Davidson College has played baseball for 115 years, generally with little success. The Wildcats made it to the NCAA Tournament for the first time this year, and they made a memorable debut Friday.
The No. 4 seed in the Chapel Hill Regional, Davidson pulled a huge upset by beating No. 2 national seed North Carolina 8-4.
Two other No. 4 regional seeds also won. Tennessee Tech beat Florida State 3-1 in Tallahassee and Iowa knocked off host Houston 6-3.
North Carolina became the highest national seed to lose its regional opener since a No. 2 Florida lost to College of Charleston in 2014. The Gators were eliminated the next day.
College of Charleston, however, was...