p.m. (if necessary)

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